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From: Friday Night Fights NYC
Church Street Boxing Gym
25 Park Place, NYC, NY 10007
(212) 571 1333
Friday Night Fights Brings Back The Original 8-Man Tournament!On Friday July 22nd - Friday Night Fights, returns to the 8 man tournament format with the appropriatelynamed: 8-to-1 Tournament. This will mark the 3rd time that the Friday Night Fights has utilized thetournament format since starting it in 2008.
This July’s tournament, like the original one will be held at 154lbs. In 2009 Friday Night Fights held thetournament at 140lbs and chose not to run the tournament in 2010.In Friday Night Fights tradition, participants will be from throughout the entire country. FNF Promoter,Justin Blair said “When we started producing the 8 man tournament in New York we knew we werebreaking new ground.
Our commitment to providing our fans with the best possible fights required usto go far and wide to bring the best we could to compete on (both of) our tournaments and this one is nodifferent. We have fighters from Canada & throughout the US”. When asked about including West Coastfighters in the tournament, Blair added “We’ve inquired with a few but many seemed to be ‘unavailable’however we hope to have that region represented as there is such a strong base of Muay Thai there”.
Participants include Hiro Perera (Washington, DC), Phillip LeGrand (Brooklyn, NY), MikeDougherty (Ottawa, Canada), Diarmade McGregor (Boston, MA) with the remaining four fighter’snames to be released in the next 10 days.The card will also include several super bouts including the long awaited match between Alex Berrios vsRigel Balsamico amongst them.
What: 8-1 - The Friday Night Fights 8 man tournament!.
When: Friday July 22nd, First bell at 7:30pm (rain date Friday August 5th)
Where: Broad Street Ballroom. 41 Broad Street (Between Beaver & Exchange)
Who: Top Muay Thai fighters from the US, Canada & beyond.
More info: for more information please check out www.fridaynightfights.com
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