In a vital matchup for both combatants, undefeated former IBF/IBC World Champion Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora (46W-0L-1D, 19KO) faces current WBO Oriental Champion & former Olympian Solomon Egberime (22W-3L-1D, 11KO) in the 10-Round Main Event at The Harv at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, WV on Saturday December 1st, 2012.
Spadafora, currently world ranked WBA #11, WBC #17, defeated Humberto Toledo in his last bout in the Main Event August 18th at The Harv at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, WV.
Egberime, currently world ranked WBO #13, defeated Joel Dela Cruz in his last bout in the Main Event July 13th at The Melbourne Pavilion in Flemington, Australia.
Both fighters need the victory to catapult into World Championship contention in 2013. For Spadafora it marks his next step in an astonishing comeback story as he attempts to rewrite the history books.
The highly anticipated event is presented by 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. in association with TNT Promotions.
In the evening’s 8-Round Co-Feature, Youngtown, OH’s Jake “The Bull” Giuriceo (16W-1L-1D, 3KO) takes his next step towards cracking the world rankings.
Other fighters scheduled for the event include crowd pleaser Billy "Hutch" Hutchinson (4W-1L-2D, 2KO) in a 6-round tri-state grudge match vs. Jose “The Puerto Rican Prince” Caraballo (5W-4L, 1KO), prospect "Big Chief" Morgan Fitch (7W-0L, 3KO), the pro boxing debut of MMA favorite Joey “The Jack Hammer” Holt of nearby East Liverpool, OH, a special prelude bout prior to the 1st professional bell with Steubenville, OH’s Angelo Magnone, & more to be announced.
Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35, & Bleachers $25. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling the Players Club at 1-800-804-0468 Ext: 8297, online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com or www.Etix.com
Bouts subject to change.
About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, located in Chester, WV, is owned & operated by MTR Gaming Group. Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining & entertainment, a theater & events center, & a convention center. Visit Mountaineer at www.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.