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Magdaleno Brothers Appear on "Future is Now" Cards

LAS VEGAS - The popular fighting brothers - DIEGO AND JESSE MAGDALENO - of Las Vegas will fight on Top Rank's "The Future is Now" back to back shows on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4 in the Dallas Event Center at Texas Station Gambling Hall and Casino.

BOB ARUM of Top Rank made the announcement today. "These are two entertaining boxing cards which I am certain fans will enjoy," he said.

Tickets are $50, $25 for each boxing event. Fight fans can purchase a special two-night combo ticket. Two $50 tickets, one for each show, cost $75. Two $25 tickets, one for each show, costs $35.  Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, July 7 at all Station Casinos, The Fiestas, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or by logging on sclv.com/concerts.

The action begins on Friday, August 3 when MERCITO "NO MERCY" GESTA, the fiery unbeaten 25-0-1, 13 KO lightweight from Cebu, Philippines, takes on TY BARNETT, 19-2-1, 12 KOs, of Washington, D.C.  JESSE MAGDALENO, the very exciting, high-action unbeaten Las Vegas 10-0, 7 KO super bantamweight, will be in an eight round bout. MICKEY BEY, 18-0-1, 9 KOs, of Cleveland will take on lightweight ROB FRANKEL, 30-12-1, 6 KOs, of  Denver. This boxing card will be televised by ESPN's Friday Night Fights.

First bell will be 5 pm. The televised bouts begin at 7 pm.

On Saturday, August 4, Telefutura will televise the main event featuring NABF champion DIEGO MAGDALENO of Las Vegas who takes on ANTONIO DAVIS of Atlanta, Ga.  Magdaleno, 22-0, 7 KOs, will defend his NABF super featherweight belt against Davis, 29-7, 13 KOs. This is a very important fight for Magdaleno who is hoping to fight for a world title later this year. Magdaleno is trained by PAT BARRY and 'Kid Vegas' AUGIE SANCHEZ

MIKE LEE, the pride of Notre Dame - and more recently a star performer on televised Subway commercials - will be in a light heavyweight bout. Mike, 9-0, 5 KOs, is trained by RONNIE SHIELDS in Houston, Texas. Mike has never lost a fight, as an amateur or pro.

One of the best young fighters in America - unbeaten JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR of Phoenix - will be in a six round bout in the super lightweight bout.  Benavidez, Jr., a very hard puncher, has a record of 15-0 12 KOs.

There are seven bouts on the card. First Bell is 6:30 pm and televised bouts begin 8:30 pm.

Texas Station is located in North Las Vegas, Nevada, and features entertainment venues including the Dallas Event Center that seats up to 2,000 concert guests, expansive gaming with more than 2,000 slot machines, table games, a sports book, an 18-screen multiplex theater, bowling at Texas Star Lanes and a wide variety of restaurants such as the iconic Austin Steakhouse, Pasta Cucina Italian Restaurant and hotel accommodations.

Texas Station brings all of the grandeur of the Lone Star State to Las Vegas with its design and is a AAA Three- Diamond-rated hotel and casino. For more information, please contact (702) 631-1000, head to www.texasstation.com or www.facebook.com/texasstation.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rock5330 on 07-11-2012

Both main events very predictable, no suspense here.

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-11-2012

just w/in those 2 cards are 3 future opponents for Mercito w/in a yr, especially if Jes moved up in wt, which he will....Broner has been side-stepping quality guys 4 a good while...his time is running out soon...

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 07-11-2012

I would like to see Diego step up his opposition. The dude is nice and got an exciting style. Broner's lucky he's leaving the division. But if he makes a stop at 135 he better be ready to meet Gamboa.…

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