Foxwoods Resort Casino will play host to yet another knockout night of boxing, as ESPN 2's "Friday Night Fights" returns Friday, August 5th at 8 PM. Fight fans will experience two of boxing's most exciting heavyweight performers, as Hartford's own "Lawrence Clay Bey" (18-4-0, 15 KOs) battles Derek "The One Man Riot" Bryant (21-3-0, 16 KOs) from Philadelphia. Another Connecticut native, "Delvin Rodriguez" (15-1-1, 8 KO's), will battle Luther "Sugarman" Smith (22-3-2, 12 KO's) from Washington, DC. This 10-round co-feature bout, which promises to be a fight to remember, will be shown live in primetime on ESPN2 and seen nationally. The action-packed card is presented by Northeast Promotions, in association with ESPN2 and Foxwoods Resort Casino.
"We take great pride in bringing the best in championship boxing to Foxwoods Resort Casino and this fight card in particular will be a must-see for local fans" said Tom Cantone, Vice President of Entertainment at Foxwoods. "We've worked closely with Northeast Promotions to showcase two of Connecticut's rising stars."
The remainder of the fight card will be announced closer to the event. Tickets, priced at $65, $50 and $30, are available by calling Foxwoods at 1.800.FOXWOODS or by visiting the Foxwoods box office. More information is also available at www.foxwoods.com.