Friday, May 1, 2009
April 6, 2009 (Las Vegas, NV) Thell Torrence of Platinum Entertainment and Adam Fish of Big Fish Boxing Promotions present boxing at its finest when Filipino star, WBC International Super Bantamweight Champion Balweg “The Davao Hitman” Bangoyan (13-0-0 KO: 7) goes toe to toe with Alejandro “El Alcaran” Perez (13-1-1 KO: 8) for the WBC International Super Bantamweight Title at the South Point Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Doors Open: 6:30 p.m. • First Bout: 7:30 p.m.
South Point Arena, Las Vegas, NV
A previous bout featuring the former undisputed welterweight champion Zab “Super” Judah has been pulled from the card due to a hand injury he suffered while training.
Featured as the special attraction of the evening will be former British Commonwealth and European Union Heavyweight Champion Michael Sprott (30-13-0 KO: 16) who recently knocked out Olympic Gold Medalist Audley Harrison.
The action-packed undercard includes the undefeated pride of Ireland, former Australian Light Welterweight Champion Dean “Irish Lightning” Byrne (10-0-0 KO: 4) as well as Salvador Sanchez (13-3-2 KO: 6), the nephew of the legendary Mexican fighter, Salvador Sanchez. It will also include a host of local and international talent for the entertainment of Las Vegans tourists and worldwide media on the evening before the highly anticipated Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton extravaganza. Freddie Roach, hall of fame trainer of pound-for-pound king, Manny Pacquiao, will be joining us ringside for our event along with many other world-renowned boxing celebrities.
“This is a major boxing event during Cinco de Mayo week and is designed to attract thousands of fight fans,” said Adam Fish of Big Fish Boxing Promotions. “This is a top-shelf fight card offering extremely affordable pricing and easy access making this a must-attend event at the South Point.”
Tickets are priced at $25, $50 or $100 and can be purchased at the South Point Box Office located at 9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89183, online at www.SouthPointCasino.com or by phone at (702) 797-8055.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks which is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism, increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. See www.autismspeaks.org.
For additional information, please visit www.SouthPointCasino.com.
Shelley Williams, Media Relations, Platinum Entertainment
(702) 233-8087, Fax (702) 242-9164 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Public Relations
South Point Hotel and Casino