Peterson-Matthysse, Alexander-Brook tickets on sale Wednesday - Boxing Blog

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Posted: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:13 pm

Tickets for the May 18 doubleheader at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall go on sale today at 12 p.m.

IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 16 KOs), of Washington, D.C., will take on WBC interim super-lightweight Lucas Mattysse (33-2, 31 KOs), of Argentina, in a 12-round welterweight fight, then IBF welterweight champ Devon Alexander (24-1, 13 KOs), of St. Louis, will defend his title against Kell Brook (29-0, 19 KOs), of the United Kingdom.

Tickets are prices from $25 to $250 and are available at Boardwalk Hall and through Ticketmaster. Caesars Atlantic City is sponsoring the card, which will be televised on Showtime Championship Boxing.

Boxing returns to Atlantic City on April 19 when ESPN2's "Friday Night Fights" comes to Tropicana Casino Resort. In the main event, Javier Fortuna (21-0, 15 KOs), of the Dominican Republic, will take on Mexican contender Miguel Zamudio (25-1-1, 13 KOs) for the interim WBA featherweight title. Atlantic City welterweight Antowyan Aikins (6-0, 1 KO) is scheduled to fight on the undercard.

 That same day, Egg Harbor Township middleweight DeCarlo Perez (9-2-1, 3 KOs) meets Julius Kennedy (7-4-1, 3 KOs), of Windsor Mill, Md., at Harrah's Chester. Atlantic City junior-welterweight Althea Saunders (3-0-1) is also on the card against Victoria Cisneros (9-14-2, 3 KOs), of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

On April 26, Atlantic City super-middleweight Isiah Seldon (6-0, 3 KOs) will end a 14-month layoff against Philadelphia native Tommie Speller (5-5, 3 KOs) at the National Guard Armory in Philadelphia.

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