Countdown To "OctoberFists"

Monticello, N.Y. – Oct. 23, 2007 – With another exciting night of boxing at Monticello Gaming & Raceway just days away, Sweet Science Events Ltd. is proud to announce its impressive list of boxers who will take the ring during Octoberfists this Friday, Oct. 26..

Heavyweight contender and Poughkeepsie native Zuri Lawrence (22-14-4) will headline the 8-bout card when he faces Dhafir Smith (18-16-6, 4 KO) of Upper Darby, PA in a scheduled 6-round bout.

“We have another great card highlighted by many Hudson Valley fighters,” said Cliff Ehrlich, senior vice president of Monticello Gaming & Raceway. “There aren’t too many venues in the area that can offer fight fans the opportunity to be as close to the action as they will be at Monticello Gaming & Raceway.”

The following is the scheduled card for Octoberfists:

6 Rounds; Heavyweight

Zuri Lawrence (22-14-4) Wappinger Falls, NY-VS- Jermaine Woods (8-3-1, 5 KO), Phoenix, AZ

6 Rounds; Light Welterweight

Daniel Sostre (4-3) Highland,NY-VS-Adam Czacher (1-2-1), Coram, NY

6 Rounds; Welterweight

Tommy Rainone (9-0, 2 KO) New York, NY-VS-William Wilson (2-2, 1 KO), Oxford NC

4 Rounds; Cruiserweight

Jon Schneider (5-1, 4 KO) Yonkers, NY-VS-Clarence Moore (4-1-1), Charleston, WV

6 Rounds; Welterweight

Michael Torres (9-0, 5 KO) Jersey City, NJ-VS-Charles Wade (4-1, 1 KO), Hartford, CT

4 Rounds; Heavyweight

Henry Fuentes (2-0, 1 KO) Miami, FL-VS-Robert Irizarry (1-4), Stamford, CT

*card subject to change

“As you can see with the names on this card, Sweet Science is committed to bringing another exciting action packed card to fight fans in the Hudson Valley,” said Jeff Wurst, president of Sweet Science Events Ltd.

Tickets to the event are $100 for premium, $50 for ringside and $30 for general admission. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 845-794-4100, X 494. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the first bout will begin at 7:30 p.m. VIP tables and sponsorship opportunities are available by calling 516-678-5622.

Monticello Gaming & Raceway, located on Route 17B in Monticello, N.Y., features more than 1,500 video gaming machines, the 350-seat Winner’s Circle Buffet, Mighty Mmmm Food Court, the 75-seat Lava Lounge and 250-seat showroom, HYPE, both featuring live entertainment. Monticello Gaming &Raceway is open from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. For more information, please call toll free (866) 777-GAME.

Article posted on 25.10.2007

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