NEW YORK (May 8, 2014) - Next Friday, May 16, DiBella Entertainment (DBE), in association with Jean Pascal Promotions, will return to the beautiful Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., for an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation card live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
The card will feature exciting fights and promising young talent from top to bottom, including the two previously announced live televised bouts.
Headlining the card in the 10-round main event will be highly regarded undefeated super featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. (15-0, 12KO's) taking on once-beaten Tyler Asselstine (14-1, 7KO's).
Returning to ShoBox for the second time in 2014, red-hot prospect Frank Galarza (13-0-2, 9KO's) will face fellow undefeated prospect Sebastien Bouchard (9-0, 2KO's) in the co-feature. Galarza-Bouchard is scheduled for eight rounds in the junior middleweight division.
With such a great card, Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment, has decided to donate a large block of tickets to different youth organizations in the New England area. A number of local USA Boxing gyms will be bringing some of the area's future up-and-coming talent to see the loaded card, as well as a large group of Student Athletes from the West Warrick school district
"We believe that it is important to give back to not only to the amateur boxing program but also all young athletes in general. This is our society's future, and we are pleased that we have this opportunity to bring both groups to this great event at Foxwoods Resort Casino next Friday night," said Lou DiBella.
Tickets are priced at $125, $85 and $45 may be purchased online at foxwoods.com by calling the Foxwoods' box office at 800-200-2882, or in person at the Foxwoods box office. Tickets may also be purchased through any Ticketmaster outlet or online at Ticketmaster.com
Steve Farhood, Barry Tompkins and former World Champion Raul Marquez will call the action on SHOWTIME.The executive producer is Gordon Hall with Richard Gaughan producing and Rick Phillips directing.
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