ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Show from Key West, Fla. at 9 p.m. ET
ESPN2 Friday Night Fights will originate from Key West, Fla. at 9 p.m. when middleweight Peter Manfredo Jr., a finalist and star in the first season of the TV reality series The Contender, and super middleweight Aaron Pryor Jr., son and namesake of the 1996 International Hall of Fame inductee, headline the co-feature main events.
Manfredo Jr. (36-6, 20 KOs, IBF #9, WBC #11), born and raised in Providence, RI, will meet Haitian-American Daniel Edouard (23-3-2, 14 KOs), born in Jersey City, N.J. but spending most of his time outside Port-au-Prince helping there following the hurricane.
Cincinnati native Pryor Jr. (15-2, 11 KOs), with his father and former WBA and IBF 140-pound world champion in his corner, takes on Worcester, Mass. resident Edwin Rodriguez (17-0, 13 KOs, WBA #15, WBC #25).
Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas will be ringside while studio host Brian Kenny will present the latest boxing news. Friday will also feature a piece detailing what has happened to Manfredo Jr. since leaving The Contender – click Video to watch a clip.
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