PRLog - Jan. 15, 2013 - DALLAS -- Standing 8 Promotions, North Texas’ leading promotions company for the sport of professional boxing, ensures that 2013 will be a knockout year with the announcement of its Bud Light Pro Fight Series featuring a six fight card at the Hurst Conference Center. With an expected attendance of 1,900 fans, the seven-bout Fight #1 on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Hurst Conference Center will be nothing less than electrifying as local boxers go mano-a-mano in the ring. Remaining fights of the Bud Light Pro Series are scheduled for May 17, June 29, August 24, October 26, and December 7, 2013.
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Fighters to watch include:
· British native “Cracking”
· Irving-resident Hector Vazquez is 8-1 as a pro. As an amateur boxer, Vasquez beat two-time world champion Adrien Broner, former World Boxing Organization Super Featherweight Champion and current World Boxing Council Lightweight Champion of the World. Vasquez was a 2008 Olympic alternate for Team Mexico.
· Tony Lopez of Fort Worth is 1-0 in his young pro career and 68-3 as an amateur. His first pro win was a first round knockout at Standing 8 Promotions’ Mid-Cities Mayhem in November 2012.
· Chap Huggins, 6-0-1, of Fort Worth is returning to the ring after successfully battling cancer.
What: Fight #1 of Bud Light Pro Fight Series produced by Standing 8 Promotions
When: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Time: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The opening bell will ring at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Hurst Conference Center – 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, Texas 76054
Tickets: Tickets may be purchased online at www.standing8promotions.com and at www.ticketalternative.com or by calling 877-725-8849. Tickets cost $30 for general admission, $60 for ringside rows 1-3, and $100 for VIP seating (includes private wait staff services). Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
For hi-res images, interviews and media tickets, please contact Susan Friedman.