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(E) Mario Preskar WINS in the First Round with KO
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  07/12/2003 | Sports | Unrated
(E) Mario Preskar WINS in the First Round with KO


Mario Preskar Wins in 1min 59 sec


Live via telephone from Las Vegas by Vedran Nazor: 10:07 PM (local) 1:07 AM (New York)

Hello Nenad, Mario wins in the first round of his first professional match. After the first minute, few body shots and KO in 1 minute 59 seconds. Opponent Roman Armstrong 221 Lb, Mario Preskar 209 Lb. (Change of an opponent was made at the day of the match).

Mario Preskar a new talent in the Don King's Productions.

Congratulations Mario on a first win.

Rounding out the world championship tripleheader, presented by Don King Productions, in association with Main Events, will be WBA Super Welterweight Champion Vivian Harris (22-1-1, 16 KOs), of Brooklyn, N.Y. making his initial title defense against unbeaten mandatory challenger, Souleymane "The Sensation" M'Baye (27-0, 18 KOs), of Levallois-Perret, France.

The Mayorga-Forrest and Corley-Judah bouts will be televised by HBO.

Highlighting an outstanding undercard will be three exciting elimination bouts.

Mario Preskar, 19 year old Croatian Super Heavyweight turns professional and will fight Sean McClure of Cincinnati in his professional debut. Preskar is 6' 1" and weighs 220 lbs. He's trained by his longtime coach Leonard Pijetraj. In a rematch of their July 27, 2002, contest, IBF No. 3 contender Pete Frissina (26-3-1, 15 KOs), of Tarpon Springs, Fla., will take on No. 5 Jesus Perez (23-2-2, 13 KOs), of Cordoba, Colombia, in an IBF bantamweight eliminator. Frissina captured the first meeting in a hard-fought 12 round decision to retain his North American Boxing Organization (NABO) 118-pound title. In, addition, former WBA light heavyweight champion and current WBA No. 2 contender, Lou Del Valle (31-3-1, 21 KOs), of Long Island, NY will battle No. 5 contender Manuel Siaca (16-4, 15 KOs), of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, in a WBA light heavyweight eliminator.

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