03.03.05 - On Wednesday, March 23 Duva Boxing presents a professional boxing show at the Butler, Pa. Days Inn. Popular local heavyweight, Brian Minto headlines the card, which begins at 8PM. Minto is returning to the ring following his controversial decision loss in December to 47 year old veteran Tony Tubbs..
Article posted on 03.03.2005
"I look forward to Brian getting back in the ring and I'm confident this is the first step for him to get back on track. We know Brian has the skills and desire to move up the heavyweight ranks in a very short time," stated promoter Dino Duva.
The card will also feature local favourites, heavyweight Carlton Johnson of Pittsburgh; light heavyweights Scott Kelly of Indiana, Pa. and Sharon, Pa's undefeated Anthony Pietrantonio, 5-0. Rounding out the show will be Hall of Fame manager Lou Duva's young prospect, Michael Marrone, 7-0,6 ko's, of Vero Beach, Fla.
Tickets are priced at $50 (Golden VIP), $35, (Ringside), and $20, for General Admission and are on sale at the Butler Days Inn, (724) 287-6761.