Thursday Nov. 13, 2008
AUGUSTA, Ga.---Some big boxing news involving Augusta's own Ray Whitfield. Whitfield will be back in the ring February 7th to fight for the W.B.O. championship belt.
Whitfield will take on Omar Navares for the championship in Buenos Aries, Argentina. Whitfield, undefeated at 22 and 0 with 11 knockouts as he'll battle another undefeated with Navares standing at 28 -0 and 2. The last time Whitfield was in the ring was back in June and has been holding out for a big time title fight. Now, he's got it. The Whitfield camp was hoping to have the fight here in the U.S., but sometimes ya gotta go where the opponent is.