(SEPT 7) The Gretna Heritage
Festival will rock when Les Bonano Inc. and Cox Communications
bring championship boxing to town for Rumble on the River.
The main event will feature New Orleans undefeated boxer,
Marcus McDaniel, as the 10-0-0 contender aims to continue his
unbeaten record by securing the IBA Americas Middleweight
Championship in a clash with Jean Baptiste from Tampa, Florida.
In the women's boxing action: Tiffany Junot of Algiers
Point, LA, 10-3-1 (6KO), will seek to extend her WBC World
Champion title reign with a win over Rachel Clark from
Washington, DC, 6-6-1, in a bout sure to bring the rumble to the
In another female bout, Sydney LeBlanc of Gretna, LA, will
face Tiffany Woodard from North Carolina for the IBA Americas
In a heavyweight fight, Ahror Muralimov will fight Nathan James
of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Hometown fighter Terry Young of Gretna, LA, 1W-0L, will fight in
the pro debut for Jay Williams from West Monroe, LA.
Up-and-coming Regis Prograis of New Orleans, LA, 5W-0L, will
look to add another win to his flawless record.
Seven fights total are scheduled for the evening of October 3 at
the Gretna Heritage Festival MainStage. The doors open at 6pm,
and the fights begin at 7pm with tickets starting at $25.
Fighters will be available for photo and interview opportunities
at the weigh-in located at Rugby Pub,2802 Belle Chasse Hwy,
Gretna, LA, 504-363-0007.
The Kyle Turley Band will provide live entertainment, and guests
will be able to purchase food and drinks at concession stands.
Tickets are online at Ticketmaster.
The Penthouse Club of New Orleans will provide ring girls.
Matches Subject To Change Without Notice
For more information about Gretna Heritage Festival, call
504-361-7748 or visit gretnafest.com