After a successful inaugural show, Tuesday Night Fights is back for the 2nd installment on Tuesday, September 16 at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
The show, which is promoted by Joe Hand Promotions and D and D Management is a pro-am show that will feature some of the best talent in the Philadelphia region.
Headlining the professional portion of the card will be undefeated Super Middleweight Derrick Webster battling Taneal Goyco in a bout scheduled for 6-rounds.
Webster of Glassboro, New Jersey has a record of 17-0 with 8 knockouts and is one of the top prospects in the area. He has campaigned between Middleweight and Light Heavyweight but has settled in at Super Middleweight.
He has solid wins over Romaro Johnson, veterans Darnell Boone, Lester Gonzalez and his last bout when he won a 6-round unanimous decision over Michael Gbenga on May 30 in Philadelphia.
To say Goyco has been matched tough is an understatement. in his 14 pro fights (6-7-1, 3 KO’s) he has taken on 8 fighters that were undefeated at the time. He has wins over Dennis Morris (1-0); Frankie Filippone (14-2-1) and Jeremy Trussell (8-0). In his last bout the native of Philadelphia was stopped by John Magda (6-0) in four rounds on June 27 in Las Vegas.
Fresh off his exciting pro debut in the first Tuesday Night Fight’s card, Avery Sparrow (1-0) of Philadelphia will square off with Pedro Andres (1-3, 1 KO) of Bridgeton, NJ in a four round Featherweight bout.
Dante Wright of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Lionel Charles (0-3) of New York in a four round Jr. Middleweight bout.
Wright was a 4-time Philadelphia District Golden Gloves and National PAL Tournament champion.
Jerome Conquest of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against William Harris (0-3) of Darby, PA in a Jr. Welterweight contest.
There will be 7-amateur bouts that will be a prelude to the professional card that will be headlined by national Golden Gloves champion Christian Carto and Eric Gordon in a 3-round bout in the 110-pound weight division.
Tickets for this great evening of boxing are $50 for reserved and $30 for General admission and can be purchased online at www.2300arena.com or by calling 215 364 9000.