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Khan vs. Peterson tickets go on sale on Friday

Washington, DC (October 27)…Tickets for “Capital Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson” go on sale TOMORROW, Friday, Oct. 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Big-time boxing’s return to our nation’s capital has created a buzz amongst sports fans ready to see the Unified Super Lightweight Champion Amir “King” Khan defend his titles against the No. 1-rated IBF Contender Lamont Peterson on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Plus, Brandywine, Maryland’s undefeated top heavyweight contender and former Michigan State University standout linebacker Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell and Lamont’s brother and top lightweight contender Anthony Peterson will be featured in separate fights.

Tickets, priced at $300, $150, $75, $50 and $25, go on sale Friday, Oct. 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or by purchasing them online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets for fans traveling from the United Kingdom are available for purchase online at www.Sportscorporation.com or by calling +44 (0)845 163 0845.

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“Capital Showdown: Khan vs. Peterson,” a 12-round Unified Super Lightweight World Title Fight for Khan’s WBA World Super Championship and IBF World Championship, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Khan Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. The HBO World Championship Boxing telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. ET/6:45 p.m. PT.

BOWLERS MANCHESTER – RUNNING ORDER FRIDAY 28th OCTOBER ***LIVE ON BOXNATION (SKY CH. 456)***

Fight # 1 – 18:30 hrs
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Featherweight Contest
MARK EVANS v DAN NAYLOR

Fight # 2 – 18:55 hrs
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Middleweight Contest
JOHN QUIGLEY v KRISTIAN LAIGHT

Fight # 3 – 19:30 hrs
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Heavyweight Contest
D. T PRICE v NICK GIGG

Fight # 4 - Floater must finish Pre-20:00 hrs
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Lightweight Contest
KIRK GOODINGS v ROBIN DEACON

BOX NATION BROADCAST COMMENCES @ 20:00 HRS

Fight # 5 – 20:10 hrs
6 X 3 Minute Rounds International Light-Middleweight Contest
MATTHEW HALL v ALEX RIBCHEV

Fight # 6 – 20:40 hrs
12 X 3 Minute Rounds International Welterweight Contest
DEAN BYRNE v FRANK HAROCHE HORTA

Fight # 7 – Follow on
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Middleweight Contest
LUKE BLACKLEDGE v JOE RYAN WALSH

Fight # 8 – 22:10
8 X 3 Minute Rounds Welterweight Contest
RONNIE HEFFRON v ARVYDAS TRIZNO

BOX NATION BROADCAST CONCLUDES @ 23:00 HRS

Fight # 9 - Follow On or Floater
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Welterweight Contest
LIAM TAYLOR v JOHNNY GREAVES

Fight # 10 - Follow On or Floater
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Welterweight Contest
SHAYNE SINGLETON v SEAN GORMAN

Number 8 in the World, Mansour returns to defend his title on Dec 2

DOVER, Del. — Dover Downs Hotel & Casino announces the next Friday Night Fights series event on Dec. 2 in the Rollins Center. Ranked number eight in the world, Amir “Hard Core” Mansour returns with his amazing 15-0 record defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Title with whomever is brave enough to step up. In August, Mansour handily defeated Dominick Guinn for the title.

The undercard is packed with powerful favorites including NABF Super Featherweight Title holder, Ronica Jeffery fresh off her August win and sporting an 8-0 record, Anthony Caputo Smith who proudly holds an 11-0 record after his TKO in August, local “Mighty” Mike Tiberi with an impressive 17-1-0 record, Dorian Spivey from Portsmouth, Va. (39-6-1), “Rockin” Ryan Belasco (15-5-3), Omar Douglas and Lamont Singletary, both won by TKO in August and newcomer affectionately known as “Dover Kid.”

Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $35 to $200. 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.

Article posted on 28.10.2011



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