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“RIVERS RUMBLE VII” SET FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

Jul 25, 2017, 11:07 AM
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Jul 25, 2017, 00:00 AM

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“RIVERS RUMBLE VII” SET FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

UBF Lightweight Champion Hutchinson vs. Abreu; Full Action-Packed Line Up

PITTSBURGH — July 25, 2017 — Professional boxing returns to Rivers Casino on Saturday, August 12 for “Rivers Rumble VII” presented by Rivers Casino in association with Made Men Promotions. Another exciting night is in store at the award-winning casino’s picturesque amphitheater. The venue opens for the event at 5 p.m. and the first bell rings at 7 p.m.

Newly crowned UBF Lightweight Champion Bill “Hutch” Hutchinson (13W-2L, 6KO) makes his highly touted return to the ring after capturing the title in a back-and-forth battle victory over Robbie Cannon in front of his hometown Pittsburgh fans at Rivers Rumble VI. First up to challenge the champion is Dominican Republic star Victor Abreau (10W-1L, 6KO). Abreu comes into the bout with six consecutive victories to secure his shot at Hutchinson.

Other matchups include undefeated Heavyweight Fred Latham (9W-0L, 5KO), of Pittsburgh, who will make his long awaited Steel City Debut vs. New Jersey southpaw, Daniel Pasicolla (9W-2L) in a battle of heavyweight goliaths. Pittsburgh’s own rising undefeated lightweight contender, Matt “Sweet Child” Conway (9W-0L, 4KO), will battle Osnel “Prince” Charles of Atlantic City, NJ.

The Rivers Rumble VII card will also feature Pittsburgh’s Mark Daley (2W-0L-1D, 1KO) taking on Detroit’s Raphael Sinegal (2W-1L, 1KO). Two other highly anticipated professional debuts include Pittsburgh’s Kel Smith, who will face Kevin Shacks, and Ellwood City’s Rosalindo Morales who will compete against Adam Young. Beaver Falls native and USA Boxing #2 ranked amateur, Kiante Irving, will appear in a special attraction bout and more.

Tickets are available now for Rivers Rumble VII and can be purchased at www.mademenboxing.com or the Rivers Casino Gift Shop. Ticket prices start at $30 for general admission and $50 for reserved seating, and include $10 Free Slot Play or Match Play. For VIP seating, please call 304-670-9406 or 724-513-1416. Guests must be 21 years or older to enter Rivers Casino and its parking garage, where free self-parking is available. All bouts are subject to change. Rivers Casino is located on Pittsburgh’s North Shore at 777 Casino Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.

Other exciting summer entertainment available at Rivers Casino’s amphitheater includes the final performance of the “Live on the River” concert series, on Friday, August 11. To learn more about the entertainment offered by Rivers Casino, visit www.riverscasino.com.

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been voted a “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, a “Top Workplace” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine and “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 92 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multi-purpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $631 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit www.riverscasino.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Garrett Allen
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760, ext. 303
garrett@hornercom.com