New Castle’s Michael “No Joke” Stewart to headline Friday’s Card
Tickets are still available for boxing at Dover Downs Slots this Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m., in the elegant Rollins Center. New Castle, Del., product and world-renowned junior welterweight Michael “No Joke” Stewart, 37-4-2 (21 KOs) highlights what should be a very competitive main event against Omar Bernal, 25-6-3 (19 KOs).
Tickets are on sale now and range from $30 to $80. For ticket contact VIP Services at 1-800-711-5882.
“It has been two years since Mike Stewart has fought here at Dover Downs Slots and we are thrilled that he has come back,” said Ed Sutor, chief operating officer of Dover Downs Slots. “Our boxing events have always been popular, so we’re excited to be able to provide another quality entertainment option for our customers.”
Stewart boasts a perfect 5-0 record at Dover Downs Slots.
Stewart and Bernal share one common opponent, Dorin Spivey. Bernal earned a unanimous decision victory over Spivey in June 2003, while Stewart dropped a 10-round split decision in February 2002.
Two more New Castle boxers are also confirmed for the card, which is in the process of being finalized.
Lightweight Dave Evans, 8-1-1 (2 KOs), of New Castle, and Michael Stewart’s brother Richard, a heavyweight, brings his 4-1-1 (3 KOs) record to Dover for his Rollins Center debut.
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