The Wait is over!; ‘Ferocious’ Fernando Vargas Goes Head to Head with...

The Wait is over!; ‘Ferocious’ Fernando Vargas Goes Head to Head with Tony Marshall on December 12 at Tucson’s Casino Del Sol



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ADVISORY…for Friday (Dec. 12)

TUCSON, Ariz.–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 5, 2003–Casino Del Sol, Arizona’s largest and most unique entertainment destination and an economic enterprise of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, and Main Events, are proud to announce the Sonoran Desert’s most anticipated boxing event this year, The Aztec Warrior “Ferocious” Fernando Vargas vs. Tony Marshall, as they battle head to head on December 12 at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Amphitheater, sponsored by Miller Lite Brewing Company, Fernando Vargas Communications, and Coca-Cola.

The days preceding the bout will feature a pre-fight press conference on December 10, the weigh-in on December 11 and an exciting fanfare event free to the public immediately following the weigh-in. December 12 will include five undercard bouts followed by the main event televised on Univision’s Telefutura at 8:00 p.m. Don’t miss the return of A-caliber boxing to Southern Arizona and a chance to see Fernando “El Feroz” Vargas continue his quest to regain the Junior Middleweight Championship for the third time.

The following undercards have been(a) confirmed to fight on December 12 at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Amphitheater. Welterweight Kermit “The Killer” Cintron, the WBC Welterweight Youth Champion with (20-0) versus Florida-native Hicklet Lau (18-10); Heavyweight Calvin Brock who is a 2000 U.S. Olympian (18-0) versus David Vedder from San Jose, Calif. (23-22); Welterweight Archak Ter-Meliksetian hailing from Armenia (6-0) versus Julio Cesar Monterro from Miami (2-6); Middleweight, California-native Sergio Mora (8-0) versus Miami local Oriol Martinez (2-3); and Mexico-native Ramon Flores in his professional debut versus Junior Middleweight Darnell Wade (1-1).

(a) All undercard bouts subject to change.

WEDNESDAY:

Pre-Fight Press Conference at Casino Del Sol

DECEMBER 10 – 12:30 p.m. – Media Check-In

2:00 p.m. – Press Conference

THURSDAY:

Weigh-In and Fanfare at Casino Del Sol’s AVA

Amphitheater

DECEMBER 11 – 12:00 p.m. – Gates open

1:00 p.m. – Weigh-In

1:00 p.m. – Fanfare begins

FRIDAY:

Vargas vs. Marshall at Casino Del Sol’s AVA

Amphitheater

DECEMBER 12 2:00 p.m. – Media Check-In

4:00 p.m. – Gates open

5:30 p.m. – Undercard bouts begin

8:00 p.m. – Main Event – Vargas vs. Marshall

Post-Fight Press Conference at

Casino Del Sol’s AVA Amphitheater

Immediately following Main Event

WHERE:

Casino Del Sol’s AVA Amphitheater

5655 West Valencia Road

Tucson, Arizona

I-19, Exit Valencia West

TICKETS:

Ticket prices: $1000, $300, $150, $100, $75 and $35

Tickets available at Casino Del Sol, ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations. Tickets also available at the AVA box office fight day only.

MEDIA PERSONNEL MUST RSVP FOR CREDENTIAL REQUESTS TO BRIAN MCKINLEY BY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, brianm@offmadisonave.com, 480-505-4554

RINGSIDE PHONE LINES AVAILABLE ONLY UPON REQUEST AT AN ADDITIONAL COST PER LINE

PHONE LINES ACCESSIBLE IN PRESS ROOM BY CREDIT CARD ONLY

MEDIA CREDENTIALS MUST BE PICKED UP AT MEDIA CHECK-IN AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF AVA AMPHITHEATER FOR ACCESS TO BOUT (DAY OF BOUT ONLY)

——–SPACE IS LIMITED——–

–30–NL/se*

CONTACT:

For Casino Del Sol

Brian McKinley, 480-505-4554

or

Melanie Blair, 480-505-4517

The Wait is over!; ‘Ferocious’ Fernando Vargas Goes Head to Head with Tony Marshall on December 12 at Tucson’s Casino Del Sol