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Thursday, March 13, 2008
NO HOLDS BARRED: Mo Lawal, Rory Markham, Pat Miletich, James Moore, Cristy Nickel, Oliva Fonseca, Bruce Silverglade, Mike O'Sullivan, Never Back Down
On this edition of NO HOLDS BARRED, host Eddie Goldman begins by reviewing the new mixed martial arts-themed film, Never Back Down, which opens in theaters Friday, March 14.
Next, we speak with one of the top freestyle wrestlers in America and the world, Mo Lawal. He has just signed with Team Quest and plans to start his professional mixed martial arts career following the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Rory Markham of the IFL will fight Emyr Bussade in a welterweight MMA fight Friday, April 4, on a card at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., popularly known as the Meadowlands. Markham is also a member of the Miletich Fighting Systems camp, led by MMA legend Pat Miletich, which will face the American Top Team in their first IFL action. We spoke with Rory Markham and Pat Miletich on a media teleconference call this week.
The annual tradition of a major boxing show at Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick’s Day weekend continues this year on Saturday, March 15, with a new headliner. Unbeaten junior middleweight James Moore (14-0, 10 KOs) of Queens, NY, via County Wicklow, Ireland, will have the toughest opponent of his pro career when he faces veteran former title challenger J.C. Candelo (27-9-4, 18 KOs). This is also only the second card being run by the new Celtic Gloves Promotions, which was formed principally to promote Moore. This card will take place at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, and will be webcast live at GoFightLive.com.
At a news conference this week, we spoke with James Moore about what to expect this Saturday night. We also spoke with women's junior middleweights Cristy Nickel (7-5, 4 KOs) and Oliva Fonseca (1-1-2), who fight each other on this card. We spoke with Bruce Silverglade, the matchmaker for Celtic Gloves Promotions, who is also the president and owner of the famed Gleason's Gym. And we spoke with Mike O'Sullivan, co-owner of Celtic Gloves Promotions.
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Labels: Bruce Silverglade, Celtic Gloves, Cristy Nickel, Eddie Goldman, Gleason’s Gym, James Moore, Mike O'Sullivan, Mo Lawal, Never Back Down, No Holds Barred, Oliva Fonseca, Pat Miletich, Rory Markham