As the August sun blazes, the hottest place in the DMV this Saturday will be Rosecroft Raceway as FloSports FIGHTNIGHT LIVE Powered by Everlast partners with its 26th promoter – Lamont Roach Sr. and NoXcuse Promotions – to showcase seven bouts featuring the DC-area’s most-promising up-and-comers.
“Over the years, Rosecroft Raceway has become a proving ground for every great DC area pro fighter and we’re excited to kick it ‘old school’ on Saturday night with good friends Lamont Roach Sr. and Ross Molovinsky just outside our Nation’s Capital,” said Mark Fratto, Principal and Director of Business Development, Linacre Media. “It’s always a pleasure to partner with Everlast and Flo Sports to provide this platform for burgeoning prospects, some of whom will earn their first pro victories on Saturday.”
As part of FIGHTNIGHT LIVE’s blockbuster multi-event deal with FloSports, the 7 p.m. card will air in its entirety on FloCombat. FIGHTNIGHT LIVE plans to continue to deliver a regular slate of boxing and MMA cards via the subscription-based FloSports platform. Fight fans can witness every explosive knockout and drama-dripped decision from regional rising stars – as well as the 10,000-plus events streamed annually by FloSports via the web, the FloSports mobile app (iOS and Android), or connected TV platforms such as AppleTV, Roku, FireTV, Vizio and others – for as little as $12.50 per month. Fight fans can subscribe with a monthly or annual membership today at https://www.flocombat.com/ to be ready for a full schedule of FIGHTNIGHT LIVE events in 2022.
Additional FIGHTNIGHT LIVE programming – such as event previews, some undercards and highlights – will be available through the FIGHTNIGHT LIVE Facebook channel, which boasts nearly 88,000 fans and almost 100,000 followers, and on the Everlast page which is followed by more than 441,000.
On Saturday night, undefeated bantamweight Rianna Rios (4-0, 1 KO) of Upper Marlboro, Md., will be featured against Moni Trejo (2-2-1, 1 KO) of Saltillo, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico the six-round main event. The co-main event will feature a special attraction bout between two veteran warriors as Baltimore’s Glenn Dezurn, Jr. (14-3, 10 KOs) meets Houston’s Jose Edgardo Garcia (13-1-3, 9 KOs) in a six-round super bantamweight matchup. Also highlighting the card will undefeated featherweight Frankie Scarboro Jr. (1-0, 1 KO) of Cheverly, Md., D.C. junior welterweight Jalonte Malik Cole (pro debut), D.C. bantamweight Rasheed Wright (pro debut), undefeated featherweight “SugarWayne” Dwayne Holmes, Jr. (2-0, 2 KOs) of Largo, Md., unblemished welterweight Max Garland (2-0, 2 KOs) of Washington, D.C., and others.
“We are very excited to be working with Fightnight Live to bring another great source and platform to showcase the talented fighters from the DMV,” said Roach Sr. of NoXcuse Promotions. “Saturday night, Rosecroft Raceway is the place to be! It’s going to be a great night of boxing.”
Now in its fifth season, FIGHTNIGHT LIVE is the fan-friendly platform that – among other aspects – prides itself on creating a home for rising combat sports stars and regional boxing and MMA promotions. FIGHTNIGHT LIVE has showcased more than 940 fighters and 25 promotions during 61 live event broadcasts from 25 different cities and three countries since May 2017, and in doing so, the platform has generated the loyal interest of fight fans from across the United States and around the globe, including significant audiences in Mexico, the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe, and even fans in South America, Asia and Australia.
Created and produced by Linacre Media out of Annapolis, Md., the FIGHTNIGHT LIVE series features professional announcers, multiple camera angles, television graphics, replays and behind-the-scenes access and interviews. The streamed shows are available globally via FloSports, through web, mobile devices (both iOS and Android) and connected TV solutions, such as Roku, FireTV and AppleTV. The initiative not only enables fans from around the world to tune in, but also gives up-and-coming fighters a global platform to showcase their abilities, gives promoters an accessible “broadcast” solution and gives sponsors the ability to reach a mass audience via branded content.