Scheduled for Saturday, February 6, at the iconic Masonic Temple Downtown, “Detroit Brawl” will feature a diverse array of up-and-coming prospects and established contenders from Michigan and around the world including Detroit's James Gordon Smith (8-0, 5 KOs), Ed Williams (10-1-1, 4 KOs), James Ballard (5-0, 2 KOs), and Antonio Wade (1-0, 1 KO), undefeated Dominican Eudy Bernardo (20-0, 14 KOs), Brooklyn's Dimash Niyazov (8-0-3, 4 KOs) and the professional debut of Turkmenistan's former Asian Games Amateur Champion, Serdar Hudayberdiyev.
Former world title challenger and currently world-ranked cruiserweight Junior Wright of Chicago (14-1-1, 11 KOs) will fight in the night's eight-round main event.
“I am delighted to have such a prestigious establishment like Greektown Casino as my principal sponsor for this fantastic event,” said Dmitriy Salita. “It is good to see they are getting behind professional boxing in Detroit and supporting its resurgence. I'd like to thank their team for the vote of confidence and look forward to delivering a world-class event that is worthy of their support.”
“We are happy to support the rebirth of world-class boxing in the city of Detroit with Salita Promotions, through the Detroit Brawl series,” said Ryan Bufalini, Senior Director of Marketing at Greektown Casino.
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Tickets for “Detroit Brawl” are priced at $28, $38, $48, $63, $93, and $123 and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000, or by visiting the Masonic Temple box office. For event information visit themasonic.com and SalitaPromotions.com. On fight night, doors open at 6:30.
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