ESPN Friday Night Fights Going to Turning Stone Resort
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Nationally-televised professional boxing is returning to the Oneida Indian Nation's Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center in New York. On January 25, 2013, ESPN Friday Night Fights will air a 12-round main event featuring Russian pugilist Ruslan Provodnikov (22-1, 15 KOs) defending his WBO Welterweight Intercontinental title against Jason "El Nino" Pagara (30-2, 19 KOs) of the Phillipines.
The co-feature welterweight bout pits Tony "Lightning" Luis (15-0, 7 KOs) of Cornwall, Ontario against Miguel "Silky Smooth" Gonzalez (20-3, 15 KOs) of Cleveland.
Promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions said in a press release, "We are thrilled to be back at Turning Stone for the third time in four months. Turning Stone’s commitment to hosting championship level nationally-televised events has quickly made it a premier East Coast venue for boxing. GCP and Banner Promotions promote shows all over the world and Turning Stone is my favorite place to hold an event bar none. January 25th will be another terrific night of boxing for the fans. You definitely don't want to miss it!"
The undercard will be announced at a later date. But with Ruslan-El Nino and Lighting-Silky Smooth on the card, you won't want to miss this.
Tickets range from $25 to $70 and can be purchased by calling the Turning Stone Box Office at 315-361-7469 or going online at Ticketmaster.com.