Found January 05, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
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 in the mouth. Cuban amateur standout Rances Barthelemy, 18-0 (11 KO) and younger brother to 2004 Olympian Yan, took a disputed 12 round decision over previously unbeaten junior lightweight Arash Usmanee, 20-1 (10 KO), in what was actually an entertaining main event, it was just a main event that looked as though it should have gone to Usmanee. In the main support bout, Jonathan Gonzalez earned a close decision over the more experienced Derek Ennis over 10 rounds. ******* It's unfortunate that a fun night of pugilistic arts can be basically ruined by what could be described as a wonky deci...

Friday Night Fights weigh-in results: Barthelemy-Usmanee, Gonzalez-Ennis

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...

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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