DOVER, Del. — Dover Downs Hotel & Casino announces the next Friday Night Fights series event will take place on Aug. 31 in the Rollins Center arena. Tickets are available now at $40 - $200 and may be purchased by calling VIP Services at 800-711-5882 or visiting doverdowns.com.
Headlining the event will be female champion "Queen" Ronica Jeffrey for the World Boxing Council Silver Super Featherweight Title. Her opponent will be named at a later date. This is the first time that Dover Downs Hotel & Casino has featured a female title bout as the main event.
"We felt the time was right to feature Ronica Jeffrey in the main event because of her enormous following and popularity at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino," said Ed Sutor, president and CEO. "Not only is she a former Golden Gloves champion, but she has also earned her pro accolades by winning two professional titles in the Rollins Center."
The night's under card includes Omar "Super O" Douglas, "Mighty" Mike Tiberi, John "Church Boy" Bowman, Lamont "The Problem Solver" Singletary, Dennis "The Assassin" Hasson and "The Bull" Anthony "Caputo" Smith.
The first bout will begin at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Will call will be open from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit doverdowns.com for updates. Event, times and card are subject to change or cancellation without notice. For media credentials and interview or photo requests, please contact Lisa Rollins Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org.