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Clay Bey vs Bryant on August 5

25.07.05 - Foxwoods Resort Casino will play host to yet another knockout night of boxing, as ESPN 2’s “Friday Night Fights” returns Friday, August 5th at 8 PM. Fight fans will experience two of boxing’s most exciting heavyweight performers, as Hartford’s own Lawrence Clay Bey (18-4-0, 15 KOs) battles Derek “The One Man Riot” Bryant (21-3-0, 16 KOs) from Philadelphia..

Another Connecticut native, “Delvin Rodriguez” (15-1-1, 8 KO’s), will battle Luther “Sugarman” Smith (22-3-2, 12 KO’s) from Washington, DC. This 10-round co-feature bout, which promises to be a fight to remember, will be shown live in primetime on ESPN2 and seen nationally. The action-packed card is presented by Northeast Promotions, in association with ESPN2 and Foxwoods Resort Casino.

“We take great pride in bringing the best in championship boxing to Foxwoods Resort Casino and this fight card in particular will be a must-see for local fans” said Tom Cantone, Vice President of Entertainment at Foxwoods. “We’ve worked closely with Northeast Promotions to showcase two of Connecticut’s rising stars.”

The remainder of the fight card will be announced closer to the event. Tickets, priced at $65, $50 and $30, are available by calling Foxwoods at 1.800.FOXWOODS or by visiting the Foxwoods box office. More information is also available at www.foxwoods.com .



About Foxwoods

Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, is the world’s largest casino resort with nearly 5 million square feet of exhilarating entertainment, gaming, dining, shopping, and resort experiences, all under one roof. Honored with 47 “Best Of” awards by the readers of Casino Player Magazine as well as AAA 4-Diamond awards for both its Paragon Restaurant and Grand Pequot Tower Hotel, Foxwoods is recognized as an incomparable entertainment destination.

With more than 50 restaurants, retail shops and nightclubs throughout its airy glass enclosed concourse, every imaginable amenity is available for leisure and business guests. Foxwoods features 1,400 luxury hotel rooms and suites, 55,000 square feet of superior meeting space as well as world class entertainment in its 1,400 seat Fox Theatre. Six distinctive casinos with over 7,400 slot machines, 380 table games, the largest poker room on the East Coast, High Stakes Bingo and the Ultimate Racebook offer visitors the gaming experience of a lifetime.

Foxwoods is the premier resort destination in the Northeast and recently completed a $300 million expansion adding a visually stunning Hard Rock Cafe, the first legendary Amy Ruth’s restaurant outside of New York City, a world-class golf destination, Lake of Isles, featuring two Rees Jones designed courses as well as clubhouse facilities and private villas, and additional gaming, retail, nightlife and dining experiences.

An additional $700 million expansion was recently announced that will add a new 825 room hotel tower with an expanded spa, 150,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, more restaurants, nightclubs and retail, as well as a new 4,000 seat multi-purpose theater. This expansion will be completed during the summer of 2008.

Conveniently located only 8 miles from Long Island Sound and Mystic, Connecticut, Foxwoods is easily accessible from Boston, New York, Hartford, Providence and Newport, R.I.

For more information call 1-800-FOXWOODS or visit FOXWOODS.com.

Article posted on 25.07.2005



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