ESPN Friday Night Fights will return to theEvent Center at Turning Stone Resort and Casino on January 25th, 2013. The Main Event will feature former WBO JrMiddleweight World Champion Sergiy“Razor” Dzinziruk of the Ukraine against NABO Middleweight Champion Brian Vera of Austin, Texas. Vera will be defending his title against Dzinziruk.
Tony “Lightning” Luis of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada will be face to face with Miguel “Silky Smooth” Gonzalez of Cleveland, Ohio as the co-feature Jr. Welterweight bout. Just a few months ago, Luis scored a first round knock out of Andres Ledesmaright here at Turning Stone on September 1.
has quickly become a hot spot boxing venue along the East Coast. As the host, Turning Stone is committed to bringing championship level nationally televised matches to their facilities. Promoter of this event, Greg Cohen, of Greg Cohen Promotions was quoted in the Oneida Indian Nation News saying, “GCP and Banner Promotions promote shows all over the world and Turning Stone is my favorite place to hold an event bar none. January 25th will be another terrific night of boxing for the fans. You definitely don't want to miss it!"
Located in Upstate New York, Turning Stone is known for more than just their ability to host world class events. From gaming to golfing, lodging to spa, and restaurants to concerts Turning Stone has it all. Recently awarded the 2012SpaFinder Wellness Readers Choice Award for Best Casino Hotel Spas, Best for Golf, and Best for men, make the spa at Turning Stone, SkA:nA, one the most respected and luxurious spa facilities in the world. In 2009, the Academy of Country Music named Turning Stone “Casino of the Year.” Turning Stone has also received accolades for The Lodge, the Tower Hotel and Wildflowers Restaurant.