Fans and media packed the Pony Club Lounge in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Friday afternoon for the final press conference for “Fright Night Fights”, an action packed evening of world class professional presented by TKO Boxing Promotions. Cruiserweight contender and Johnstown fan favorite Andres “Taylor Made” Taylor and undefeated Pittsburgh based welterweight Jesse Lubash discussed their upcoming fights on Saturday night and took time to meet local fights fans in anticipation of the event.
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Taylor is facing off in the main event against Leo Bercier of Great Falls, Montana. The Taylor/Bercier eight round bout is a rematch of their “Fight of the Year” candidate bout which Bercier won by decision on June 27th in Youngstown, Ohio.
Lubash will battle Mounds View, Minnesota veteran, James Wayka in a six round bout at “Fright Night Fights.”
Priced at $60, $30 and $20**, tickets for “Fright Night Fights” can be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com., phone 800-745-3000), the War Memorial Arena Box Office (814-536-5156), Giant Eagle Markets in Johnstown, (1451 Scalp Ave. and 1234 Broad St.) and at Watchmakers Diamonds & Jewelry, 1252 Scalp Ave. in Johnstown. A limited number of VIP seats can also be purchased at all outlets.
The Cambria County War Memorial Arena is located at 326 Napoleon St. in Johnstown. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm, with the first bell at 8pm.