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Peterson vs. Holt fight week activities begin this afternoon with fighter workouts


Fight week for the Lamont Peterson vs. Kendall Holt Friday Night Fights card in Washington D.C. begins this afternoon, with media workouts for both fighters. Fight week then continues for Redemption: Peterson vs. Holt, throughout the rest of the week, with a press conference, the pre-fight weigh-ins, and then the fights themselves on Friday. Right here, find the complete breakdown of what’s coming up and how you can get involved.

Today, Feb. 19 5:00 p.m.       Lamont Peterson, Kendall Holt, David Grayton, Dominic Wade and Danny Kelly Workout for Media and Youth Members of the DC Dept. Of Parks and Recreation Boxing Program

Members of the media are invited to come see the professional boxers on the “Redemption” card workout at the Kennedy Recreation Center.  The fighters in attendance will showcase

their boxing prowess and talent for District youth and their families from the DC Dept. of Parks and Recreation boxing program (capacity 300).  With five fighters back-to-back in the same building, it is certain to be a high-energy atmosphere that will heighten the tension and excitement leading up to fight night.

Location:       Kennedy Recreation Center; 1401 Seventh St. NW (at O St. NW); Washington, DC 20001

5:00 p.m. – Danny Kelly

5:30 p.m. – Dominic Wade

6:00 p.m. – David Grayton

6:30 p.m. – Kendall Holt

7:00 p.m. – Lamont Peterson

Wednesday, Feb. 20   12:00 p.m.      Final Press Conference

Open to the public! (Space limited; first come, first served.) All of the “Redemption” fighters will appear together for the final press conference at the Dow Lohnes Media Center. The fighters will give their final thoughts before they enter the ring for Friday night.

Location:        Dow Lohnes Media Center

1200 New Hampshire Ave, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036

11:30 a.m. – Media arrival

12:00 p.m. – Press conference begins

Thursday, Feb. 21 12:00 p.m.       Official Weigh-In

“Redemption: Peterson vs. Holt” as championship boxing returns to Washington, DC Official Weigh-In.  All of the event’s featured fighters will weigh-in.

Location:      Grand Hyatt Hotel, Constitution Ball Room: 1000 H Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

11:30 a.m. – Media check-in

12:00 p.m. – Weigh-in begins

Friday, Feb. 22

5:00 p.m.    Washington DC Stadium Armory Doors Open

6:00 p.m.    First Fight

9:00 p.m.    ESPN Friday Night Fights Telecast begins                             

“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, $100, $75, $50 and $25 (not including applicable service charges), are on sale now at 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.