BJ FLORES AND ELVIN AYALA
HEADLINE "FIGHT NIGHT AT THE PLAZA" IN
VEGAS ON JANUARY 23RD
LATEST BOXING NEWS - For the first
time in over four years, world class
professional boxing will return to the
Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV on
Friday, January 23rd, it was jointly
announced today by TKO BOXING Promotions
and Reno's "Let's Get It On" Promotions.
"We're looking to make "FIGHT NIGHT AT
THE PLAZA" a bi-monthly event starting in
January. The Plaza Hotel and Casino has a
great tradition of supporting boxing with
numerous future world champions having
fought there including Antonio Tarver,
Sergio Mora, Sergei Liakhovich, Steven
Luevano, Julio Diaz and Guty Espadas Jr.
The Fremont Street Experience is known
for its classic Las Vegas experience and
we look forward to playing a major part in
Presented in association with
Rattlesnake Events, tickets for "FIGHT
NIGHT AT THE PLAZA" are priced at $99.50,
$59.50 and $24.50 and go on sale this
Monday morning, December 29th at 10am at
the Plaza Hotel and Casino Box Office
(800-634-6575) and through their website,
The evening of boxing will take place
in the Plaza Hotel and Casino Convention
Hall, with doors opening at 6pm, first
bell is scheduled at 7pm.
Headlining the inaugural "FIGHT NIGHT
AT THE PLAZA" will be world ranked
cruiserweight BJ Flores. Currently
training in Las Vegas, the Phoenix
resident is undefeated at 21-0-1 (13KO's)
and world ranked #2 by the IBF, #5 by the
WBO, #8 by the WBA and #15 by the WBC.
The co-feature bout will mark the
return of world title challenger Elvin
Ayala, 18-3-1 (8KO's). The New Haven , CT.
resident challenged IBF middleweight
champion Arthur Abraham on March 29th,
losing a very hard fought battle.
In a special feature attraction,
undefeated welterweight prospect Bayan
Jargal, 9-0-1 (6KO's), will make his Las
Vegas debut in a six round bout.
The undercard features Reno, NV
brothers Derek and Tyler Hinkey in four
round bouts. Super middleweight Derek
sports a record of 6-1-0 (6KO's) while
Tyler brings a record of 4-0-1 (3KO's)
Rounding out "FIGHT NIGHT AT THE PLAZA"
are prospects, junior lightweight Lonnie
Smith, 5-2-2 (4KO's) of Las Vegas and
Fairfield, CA welterweight prospect,
Gabriel Del Real, 1-0 (1KO), who will be
appearing in separate four round bouts.
Much more information on this event
will be announced shortly.