Salita’s ‘Detroit Brawl’ Returns on Saturday, November 12, at Historic Masonic Temple in Detroit
Thursday September 29, 2016— On Saturday, November 12, once again at the iconic Masonic Temple in Downtown Detroit, Dmitriy Salita and Salita Promotions will host the latest installment of the “Detroit Brawl” series of shows.
Already a favorite with Motown’s boxing fans, this Detroit Brawl will feature several series alums including James Gordon Smith, Jarico O’Quinn, Serdar Hudayberdiyev, Dorell Van Horn Jr., and Alexey Zubov.
Once again sponsored by Thomas Magee’s Sporting House Whiskey Bar, tickets for “Detroit Brawl” will be priced at VIP $123, Balcony $100, Ringside $93, $63, $38, and $28 and available at all Ticketmaster outlets and Tickmaster.com.
26-year-old bantamweight James Gordon Smith (10-0, 6 KOs) of Detroit was last seen at a previous Detroit Brawl, on May 14 of this year, going to electrifying war against Mexico’s tough Pablo Cupul. Smith won a unanimous six-round decision and the hearts of the fans with his thrilling back-and-forth victory.
21-year-old bantamweight Jarico O’Quinn (3-0, 2 KOs) of Detroit was last in the ring on August 6 in Temecula, California, winning a unanimous four-round decision over local product Johnathan Quiroz on CBS Sports Network.
29-year-old super welterweight Serdar Hudayberdiyev (3-0, 2 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York via Turkmenabat, Turkmenistan, was last seen on July 16 of this year at yet another Detroit Brawl, winning a four-round unanimous decision over formerly undefeated Steven Andrade.
28-year-old super middleweight Dorell Van Horn Jr. (9-1, 6 KOs) of Detroit will be looking to rebound from suffering his first career loss in August of this year. Fighting on the undercard of a Showtime-televised event, Van Horn dropped an action-packed four-round unanimous decision to New York veteran Henry Beckford at Rhinos Stadium in Rochester, New York.
29-year-old cruiserweight Alexey Zubov (12-1, 7 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York via Magnitogorsk, Russia, last fought in August was well. Zubov won a unanimous six-round decision over Eric George at the same Showtime show at Rhino’s Stadium.
“I am proud of The Detroit Brawl and the fighter development and action for the fans the series provides,” said Dmitriy Salita. “We have several popular fighters returning from Detroit and around the world and they’ll all be in tough fights to further their careers and keep the Detroit fans on the edge of their seats. I’m also proud to announce that this show, like all the Forgotten Harvest, one of the nation’s largest food rescue organizations. The last show was able to donate over 3000 meals to worthy families.”
More fights, opponents and rounds will be announced shortly. On fight night, doors open at 5:00 pm and the fights begin at 6:00 pm.
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