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Monday, Jun 27, 2005

‘mighty Mo’ And Botha Usher In Mayhem At The Mirage

From K-1:

‘Mighty Mo’ and Botha Usher In Mayhem At The Mirage

K-1 "Battle at Bellagio III" tournament champion "Mighty Mo" Siligia (26-3 (20 KO’s) will collide with former world boxing champion Francois "The White Buffalo" Botha (46-11-2 (30 KO’s) during a three-round K-1 "Mayhem At The Mirage" Superfight on Saturday, August 13th.

Expected to be a duel dominated by punching power, the matchup between the 265 pound Siligia and the 250 pound Botha will mark the first time ever that the two will have met in competition.

Siligia is coming off his single greatest triumph in the squared circle, a hard-fought, Superfight victory over reigning K-1 king Remy Bonjasky at Las Vegas, Nevada’s Bellagio on Saturday, April 30th. A considerable underdog, Siligia patiently waited to close the distance between his long legged opponent and him and, upon finally doing so in the third and final scheduled round of action, struck Bonjasky down with a short, but vicious right hand. Bonjasky recovered, but the knockdown gave Siligia a slight edge on the judges’ scorecards and a victory via split decision.

Since he made his introduction to K-1 last February, Siligia, a prot

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