GFL REAL FIGHTS Presents Witherspoon VS Phelps on TCN & CSN Comcast Beginning Februrary 9

February 6, 2015 by
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February 6, 2015

GFL, The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet continue their weekly combat sports series, REAL FIGHTS, with world class boxing as Silver Spoon Promotions presents another show stopper with Witherspoon VS Phelps featuring a full lineup of prize fighting emanating from Pennsauken, New Jersey.

Local favorite and Heavyweight contender Chazz Witherspoon (31-3, 23 KOs) of Paulsboro, NJ will take on Cory Phelps (16-7-1, 8 KOs) of Catlettsburg, KY in a bout scheduled for 10-rounds.
The show is promoted by Witherspoon’s Silver Spoon Promotions.

Witherspoon (31-3, 23 KOs) of nearby Paulsboro, New Jersey established himself as one of the top American Heavyweights as the St. Joseph’s University graduate won his first twenty-three bouts with wins over the likes of Michael Alexander (11-0), Talmadge Griffis (24-6-3), Jonathan Haggler (18-1) before suffering his 1st defeat to future two-time world title challenger Chris Arreola via controversial disqualification.

Witherspoon went on to win three win a row which was highlighted by an entertaining 8th round stoppage over Adam “The Swamp Donkey” Richards (21-1). That fight was voted Ring Magazine’s 2008 Heavyweight Fight of the Year. Witherspoon then dropped a fight to future two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson.

Witherspoon went on to score 4-consecutive knockouts which included a devastating 3rd-round destruction over Tyson Cobb (14-2).

Witherspoon then took on undefeated prospect Seth Mitchell on April 28, 2012 in a bout where Witherspoon had Mitchell badly hurt in several occasions before Mitchell came away with the victory.
In Witherspoon’s last bout, he score an exciting 8th round stoppage over Tyabb Beale on July 12 in West Deptford, New Jersey.

Phelps of Catlettsburg, KY has a record of 16-7-1 with 8-knockouts.

The 30-year old is a 10-year pro and captured the ABA Cruiserweight title with a 3rd round stoppage over Jason Williams (9-2) in 2014 and has a draw with former world title challenger Bobby Gunn (18-3).

Phelps has fought the likes of Joe Rea (3-0), Donovan George (13-0-1), Alexander Frenkel (14-0), Tommy Karpencey (15-1-1), Dewey Cooper (17-3-3) and is coming of a loss to former Heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (55-6-1) on August 23 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Air times are listed below:
The Comcast Network: (all zones): Monday, February 9 at 7:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Mid Atlantic): Saturday, February 14 at 2:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Philly): Saturday, February 14 at 8:00pm ET
The Comcast Network: (Mid Atlantic): Saturday, February 14 at 11:00pm ET
The Comcast Network (Philly): Sunday, February 15 at 3:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Thursday, February 12 at 7:00pm ET
CSN Philadelphia: Sunday, February 15 at 8:00pm ET

CSN regions in other major markets including CSN Mid Atlantic, CSN Northwest and CSN Bay Area will also be airing Witherspoon VS Phelps in the weeks and months to follow. In addition, close to 25 cable and satellite systems carry CSN and because of that wide distribution across numerous regions and even nationally via satellite, GFL REAL FIGHTS is available on additional platforms.

To stay connected with GFL and this unique fight series, visit these TCN & CSN online locations for up-to-the-date programming info.
The Comcast Network
CSN Philadelphia
CSN Washington
CSN Baltimore
CSN New England
CSN Northwest
CSN Bay Area

Upcoming Events on Comcast
2/9: Chazz Witherspoon vs Cory Phelps (boxing)
2/16: Arm Wrestling
2/23: CFFC 45: Stiner v Horcher (MMA)
3/2: Broadway Boxing

About GFL:
GFL ( is a fast-growing media and sports entertainment company that utilizes a proprietary technology to deliver the most exciting LIVE combat sports events worldwide and an incredible viewing experience to a global audience. With a diverse mix of combat sports properties, GFL is the premier online destination for live boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai, kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu and more. Since its inception in 2007, GFL has streamed more than 2,500 live events with over 10,000 hours of combat sports content. In addition to its web platform, GFL is available on Roku, IPhone, IPad, as well as other internet ready devices, and broadcasts a weekly, two-hour, syndicated fight TV show on CSN, TCN and SNY, as well as live pay-per-view events directly to iN DEMAND.


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