Thell Torrence of Platinum Entertainment in association with Adam Fish of Big Fish Boxing Promotions will present boxing at its finest when they showcase former undisputed welterweight champion Zab Judah (37-6-0 KO: 25) vs. former 3-Time Light Welterweight Champion Jesus Rodriguez (19-3-0 KO: 5).
The co-main event features the rising star of the Philippines, WBC International Super Bantamweight Champion Balweg Bangoyan (13-0-0 KO: 7) vs. Alejandro Perez (13-1-1 KO: 8).
The action-packed undercard also includes the undefeated pride of Ireland, former Australian Light Welterweight Champion Dean Byrne (10-0-0 KO: 4) and British heavy-hitter Patrick J. Maxwell (15-2-1 KO: 10) of Manchester / Sheffield, England as well as a host of local and international talent for the entertainment of Las Vegans, tourists and worldwide media alike on the evening before the highly anticipated Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton extravaganza. “This is a major boxing event during Cinco de Mayo week and is designed to attract thousands of fight fans. A top shelf fight card offering extremely affordable pricing and easy access make this a “must attend” event at the South Point” said Adam Fish of Big Fish Boxing Promotions.
Friday, May 1, 2009 Doors Open: 6:30 p.m. First Bout: 7:00 p.m.
South Point Arena (Seating Capacity: 7500) South Point Hotel & Casino 9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89183
Tickets priced at $100.00, $50.00 and $25.00 are on sale at the South Point Box Office, by phone at (702) 797-8055 or online at www.southpointeventscenter.com.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit AUTISM SPEAKS which is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism, increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. See www.autismspeaks.org