Sam Soliman vs. Jermain Taylor next Wednesday, October 8th
NEW YORK CITY (October 4, 2014) IBF Middleweight World Champion “KING” SAM SOLIMAN made the rounds before breaking training camp in New York City visiting the Engine 33 — Ladder 9 Firehouse and “The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden.
In the afternoon Soliman headed to Engine 33 – Ladder 9 on Great Jones Street in Manhattan where he received well wishes from numerous firemen.
“I have so much deep respect for the sacrifice these men and women make everyday, I remember vividly watching the courage shown during 9/11 from my home in Australia.”
The Champ’s next stop was Madison Square Garden where company executives gave him a grand tour.
“It’s a beautiful arena, full of legendary tales of world title fights over the years. I’d love to defend my title there in the future.”
Soliman, 44-11-0 (18KO’s) will break camp in New York City on Friday and head to Biloxi, Mississippi for the challenge from Taylor, 32-4-0 (20KO’s).
At the age of 40, Soliman won his first world title by defeating Felix Sturm on May 31, 2014, in the champions’ homeland of Germany.
SOLIMAN VS. TAYLOR is presented by Dibella Entertainment and Warriors Boxing, in association with Soliman Stanley Promotions.
Tickets priced at $89.95, $69.95, $49.95 and $29.95, plus tax and service charges, are available at the Beau Rivage Theatre box office, or through any Ticketmaster outlet or online at Ticketmaster.com. Doors open at 4:45pm, with the first bout scheduled for 5:30pm.