Boxcino Finals set for This Friday at the Turning Stone Casino Resort LIVE on ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS
Verona, NY (May 19, 2014)–This Friday Night, The finals of the popular Boxcino 2014 lightweight and middleweight tournaments will be held at the Turning Stone Resort Casino.
The fights will be broadcast live on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes & WatchESPN at 9 PM ET.
After 3 months of great action, 4 men will battle for 2 belts to be called 2014 Boxcino Champion.
In the lightweight finals, Petr Petrov (34-4-2, 16 KO’s) of Madrid, Spain via Russia will take on Fernando Carcamo (17-5, 13 KO’s) of Ciudad, Mexico.
In the middleweight championship, undefeated Brandon Adams (14-0, 9 KO’s) of Los Angeles, CA will take on Willie Monroe Jr. (17-1, 6 KO’s) of Rochester, NY.
Petrov reached the finals with a 6-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Fedor Papazov and a 4th-round stoppage of Chris Rudd.
Carcamo reached this point with a 2nd-round stoppage over previously undefeated Samuel Neequaye as well as a 8-round split decision over Miguel Gonzalez.
Adams and Monroe will be in familiar surroundings as they each won their semifinal bouts at the Turning Stone Casino Resort on April 18.
Adams scored a 4th-round stoppage over Daniel Edouard and then followed that up with his semifinal split decision win over Raymond Gatica on April 18.
Monroe went into the hometown of Donatas Bondorovas and took home a split decision. In his semifinal bout, he boxed his way to a 8-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Vitalii Kopylenko.
“This has been a great tournament and these four guys have a tremendous opportunity on May 23,” said Banner Promotions president Artie Pelullo.
“I want to thank ESPN for getting behind Boxcino and I know they have been happy with the fights so far. These are two excellent match ups for the finals and we are excited to crown 2 champions.”