This Saturday night (July 13, 2013) Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in association with 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. & TNT Promotions presents live professional boxing at The Harv. A full slate of battles are in store for your entertainment to include:
Undefeated Welterweight Wilkins "The Hispanic Hurricane" Santiago taking on perennial contender Gilbert "Gordo" Venegas. Fans can expect constant fireworks in this classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico matchup. Santiago seeks to fight his way into contention against Venegas who is best known for his shocking knockout victory over current WBC & WBA #3 ranked contender Ed Paredes & highly disputed draw with world renowned Jesus Soto Karass.
Undefeated Super Middleweight "Big Chief" Morgan Fitch faces his toughest foe to date in Billy Bailey. Big Chief, currently ranked #19 in the U.S., has performed well in previous Mountaineer appearances, but will need to step up his game against Bailey who’s known worldwide as “The Gatekeeper” to the top 15 in the division. The last time the native Californian traveled to the tri-state area he lost a razor thin split decision to undefeated top contender & 2008 Olympian Azea Augustama in a hard fought battle that took Fight of the Night honors that evening.
In the evening’s "Special Attraction", Heavyweight Nick "The Stoneman" Firtha returns to face Robert “Big Philly” Hawkins. It will mark Akron, OH’s Firtha first bout at Mountaineer since 2008. Hawkins has traveled the world in some of the biggest matchups in the Heavyweight division vs. the likes former Champions David Tua, Samuel Peter, Oleg Maskaev & current #1 contender Bermane Stiverne to name a few.
Crowd favorites Billy "Hutch" Hutchinson & Joey “The Hitman” Holt are back. Hutch goes toe-to-toe with tough as nails Angel "The White Tiger" Rios while Holt does the same with popular Dustin Caplinger.
Greg Brady and Travis Reeves in a Cruiserweight clash & more & and as always don’t miss the beautiful Ring Dolls. Come watch professional boxing at its best at the top venue in the tri-state area!
Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35 & Bleachers $25 plus service fee. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling 1-800-80-40-HOT x8297 or online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com or www.Etix.com. Free parking. First bell 7:30 P.M. Bouts subject to change.
About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort is located in Chester, WV. Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center, and a convention center. Visit Mountaineer at www.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.