LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (February 28, 2012) Grind 2 Def Entertainment is proud to announce that lightweight boxer Carl “Chi-Town Assassin” McNickles (7-3 6 KOs) will take on Danny McDermott (9-3-2, 4 KOs) on March 17, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on a boxing card promoted by Dibella Entertainment.
Carl McNickles said “It’s a honor to fight on the undercard of world champion Sergio Martinez. I’ve had a long hard road in my boxing career. I have had problems getting fights due to fighters in my weight class ducking me. My fight coming up is a great opportunity for me. I’m confident and ready to put on a good show for all my fans.”
Macke Roberts said “I want to thank Dibella Entertainment for this opportunity. Carl McNickles is a fighter who is ready to fight. This fight between Carl and Danny is a good fight. On March 17 in Madison Square Garden, Carl McNickles is going to give boxing fans there monies worth.”
Carl NcNickles said “I want to thank my team & my fans for sticking by me thru the ups and downs in my boxing career. I appreciate their support and I want to dedicate this fight to my family and all my fans.”
In the main event, Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (48-2-2, 27KO’s) defends his middleweight crown against Ireland’s Matthew “Mack the Knife” Macklin (28-3, 19KO’s). Live on HBO beginning 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Tickets are priced at $505, $355, $205, $125 and $65, and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased through the Madison Square Garden Box Office or through Ticketmaster, at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling (866) 858-0008. Call DiBella Entertainment at (212) 947-2577, or visit www.dbe1.com and @loudibella on Twitter for more information.
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