Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/26/14
The final press conference was held on Wednesday to discuss the  "Friday Night Fights at Magic City Casino" to be held this Friday, January 4, 2013, at Stage 305 in the Magic City Casino. It's the 2013 debut for ESPN's Friday Night Fights. Headlining will be a 12-round IBF #2 super featherweight elimination bout between Miami's own Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (17-0, 11 KOs) and fellow undefeated prospect Arash Usmanee (20-0, 10 KOs). In the co-featured televised bout, Puerto Rican powerhouse Jonathan "Mantequilla" Gonzalez (15-0-1, 13 KOs) takes on highly regarded Philadelphian Derek "Pooh" Ennis (23-3-1, 13 KOs) in a junior middleweight 10-rounder. Quotes from the Conference: Credit: Warriors Boxing Leon Margules (Warriors Boxing) - Every fighter on this card can win and that's refreshing and exciting in today's boxing. I am very excited to have this event at the Magic City Casino; we hope we have several shows at this wonderful venue. This is the first show on ...
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