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Double-Header Title Event for Friday Night Fights May 18 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino


Dover, DE, May 06, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Friday Night Fights series event on May 18 in the Rollins Center arena now features two headliner titles on the card. In attendance and providing ringside color commentary will be the former undisputed heavyweight world champion Larry “The Easton Assassin” Holmes.

Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence, 14(9)-2-2, of Indianapolis, Ind., will fight “Merciless” Mike Mollo, 20(12)-3-1 of Oak Lawn, Ill., for the NABA Heavyweight Title in the night’s co-feature event.

Former USBA junior welterweight Mike “No Joke” Stewart, 48(25)-7-3, of New Castle, Del. Stewart, a world title challenger and HBO Contender star, will go against Christopher “Kid Kayo” Fernández, 19(12)-15-1, of Salt Lake City, Utah, for the WBU Welterweight Title in the night’s co-feature bout. Stewart remains undefeated since 2007 and has never lost a fight at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, since 2001.

The undercard is set with NABF Female Super Featherweight Title holder, “Queen” Ronica Jeffery, with a record of 9-0, Bronx, N.Y. fighting Jackie Trivilino, 8(1)-4-2 of Plattsburgh, NY.

Light welterweight “Rockin” Ryan Belasco, 16(3)-5-3 is slated to fight Tyrell “Da Show Shocka” Samuel, 14(6)-4-1, of Baltimore, Md.

Also joining the undercard are former amateur star and super featherweight Omar “Super O” Douglas, 4(3)-0, of Wilmington, Del.; cruiserweight Lamont “Problem Solver” Singletary, 3(2)-0, of Dover, Del.; welterweight Mike “Strictly Business” Denby, 4(2)-12-4, of Felton, Del.; and super middleweight John “Church Boy” Bowman, 2-0-1, of Dover, Del.

Tickets are on sale now at $40 - $200 and may be purchased by calling VIP Services at 800-711-5882 or visiting doverdowns.com. 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 Butler at lbutler@doverdowns.com.

About Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Owned by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming and entertainment resort destination in the Mid-Atlantic region. Gaming operations consist of approximately 2,500 slots and a full complement of table games including poker. The AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel is Delaware’s largest with 500 luxurious rooms/suites and amenities including a full-service spa/salon, concert hall and 35,000 sq. ft. of multi-use event space. Live, world-class harness racing is featured November through April, and horse racing is simulcast year-round. Professional football parlay betting is accepted during the season. Additional property amenities include multiple restaurants from fine dining to casual fare, bars/lounges and retail shops. For more information, please visit www.doverdowns.com.
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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Lisa Butler
302-857-3725
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