Top-ranked heavyweights headline Friday Night Fights Aug. 23 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
DOVER, Del. — Friday Night Fights returns to the Rollins Center® on Aug. 23 with a headline title bout between two Top Ten U.S. heavyweights, unbeaten sensation Amir “Hardcore” Mansour, ranked No. 10, and Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris, ranked No. 9. Mansour, 18(14)-0 of Penns Grove, N.J., and Harris, 26(11)-17-2 of East Orange, N.J., will battle 12 rounds for the vacant U.S. Boxing Association heavyweight title. A win for Mansour would propel him into the Top Ten heavyweights in the world.
The co-feature for the evening will be a ten-round match between New York’s Edgar “El Chamaco” Santana (27-4, 18 KOs) against an opponent to be named for the North American Boxing Association Junior Welterweight championship title.
Fighters on the undercard are unbeaten Washington, D.C., welterweight Dusty Hernandez Harrison (16-0, 9 KOs), and Delaware’s super featherweight Omar “Super O” Douglas (8-0, 6 KOs), lightweight “Jolt’n” Joey Tiberi (9-1, 5 KOs), super middleweight John “Church Boy” Bowman (6-0, 1 KO), and cruiserweight Lamont “Problem Solver” Singletary (5-0, 4 KOs).
Tickets go on sale today at noon for $40 – $200 and may be purchased by calling VIP Services at 800-711-5882 or visiting doverdowns.com.
The first bout will begin at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Will call will be open from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit doverdowns.com for updates. Event, times and card are subject to change or cancellation without notice. For media credentials and interview or photo requests, please contact Lisa Rollins at [email protected]