VERONA, NY. (January 16, 2015) – The popular boxing elimination tournament, Boxcino 2015, will reveal the pairings for this year’s junior middleweight and heavyweight divisions tournament Tonight! on “ESPN Friday Night Fights,” beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT, live on ESPN2. Boxcino 2015 will make its season debut on Friday, February 13, 2015, featuring four exciting quarterfinal bouts in the junior middleweight division at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The entire Boxcino 2015 series will be televised live on “ESPN Friday Night Fights.”
Promoted by Banner Promotions and Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports (CES), remaining tickets to the February 13 edition of Boxcino 2015, priced at $125, $65, $40 and $30, including facility fee, can be purchased via www.ticketmaster,com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, all Ticketmaster outlets or in person at the Mohegan Sun Box Office.
The Boxcino 2015 season debut will feature four quarterfinal bouts with the winners moving on to semifinals which will take place on April 3.
The Boxcino 2014 tournament spawned breakout stars Willie Monroe and Petr Petrov. Both are now world-rated No. 3 as well as future stars Brandon Adams & Fernando Carcamo. Monroe will be featured in the main event of tonight’s live telecast from Turning Stone Resort Casino, taking on the rugged Bryan Vera with the NABA and NABO middleweight titles at stake.
“We are excited to kick off Boxcino 2015 by announcing this year’s brackets,” said Banner Promotions CEO Artie Pelullo. “Last year’s tournament was very successful and we look forward to having the first round of junior middleweights at Mohegan Sun. There have been many classic fights at the Mohegan Sun and on February 13 we plan on adding to the great tradition.”