Presser at Rio open to public

The Rio Casino will host a public press conference for Hometown Heroes on Wednesday, March 31st at the Show in the Sky Stage at 5:00 pm. Hometown Heroes, presented at the Rio Casino on Friday, April 2nd features boxing’s finest young prospects including Sharif “The Lion Warrior” Bogere, Bradley Blankenship, Terence Crawford, Lonnie Smith, Eddie Salas, Michael Finney, Fidel Maldonado Jr. and Robert Rodriguez. The public is invited to attend and obtain photos and autographs from the fighters.

The RIO CASINO is located at 3700 W. Flamingo Road in Las Vegas. Doors on the night of the event will open at 6pm with the first bell scheduled for 6:30pm.

Advance tickets, priced at $100, $50 and $30, can be purchased through Ticketmaster (, 1-800-745-3000) and the RIO CASINO box office (, 1-888-746-7784).

HOMETOWN HEROES is presented by Guilty Boxing in association with TKO BOXING Promotions.

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