Undefeated rising lightweight star
Milton Santiago will fight a four-round semi-windup against Travis
Thompson Friday at Harrah's in Chester.
Santiago, of Philadelphia, is 7-0 with
three knockouts. Thompson, of Pottstown, is 7-11-3 with three
In the main event, cruiserweight Jarret
Hurd (13-0, eight KOs) will oppose 5-1 Emanuel Sanchez of Laredo,
The scheduled six-bout professional
boxing card features five undefeated fighters, all having had
successful amateur careers, including 12-0 junior lightweight Omar
Douglass of Wilmington, 4-0 middleweight Caleb Plant of Ashland City,
Tenn., and 2-0 Philadelphia featherweight Stephen Fulton.
Several are affiliated with the Floyd
Mayweather camp, according to the promoters.
First bell is at 7:30. Tickets,
available at the door, are priced at $45 and $75.