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Golden Child Returns!

On Friday, June 26th, fight fans at the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Arizona will get a first-hand look at some of the brightest young stars in the boxing when undefeated middleweight Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs, rising junior middleweight star Erislandy Lara and 2008 United States Olympic Bronze Medalist Deontay Wilder step into the ring in separate featured bouts on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights”. In the main event, knockout specialist Jacobs (16-0, 14 KOs) makes his fourth appearance of 2009 when he battles George Walton (20-3, 12 KOs) in a middleweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds. Opponents for Lara (6-0, 4 KOs) and Wilder (5-0, 5 KOs) along with a full slate of undercard bouts will be announced shortly. Tickets, priced at $25 to $120 in advance, are on sale now and are available by calling 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting the Desert Diamond Casino Box Office.

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