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ESPN Friday Night FIghts Weigh-In



Salem, NH (7/18/13) – Tomorrow night, ESPN’s Friday Night Fights returns to the historic Rockingham Park in New Hampshire with a scintillating 10-round main event featuring WBC #3-rated junior welterweight Olusegun Ajose (31-1, 14KO’s) taking on longtime lightweight contender “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy (22-3-1, 11KO’s).

In the co-feature bout, undefeated up-and-coming prospects Ryan “The Polish Prince” Kielczweski (16-0, 3KO’s) and Miguel “Mikito” Soto (11-0, 11KO’s) put their unblemished records on the line in an eight-round super featherweight showdown.

Tomorrow nights card will also feature special guests, Worcester’s top-rated super middleweight contender Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez fresh off his sensational 1st round TKO over Denis Grachev last Saturday in the finale of the Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 Tournament, Boston’s former Undisputed Welterweight Champion Tony DeMarco, and Boston fan-favorite and fast rising MMA star Calvin “The Boston Finisher” Kattar.

Below are the official weights from this afternoon’s weigh-in.

10 ROUNDS – JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHTS

Olusegun Ajose vs. Hank Lundy

Lagos, Nigeria Philadelphia, PA

31-1, 14 KO’s 22-3-1, 11 KO’s

140 lbs. 139.8 lbs.

8 ROUNDS -JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHTS

Ryan Kielczweski vs. Miguel Soto

Quincy, MA Arecibo, Puerto Rico

16-0, 3 KO’s 11-0, 11 KO’s

128.6 lbs. 129.2 lbs.

6 ROUNDS – HEAVYWEIGHTS

Charles Martin vs. Aaron Kinch

St. Louis, MO Newark, NJ

8-0-1, 7 KO’s 5-1-1 KO

239.4 lbs. 264.2 lbs.

6 ROUNDS – HEAVYWEIGHTS

Alexis Santos vs. Marlon Hayes

Lawrence, MA Newark, NJ

9-0, 8 KO’s 23-11, 11 KO’s

221 lbs. weighing-in later tonight

6 ROUNDS – JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Chris Gilbert vs. Luis Viramontes

Windsor, VT Brockton, MA

8-0, 6 KO’s 3-2-1, 1 KO

147.8 lbs. 149.6 lbs.

6 ROUNDS – HEAVYWEIGHTS

Jonathan Hamm vs. Daniel Martz

Atlanta, GA Clarksburg, WV

7-1, 5 KO’s 8-1, 6 KO’s
247.6 lbs. 252 lbs.

6 ROUNDS – SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Russell Lamour vs. Aquilano Brandao

Portland, ME Worcester, MA

3-0, 1 KO’s Pro-debut

164.6 lbs. 160.4 lbs.

4 ROUNDS – MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Gerald Schifone vs. Noel Garcia

Brockton, MA Springfield, MA

Pro Debut 2-18, 1 KO

155.4 lbs. 160.4 lbs.

The entire card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment, in association with Gary Shaw Productions, Classic Entertainment & Sports, and Rumble Time Promotions, and sponsored by Corona. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. ET, with the first bout scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. The televised portion of the card will be aired at 10:30 p.m. ET, on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN.

Tickets, priced at $75 VIP reserved, $45 reserved and $35 for general admission, are currently on sale, and can be purchased by calling 603-898-2311. Tickets may also be purchased at the door tomorrow evening.