"Friday Night Fights" Presented by Platinum Entertainment in Association with Roy Jones Jr. Boxing

LAS VEGAS – Presented by Platinum Entertainment In Association With Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing and The Orleans Hotel & Casino, “Friday Night Fights” brings boxing back to the famed Orleans Hotel & Casino on Friday, November 21, 2014. The main event will feature a trilogy between two former female World Champions.  Layla “Amazing” McCarter of Las Vegas will square off against Miami’s Melissa “Huracan” Hernandez in what is guaranteed to be an epic battle for “Validation or Vindication”. 

 
LAS VEGAS – Presented by Platinum Entertainment In Association With Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing and The Orleans Hotel & Casino, “Friday Night Fights” brings boxing back to the famed Orleans Hotel & Casino on Friday, November 21, 2014. The main event will feature a trilogy between two former female World Champions.  Layla “Amazing” McCarter of Las Vegas will square off against Miami’s Melissa “Huracan” Hernandez in what is guaranteed to be an epic battle for “Validation or Vindication”.
 
Next on the card is Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing’s own undefeated prospect, Eric “Baby Face” Johnson, of Baton Rouge, LA taking on Kenton Sippio-Cook of Austin, TX. Additional exciting bouts on the fight card will soon be announced. 
 
Several lead-up events will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014, in Salon G including the official Press Conference and a question & answer session for the 1984 Olympic Boxing Team at 4 p.m. and weigh-in for all fighters at 6 p.m. Both events are open to the public.
 
Friday Night Fights will be held in the Mardi Gras Ballroom at The Orleans Hotel & Casino. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2014, and the first bell is at 7 p.m. Tickets are available starting at $25, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.284.7777 or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.