Friday Night Fights Comes to FedExForum - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

Friday Night Fights Comes to FedExForum

Prize Fight Boxing is teaming up with ESPN to bring another title bout to the Bluff City.

It's a 7 fight card featuring a Championship Match between Lamont Peterson and Jose Moreno.

Promotor Brian Young delivered the news this morning at FedExForum, which will be the sight of ESPN's boxing Hit "Friday Night Fights."

Peterson is a highly touted new-comer training here in Memphis.

He's 15-0, and will fight Moreno(12-1) for the WBC Jr. Welterweight title.

Lamont Peterson is very excited about this opportunity.

" Lot of things, its moving fast so I always go back and think about where I came from and where I'm at now so things won't slip out of hand."

Opponent Jose Moreno is single minded of focus.

"I just get in there and throw shots and hopefully where guys down."

Prize Fight Boxing Promoter Brian Young analyzes the bout.

"There gonna fight in a phone booth. I mean these are two warriors fighting for the WBC belt. It's a top 10 garunteed ranking for the winner and neither one of them want to be denied, so it's gonna be war."

The fights are scheduled for February 17th at FedExForum.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow and start at $25 dollars.

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