Strikebox’s Inaugural Event on February 6, 2009

James “Colossus” Thompson.  Photo courtesy of Strikebox.

A BATTLE OF TITANS FOR STRIKEBOX’S INAUGURAL EVENT

ENGLAND’S JAMES “COLOSSUS” THOMPSON COMES TO MONTREAL TO FACE STEVE ” THE BOSS BOSSE

MONTREAL (QUEBEC) Thursday, January 8th – The STRIKEBOX organization is proud to announce the signature of international star JAMES “COLOSSUS” THOMPSON for the main event of its inaugural event that will take place on Friday February 6th at Mel’s Studios in Montreal. A native of Bristol, England, Thompson has 14 wins on his record and he is very intimidating with his 6’5 and 255 pounds frame. 11 out of his 14 wins have come by way of knock-out and he’s faced the best heavyweights in the world; he went toe to toe with the likes of Kimbo Slice, Don Frye, Aleksander Emelianenko, Eric “Butterbean” Esch, Hidehiko Yoshida and Dan Severn.

For this inaugural event, Thompson will have his hands full with heavy hitter STEVE “THE BOSS” BOSSE who has 3 wins by knock-out out of his 4 victories. It’s a huge test for Bosse as he faces the biggest challenge of his young career after only 5 professional bouts. Thompson has fought around the world and he’s already faced the toughest strikers in the business – he won’t be intimidated one bit by “The Boss”.

STRIKEBOX will become the event of choice for fans who love stand-up wars as it will feature some of the best strikers in the business. Also on the card for this great night of action: Pete “Secret Weapon” Spratt vs. Martin “The Hammer” Grandmont, Hosier “Commando” Bruno vs. Bob “The Train” Landry, Johan “The Bulldozer” Croes vs. Eric “Lightning” Leclerc, Frederic Pilon vs. Christopher “The Tank” Boisvert, Adam Kastner vs. Pierrot ” Speedy” Marcoux, Jeff “The Shark” Sharp vs. Erik “The Barbarian” Dumaine and some other bouts to be announced shortly. Tickets are on sale NOW on the Admission network by calling 514-790-1245 (toll free 1-800-361-4595) or by going online at http://www.admission.com. Tickets are available at $200.00, $100.00, $75.00 and $50.00. VIP tables for 8 are also available at a price of $2,400.00.

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