Willie Nelson returns on ESPN August 8

On August 8, DiBella Entertainment and Dynasty Boxing, in association with Rumble Time Promotions, will head to Fallon, NV, to host that week's edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights/ ESPN Deportes' Noche de Combates.  Headlining the card will be top-rated junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson (22-1-1, 13KO's) taking on the hard-hitting and dangerous Mexican Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13KO's) in the 10-round main event.

 

In the co-feature, fast-rising 18-year-old phenom Norbert Nemesapati (14-0, 13KO's) will be looking make a splash in his US debut when he faces fellow unbeaten Lennox Allen (17-0-1, 10KO's) in an eight-round super middleweight matchup.

 

Opening up the card will be the highly anticipated pro debut of China's 2008 Olympic Games silver medalist Zhang Zhilei, in a four-round heavyweight special attraction.

 

ESPN will begin live coverage at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN.

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