Encore Boston Harbor to host second Las Vegas-style fight night for Murphys Boxing championship match
(JULY 26, 2019) — Tickets are now on sale for Encore Boston Harbor's
second Murphys Boxing
championship match on Friday, August 23rd
at the newly opened $2.6 billion resort. The second match is subsequent to a sold-out event on Friday, July 12th
, which saw more than 2,300 attendees.
"We were thrilled to see such success with our inaugural Murphys Boxing match earlier this month," says Robert DeSalvio, President of Encore Boston Harbor. "We are so happy to bring these Las Vegas-style events to the Boston area, and we're glad to see the community responding so well. We plan to continue offering these can't-miss nights."
Headlining the stacked card will be Boston's most popular fighter, Mark DeLuca (24-1, 13 KOs) who will take on undefeated Mexican knockout artist, Edgardo Velazquez (11-0, 11 KOs) in a 10-round battle for DeLuca's title. The co-main event will feature one of the hottest fighters in the super featherweight division, Murphys Boxing's own, Abraham Nova (15-0, 11 KOs) and Mexico's Jesus Antonio Perez Campos (23-3, 18 KOs). The undercard will feature a who's who of many other Boston-area based fighters.
"People are still buzzing about our last event at Encore Boston Harbor.", says Ken Casey, Murphys Boxing founder and promoter. "It's so exciting to be coming right back to Encore with the big guns like DeLuca, Nova and Gongora all on the same card while the excitement is still in the air."
Encore Boston Harbor will host Murphys Boxing fight night on Friday, August 23rd
. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and are on sale now at ticketmaster.com.
About Encore Boston Harbor
Encore Boston Harbor is a $2.6 billion integrated luxury gaming resort destination featuring a 210,000 square foot casino, 671 lavishly appointed hotel rooms, an ultra-premium spa, specialty retail, 15 dining and lounge venues and a state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. It is the largest private, single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Situated on the waterfront in Everett, MA and connected to Boston Harbor, Encore Boston Harbor has opened part of the Mystic River shoreline to the public for the first time in more than a century. The resort has created a six-acre Harborwalk featuring pedestrian and bicycle paths that provide access to the river, an events lawn, picnic and public viewing areas, as well as ornate floral displays and public art.
About Murphys Boxing
Murphys Boxing was founded by Dropkick Murphys' frontman, Ken Casey in 2014. In just 5 short years, Murphys Boxing has become the premier boxing promoter in the New England area and one of the hottest young promotions in the country.
2018 was a breakout year for Murphys Boxing as they took their first fighter to a world title. Along with the promotion's first champion, several Murphys Boxing fighters secured world title opportunities and nationally televised fights in 2018. Murphys Boxing closed out their banner year by co-promoting the WBO Middleweight Championship bout between Demetrius Andrade and Walter Kautondokwa in front of over 10,000 fans at the TD Garden, the legendary home of the Boston Celtics, which was broadcast internationally on DAZN.
Murphys Boxing's current roster features world ranked contenders like Mark DeLuca, Charles Foster, Abraham Nova, Greg Vendetti, Gary 'Spike' O'Sullivan and undefeated prospects like Niall Kennedy, Carlos Gongora, William Foster III and more!