Dover, DE, July 13, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- 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.
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 41,500 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.