One of the most exciting fighters in boxing makes his return to the ring this Saturday night as former world title challenger “The American Boy” Jason Litzau (29-3-1 23KOs) of St. Paul, MN faces Iowa’s Lance “Lay ‘Em Down” Williams (7-5 4KOs) in an eight round lightweight bout that headlines Jim Loons Boxing and Promotion’s “Throwdown at the Bear” event at Black Bear Casino and Resort in Carlton, MN. The action will be streamed exclusively to the world at FloBoxing.tv with the first bout starting at 7 p.m. CST.
Event promoter and Fond Du Lac Band Member Jim Loons is excited to bring Litzau’s comeback fight to Black Bear Casino. “Boxing fans all over the state have been waiting for Litzau’s comeback fight and I’m glad I was able to bring it to Black Bear Casino. We’re excited to present a first class show on FloBoxing.tv and work towards bringing bigger and better events here. ”
Litzau’s last fight in August of 2015 was a highly controversial draw against Hylon Williams Jr. Litzau is eager to prove he will still be a factor in the lightweight division. Litzau said, “The American Boy is coming back to show the only way he knows how to do it and that’s to be exciting and to make another world championship run. This is it. If I can’t be great then it’s time for me to get a 9-5 job.”
Litzau is looking to reintroduce himself to a national audience on FloBoxing, “Every time I fought on TV the ratings were extremely high because The American Boy gives 110% and all my blood, sweat and tears and we’re going to do big ratings on FloBoxing.tv. I’m excited my fans around the world can see me fight live.”
Iowa’s Lance “Lay ‘Em Down” Williams who will be looking to boost his career with big upset win similar to his stunning knockout victory over Ricky Lopez in February of 2015. Williams said, “I was always told in the amateurs that I’d eventually fight Jason Litzau. He and his brother were always known and now as pros it’s time. Winning this fight opens lots of doors for me. I promise to bring a fast paced fight with lots of action and I’m coming to win.
The six-bout card begins at 7pm and will also feature cruiserweight contender Al Sands, top undefeated jr welterweight prospect Delorien Caraway as well as a Minnesota State Jr Welterweight Title fight between Duluth’s Markus Morris and Minneapolis’ Jeremy McLaurin. Tickets will be available at the door or on www.ticketfly.com.