Found January 04, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
Tonight at the Magic City Casino in Miami, Florida, ESPN holds its first Friday Night Fights event of the year, showcasing a battle of unbeatens between Rances Barthelemy and Arash Usmanee, and a co-feature between Jonathan Gonzalez and Derek Ennis. The weigh-ins for the card were held yesterday, and Gonzalez, who made a fool of himself last year by showing up ridiculously overweight for an HBO fight, was on point, while his opponent was the one over the mark. 12-Round IBF #2 Elimination Main Event Rances Barthelemy 128.25 vs. Arash Usmanee 128.75 Jonathan Gonzalez 152.75 vs. Derek Ennis 161 (contract weigh 154) Radivoje Kalajdzic 180 vs. Grover Young 189.25 Roberto J. Acevedo 166.75 vs. Francisco Rios Gil 165.75 Hairon Socarras 122 vs. Josh Bowles 121.75 Keith Tapia 204 vs. Rafael Valenzula 198 Yuri Ramanau 138.25 vs. Jeremy Bryan 140 the two televised bouts will be a 12-round elimination bout for the IBF's #2 position at super featherweight between Miami-based Cuban Rances...

Rances Barthelemy Takes Questionable Decision Over Arash Usmanee, Jonathan Gonzalez Eeks Out A Win

If the inaugural episode of ESPN2's Friday Night Fights is any indicator of things to come, boxing fans may be in for essentially the exact same things they've grown used to in the last however long. While the card itself was, overall, a satisfying one from an action standpoint, the decision rendered by the judges in the main event was enough to leave a bitter taste...

Barthelemy-Usmanee, Gonazlez-Ennis final presser quotes, notes

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...
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