(MAR 6) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --
Fresquez Productions held a press conference yesterday to announce
its next boxing event, "Mayhem," headlined by 14-time, three
division world champion Holly "The Preachers Daughter" Holm
(32-2-3, 9 KOs) - the recognized pound-for-pound Queen of Boxing
- against challenger "Merciless" Mary McGee (20-1, 11 KOs) on
Saturday night, May 11 at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque.
"Mayhem," presented by Fresquez
Productions in association with Route 66 Casino Hotel, will
feature Holm defending her International Boxing Association (IBA)
junior welterweight title in the 10-round main event against
former NABC World lightweight titlist McGee, who fights out of
"Holly Holm has repeatedly proven that she's the best
pound-for-pound women's fighter in the world," promoter Lenny
Fresquez said. "Mary McGee is a bright, talented boxer who
earned this world title shot. She impressed us all last December
in her fight on the Holm-Prazak card at Route 66 Casino Hotel.
Unlike others that call-out Holly, only to break negotiations
because they were never serious, Mary is stepping up to the
plate like a real fighter."
The 31-year-old Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs) has defeated a Who's Who
list of woman boxers from the 140 through 154-pound weight
classes, including Ann Sophie Mathis, Christy Martin, Mary Jo
Sanders, Mia St. John, Jane Couch, Duda Yankovich and Chevelle