New York, NY (August 27, 2015) -
Pandora Promotions is proud to announce that the “Triboro Fight
Night” will make its series debut on September 15, 2015 at the
outdoor Studio Square in Queens, NY. Headlined by former
four-time world champion and Brooklynite Alicia “Slick” Ashley,
the night of boxing will feature some of New York’s hottest
prospects and contenders.
Ashley (22-10-1, 4 KOs) will be
vying for her 5th world title against the worthy and undefeated
current Interim WBC Bantamweight Champion Christine “Lightning”
McMahon (7-0, 3 KOs) of Monaghan, Ireland in a 10-round
championship bout for the vacant WBC Super Bantamweight crown.
“It’s an absolute pleasure to not only fight in New York, but to
also have the chance to reclaim the title that I lost a year
ago,” stated Ashley. “The WBC belt is one of the most
prestigious titles and to, once again, showcase my skills in
front of my hometown fans and fellow Jamaican contingency is a
true honor. I’m very excited and look forward to a phenomenal
The 48-year old Ashley, a 17-year boxing veteran, lost the title
at the hands of a split-decision to Mexico’s Jackie Nava in
September 2014. She will also look to capture the Guinness Book
World Record as the Oldest Active Female World Boxing Champion
with a victory over McMahon.
The co-main event will feature Astoria’s own Armin Mrkanovic
“The Bosnian Prince” (7-2, 3 KOs) against Lamont Capers of
Hawley, PA in a eight round cruiser-weight bout. Mrkanovic has
won three of his last five fights with his last victory back in
February of this year.
“Ashley is one of the most skilled and well-respected female
boxers in the world. She will be facing a tough opponent in
McMahon who is looking for another world title herself,” said
Luigi Olcese, Director of Boxing Operations, Pandora Promotions.
“The rest of the card showcases very good talent including
It’s going to be a great night for boxing under the stars.”
The rest of the card will be announced shortly.
Doors open at 5:30pm and the fights begin at 6:30pm. Tickets
start at $60 and can be purchased at www.PandoraBoxing.comor at
Gleason’s Gym, 77 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY.
For sponsorship or VIP tables, please call Luigi Olcese via
914.469.0430 or firstname.lastname@example.org.