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Brick City Friday Night Fights set for Newark, New Jersey

On Friday, December 29th, an exciting boxing series will be launched at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey as Brick City Friday Night Fights will present an evening filled with the best “the sweet science” has to offer. GH3 Promotions and Prudential Center have partnered to launch a multi event boxing series slated to continue in 2024.

Brick City Friday Night Fights is proudly partnering with the Greater Newark Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and Caribe Royale Orlando, and will feature world ranked fighters, from New Jersey and the rest of the world, in competitive matchups throughout the entire card.

Tickets are priced at $306, $231, $121, and $66, go on sale TODAY, October 18, and can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.com.

Scheduled to appear in an eight-round bout will be Newark’s own Michael Anderson. Anderson (23-3-1, 17 KOs) has wins over Dashon Johnson (11-2-3), DeMarcus Rogers (14-3-1) and a third-round stoppage over Marklin Bailey.

Seeing action in a ten-round bout will be former world title challenger and current WBA number-three ranked middleweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna.

LaManna (36-5-1, 15 KOs) of Millville, New Jersey will take part in a 10-round bout. The 31-year-old LaManna has quality wins over Kendal Mena (20-3), Matthew Strode (25-6), Michael Marcano (25-5-1) and his bout when LaManna stopped Juan Manuel Witt (33-1-2) in the third round to retain his WBA Fedelatin Middleweight crown on July 22 in Atlantic City.

Julian Rodriguez (22-1, 14 KOs) of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey will take part in an eight-round super lightweight bout. Rodriguez (22-1, 14 KOs) has quality victories over Neyeine Muang (1-0-2), Angel Figueroa (3-0-2), King Daluz (12-2), Dario Ferman (14-2) and Anthony Laureano (13-0). Rodriguez is coming off a unanimous decision over Kashon Hutchinson on March 10.

Fighting in eight-round bouts will be welterweight Paul Kroll (10-0-2, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia as well as popular Albanian heavyweight Kristian Prenga (14-1, 14 KOs)

Appearing in six-round bouts will be junior middleweight Dwyke Flemmings Jr. (4-0, 4 KOs) of Paterson, New Jersey; flyweight Anthony Johns (6-1, 5 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey; heavyweight Norman Neely (14-1, 9 KOs) of Paterson, New Jersey; welterweight Michael Lee (10-2, 5 KOs) of Orange, New Jersey; super lightweight Kasir Goldston (5-0-1, 2 KOs) of Albany, New York.

Fighting in four-round bouts will be featherweight Malik Nelson (4-0, 3 KOs) of Avenel, New Jersey; junior middleweight John Vallejo (4-0, 2 KOs) of New York, junior welterweight Elijah Flores (6-0, 2 KOs) from Redlands, CA via Bronx, NY, and super middleweight Keon Ivery (2-2, 1 KO) of Lodi, New Jersey.

Broadcast distribution for this event series, as well as the remainder of the December 29 fight card, will be announced in the coming weeks.

About Prudential Center

Prudential Center is the world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007 and recently celebrating its 15th year as a marquee destination, the state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 210 concerts, family shows and special events each year. Ranked in the Top 5 worldwide by Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of the premier venues in the United States, and hosts over 2 million guests annually. For more information about Prudential Center, visit https://www.prucenter.com/ and follow the arena on Facebook, X and Instagram @PruCenter. Prudential Center is a HBSE property.

About Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE):

Recognized as one of the most innovative and entrepreneurial companies in the industry today, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), is a leading sports and entertainment company, with a focus on inspiring possibilities in people and enhancing the communities where we live, work, play and win. Founded by Josh Harris and David Blitzer, HBSE’s global portfolio has grown to include premier sports franchises, brands, venues, and investment platforms, centered around marquee assets, the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center.