Philadelphia boxer “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy will defend his title for the third time against Mexican veteran Raymundo Beltran Friday, July 27 at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
Ranked No. 1 in the World Boxing Council (WBC) among lightweights, the Philly fighter could get a major world bout this year.
Lundy (22-1-1, 11 KOs) , the reigning North American Boxing Federation (NABF) lightweight champion, will defend his title against Beltran (25-6, 17 KOs) of Phoenix, Ariz., in the main event of a card called “Title Wave,” that will be presented live on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights.
The 10-round showdown between Lundy and Beltran will be one of two nationally-televised bouts. The other is a 10-round co-feature between super middleweights Richard Pierson (11-2, 8 KOs) of Paterson, N.J., and Farah Ennis (19-1, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia, who has scored knockouts in six of his last seven wins dating back to February of 2010.
Tickets for “Title Wave” are on sale now at $40, $65, $75 and $125 and can be purchased by calling Classic Entertainment & Sports at 401-724-2253/2254, online at www.cesboxing.com and www.ticketmaster.com, or at the Resorts Casino Hotel Box Office.
The undercard features a six-round showdown between bantamweights Miguel Cartagena (5-0, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia and Jose Rivera (3-6-2) of New Rochelle, N.Y. Undefeated light middleweight Anthony Lamanna (8-0, 5 KOs) of Millville, N.J., and welterweight Anthony Young (5-0, 2 KOs) of Atlantic City will be featured in separate bouts. For more information, visit www.cesboxing.com.