NEW YORK(February 13, 2014) Below are the Official Weigh-In results for tomorrow’s ESPN Friday Night Fights/Rockin’ Fights 12 event presented by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing at The Paramount in Huntington, New York.
Junior Welterweights, Main Event-10 Rounds
Chris Algieri, 142 vs. Emmanuel Taylor, 141
Junior Welterweights Co-Main Event-8 Rounds
Issouf Kinda, 141 vs. Jeremy Bryan, 141
Welterweights, TV Opener-4 Rounds
Wendy Toussaint, 148 vs. Anthony Gangemi, 148
Lightweights, Swing One-6 Rounds
Alan Gotay, 134 vs. Carl McNickles, 135
Middleweights, Swing Two-6 Rounds
Jason Escalera, 160 vs. Lekan Byfield, TBA
Anthony Karperis, 136 vs. Calvin Smith, TBA
Remaining tickets, priced at $200, $150, $100, $60 and $50, for ESPN Friday Night Fights/Rockin Fights’ 12 are available through Ticketmaster, (www.Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000). Tickets are also available by calling Star Boxing at (718) 823-2000 or on their website www.starboxing.com and through The Paramount Box Office, (631) 673-7300.
The Paramount is located at 370 New York Avenue in Huntington, New York. Doors will open on the night of the event at 7:00 p.m. with the first bell at 7:30 p.m. Phone (631) 673-7300.
ABOUT ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS
ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will begin at 9 p.m. ET live on ESPN2,
Watch ESPN and broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+.
ESPN Deportes will re-brand its coverage as Noche de Combates (formerly Viernes de Combates) with some telecasts on Saturdays.
Blow-by-blow commentator Joe Tessitore and ringside analyst Teddy Atlas will return to describe the action for ESPN2. Both are recipients of the prestigious Sam Taub Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism presented by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA): Atlas (2001), Tessitore (2010). Studio host Todd Grisham (@GrishamESPN), will return for his second season providing all the latest boxing news and highlights. Bilingual reporter Bernardo Osuna (@osunaespn), who last year became the series’ first-ever on-site reporter, will contribute to Friday Night Fights in English, and Noche de Combates (Fight Night) in Spanish.
ESPN Deportes Commentators/Studio:
Delvin Rodríguez will call the fights with Pablo Viruega for Noche de Combateson both ESPN Deportes and ESPN Deportes+, while Leopoldo González and Claudia Trejos will anchor the studio. Hall of Fame referee Joe Cortez will join Trejos and González in studio throughout the season, with Osuna providing reports and interviews.