PHILADELPHIA (JANUARY 31, 2014)–Tonight during the ESPN’s Friday Night Fights broadcast, the pairings for the much anticipated Boxcino 2014 tournament will be revealed to the world.
The Tournament, which was announced on Wednesday will feature two weight divisions with eight fighters competing in each division and will be broadcast live over five editions of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights.
The broadcast will begin at 9 pm eastern time.
“The last few days has brought a lot of excitement to all that are involved in the tournament,” said Arthur Pelullo, CEO of Banner Promotions.
“It has that March Madness feel to it where the matchups and the brackets mean everything to these fighters. We are excited for tonight to see who ends up fighting each other and the feedback we have received in the last few days has been overwhelming with positive remarks and anticipation.”
The opening round will commence on February 21st in Laughlin, Nevada with the Lightweight quarterfinals. The Middleweights will get underway on February 28th in Hammond, Indiana.