NABF Champ fights for WBC

Alicia Ashley for the WBC Super Bantamweight Championship! 
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Three-time World Champion goes for 4th

Be there on Saturday, July 23rd at the outdoor Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx, NY to cheer Alicia “Slick” Ashley on to victory in a 10-round WBC Super Bantamweight title fight. “Slick” will be taking on the eager Christina Ruiz of San Antonio, Texas on Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing ‘Knock Out Cancer’ boxing card. All proceeds from the show will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Purchase your tax deductible tickets at Gleason’s Gym (718-797-2872)
or call Luigi Olcese (914-469-0430).

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. * First bout starts at 7:15 p.m.

Hunts Point Produce Market is located at 772 Edgewater Road, Bronx
Directions: Subway (off “6” train – Hunts Point stop), Driving (Bruckner Expressway or I-278)

The Opponent: Christina Ruiz

Record: 6-3-1 (4 KO)
Residence: San Antonio, Texas

Last Fight: In her last fight, Ruiz scored a 3rd round knockout victory over the undefeated Emily Klinefelter.

Slick’s Corner …

Finally:   She states, “This title fight is a long time coming.  The WBC Championship is prestigious and I’m happy to finally prove my worthiness by fighting for it.”

A Boxer’s Memoir: In the entertaining and poignant “The Sweetest Thing”, author and Australian amateur champion Mischa Merz shares her personal journey in the world of boxing.  Along the way, Merz makes reference to many of her female boxing idols, mentors and friends including Alicia “Slick” Ashley.  The Sweetest Thing: A Boxer’s Memoir can be purchased on

History Maker: In her last outing on January 19, 2011, Alicia made history by becoming the first female boxer to headline a professional boxing card in New York City.  “Slick” won an eight-round unanimous decision over Crystal Hoy.

Special thanks to EAI, Inc., for sponsoring Alicia “Slick” Ashley in the upcoming WBC title fight.  From liquid boot to venting, and traditional tank removals, EAI can offer turnkey solutions to any environmental, coating or waterproofing need. For more information, visit
“It would be phenomenal to win my 4th world title, especially in New York with my friends, family and fans lending support in what should be an exciting boxing match.” – Alicia “Slick” Ashley

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