Title Clashes set for Gretna Heritage Festival's Rumble on the River October 3, 2013
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, LA's undefeated pugilist, Marcus McDaniel, as the 10W-0L contender aims to continue his unbeaten record by securing the IBA Americas
Middleweight Championship in a clash with Jean Baptiste from Tampa, FL, 7W-3L-5D.
Tiffany Junot of Algiers Point, LA, 10W-3L-1D-6KO's, will seek to extend her WBC World Champion title reign with a win over Rachel Clark from Washington, DC, 6W-6L-1D, in a bout sure
to bring the rumble to the river.
Gretna, LA's very own WIBA-rated Sydney LeBlanc, 4W-1D, will lace up against Tiffany Woodard from North Carolina, 4W-6L, for the IBA Americas Championship in a hometown clash for the
Expect plenty of heavy hitting when Heavyweight Ahror Muralimov from Houston, TX puts his 14W-0L-11KO's record up against Nathan James from West Palm Beach, FL, 8W-2L-4KO's.
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 Main Stage. The doors open at 6pm, and the fights begin at 7pm with tickets starting at
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.
Matches Subject To Change Without Notice