Prize Fight Promotions is heading back to the Fitz Casino & Hotel in Tunica, Mississippi on Saturday, October 3rd with a five bout fight card. Historically, this boxing series “Fights at the Fitz” has been immensely popular with local fans, and every event is a sell out.
In the 8-round Lightweight Main Event, fan favorite Tyrese “Head Honcho” Hendrix (17-0, 7 KO’s) of Atlanta, GA goes up against his toughest opponent to date in Matthew Strode (20-2, 9 KO’s) of Ashville, NC. In his last fight at the Fitz, the aforementioned fast-handed Tyrese Hendrix showed his elite boxing skills by winning via knockout over Robbie “Peashooter” Cannon. The winner of this bout will be in line for a regional title.
Also, scheduled on the card in a 6-round Light Heavyweight bout is heavy-handed Daniel Sackey (12-1, 6 KO’s) from Atlanta, GA versus tough veteran Ross Thompson (27-13, 17 KO’s) of Buffalo, NY.
In an exciting 4-round Jr. Middleweight bout Dante Moore (5-0, 4 KO’s) of Cleveland, OH will battle against Nathan Kempa (1-0, 1 KO) of St. Louis, MO.
In addition, a 4-round Super Middleweight bout between Jake Thomas (0-0-1) of Nashville, TN and Billy Cunningham (3-3, 3 KO’s) has the making of a fan friendly bout. Further, in a 4-round heavyweight bout, former amateur standout Mike Wilson (1-0, 1 KO) of Central Point, Oregon battles Larry Slaton (1-1-1) of Atlanta, GA who was a long-time sparring partner for former undisputed cruiserweight champion of the world, O’Neil Bell.
Tickets available for purchase at the Fitz’s gift shop priced at $35. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with the first fight at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call Ticketmaster at (901) 525-1515, the Fitz Casino at (800) 766-5825 or Prize Fight Promotions (662) 349-6263.