Mesi to headline in Louisiana

26/04/2007

Mesi to headline in Louisiana

Press Release: Bayou Promotions has announced "Boxing at L'Auberge" on June 2, 2007, the first boxing event at L'Auberge du Lac Hotel in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  "Baby" Joe Mesi (35-0, 28 KOs) will be in the main event against "Cajun Cuban Connection" Rafael Pedro (20-5-1, 14 K's) in a heavyweight bout. Mesi was formally the number one contender in the world until a brain injury sidelined his career. The co-feature involves the pioneer of women's boxing and potential future hall of famer, Christy Martin, (46-5-2, 31 KOs)  against Amy "Scrap Iron" Yuratovac (5-0, 5 KOs) of Hammond, Indiana. The undercard will showcase some up and coming boxers from Houston and southwest Louisiana, including Lake Charles heavyweight Johnnie White (14-0, 13 KOs). Tickets are on sale at 337-395-7569 or online at  www.ldlcasino.com.