Both main event fighters, David Tua (51-3-1, 43KO’s) and Monte Barrett (34-9, 20KO’s) weighed-in today on the boardwalk outside of the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City in anticipation of their upcoming heavyweight title fight, Saturday night on PPV. Both fighters looked to be in great shape with Tua tipping the scales at 237 1/2 lbs. while Barrett weighed-in at 225 lbs. The show, T-N-T at the Tropicana, is promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and will start at 7PM. The PPV telecast will go live on the air at 8PM ET. Tua vs. Barrett is scheduled for twelve rounds, and will be for Tua’s WBO Asian Pacific and WBO Oriental titles.
CATCH IT LIVE ON PPV
T-N-T at the Tropicana is promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and will be shown live at 8 PM/ET – 5 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, Avail-TVN and DISH Network in all U.S. Territories and Puerto Rico for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. You can also catch the telecast in France, New Zealand, Australia and via tape delay in numerous other countries throughout the World. The exciting undercard will go live on PPV at 8 PM/ET – 5 PM/PT with the Tua vs. Barrett main event scheduled to go on air at approximately 10 PM/ET – 7 PM/PT.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Star Boxing office at (718) 823-2000 or visiting www.starboxing.com. Tickets are priced at $100 (ringside), $50 and $30. ***Star Boxing is currently holding exclusive $200 VIP Packages, call for more information***. The $200 seats have completely sold out. Tickets may also be purchased at any Ticketmaster outlet, or by going online to Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Tropicana North Tower Box Office or by phone at (609) 340-4000. The Tropicana Casino and Resort is located at 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ.
ABOUT STAR BOXING:
Star Boxing, Inc. has been in operation since 1992. Star Boxing has worked to produce some of the most exciting and memorable boxing events in recent history. Star has continued to work with and develop a number of very exciting world champions, world rated contenders and young prospects. Star has consistently brought credibility, integrity, and exciting fights to the boxing industry. For more information on Star Boxing, visit the official website at www.starboxing.com.
ABOUT TROPICANA CASINO & RESORT:
The Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring more than 2,100 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With more than 20 restaurants, 20 shops, 12 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as the “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. For more information, visit the new official Web Site at www.tropicana.net