Tickets for "Redemption: Peterson vs. Holt" go on sale today, Monday, January 28th at 1:00 p.m. EST.
Championship boxing's return to our nation's capital has created a buzz among sports fans ready to see, IBF Junior Welterweight Champion, Lamont Peterson defend his title against former WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Kendall Holt on Friday, February 22nd at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. In addition, this fight marks the first bout in fourteen months and title defense for Peterson as IBF Champ.
"REDEMPTION: Peterson vs. Holt," a 12-round Junior Welterweight World Title Fight for Peterson's IBF World Championship Belt taking place Friday, February 22, 2013, at the DC Armory. The fight titled "REDEMPTION", is co-promoted by Gary Shaw Productions and Headbangers Promotions and broadcast live by ESPN 2's Friday Night Fights beginning at 9 p.m. EST.
Tickets priced at $250, $150, $100, $75, $25 (not including applicable service charges), go on sale Monday, January 28th at 1:00 p.m. and will be available for purchase at the DC Armory box office and all Washington, D.C. Ticketmaster locations . To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.com.
Peterson vs. Holt is a high quality match-up, and a great main event for Friday Night Fights. There's a lot at stake, especially considering that Peterson just signed with Golden Boy, and will be looking to get back in the mix with their other top-tier junior welterweights, such as Lucas Matthysse, or Amir Khan for a rematch.
Peterson's last fight, his title-winning effort against Amir Khan, was also held in Washington D.C. He has also taken part previously in a Friday Night Fights event at the D.C. Armory as well.