Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/22/14
Friday night from the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Penn., Main Events and NBC Sports will roll out the third installment of their Fight Night series with two well-matched bouts that should produce viewer-friendly action. In the main event, rising junior middleweight Gabriel Rosado (19-5, 11 KOs) takes on veteran contender Sechew Powell (26-4, 15 KOs) in a 12-round bout for the vacant WBO Intercontinental title. In the chief support, Bethlehem native Ronald Cruz (16-0, 12 KOs) meets Prenice Brewer (16-1-1, 6 KOs) in a 12-round welterweight bout for the vacant WBC Continental Americas welterweight belt. When NBC and Main Events decided to partner for the Fight Night series the goal was to showcase exciting fights instead of providing a showcase for specific fighters. Only bouts that were well-matched, meaning they had a chance to produce fireworks in the ring and did not have an obvious outcome, would get the green light to appear on the program. Thus far they have delivered. The ope...

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