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Hector Camacho Jr. (40-1-1, 23 KO's) To Headline Inaugurual 2006 Fight Night At The Tank Event Card

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks
Professional boxing action returns to the HP Pavilion at San Jose with Fight Night at the Tank on, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Hector Camacho Jr. (40-1-1, 23 KO’s) headlines a stellar line-up of fighters as Fight Night kicks off with the first of five nights of professional boxing action in San Jose. The 2006 edition of Fight Night at the Tank promises the same hard-hitting action that has made Fight Night at the Tank the premier professional boxing series in the Bay Area.


Other fighters scheduled for the March 23 event are George Garcia (11-0, 4 KO’s) of Salinas who will be fighting in a six-round Heavyweight bout, Fight Night at the Tank favorite Kelsey Jeffries (33-9, 2 KO’s) of Gilroy who will be fighting in a six-round Women’s Super Bantamweight bout, Jesus Rodriguez (6-1, 2 KO’s) of Salinas who will be fighting in a four-round Jr. Welterweight bout and James McCloskey (2-2-1, 2KO’s) of Los Angeles who will be taking on Brian Theodile (1-0, 1 KO) also of Los Angeles in a four-round Heavyweight bout. All fights are subject to change.

Individual tickets to Fight Night at the Tank go on sale March 6 at 10 a.m. at the HP Pavilion Ticket Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers located in Wherehouse Music stores, Tower Records and Ritmo Latino locations throughout the Bay Area, online at ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at (408) 998-TIXS, (415) 421-TIXS or (510) 625-TIXS. For information about purchasing season tickets to the Fight Night at the Tank series or for group discounts, call (408) 999-5841.

Camacho, nicknamed “Macho,” brings a record of 40-1-1 with 23 career KO’s into his Fight Night at the Tank debut. He will showcase his skills in a 10-round junior middleweight bout. The son of the three-time world champion Hector Camacho, Camacho now resides in Orlando and is currently ranked 50th in the world in his class. After turning pro in the mid 1990’s, the Puerto Rican native didn’t lose his first fight until 2002. Since then, Camacho has gone undefeated and will be making his first appearance at the Tank in March.

The remaining Fight Night at the Tank schedule includes cards on: Thursday, May 18, July 20, September 14 and November 16. All fights begin at 7:30 p.m.
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