Former lightweight world champion Mickey Bey will face Anthony Peterson in a 10-round lightweight bout on August 22nd @ Sam's Town Live in Las Vegas in Las Vegas. The fight will air live on Fox Sports 1 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. Tickets on Sale Friday, August 4 at 12 p.m. PT. The event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions.
"It's been over a year since I was in the ring and I've had a lot of time to reflect on my career as a fighter and as a man," said Bey. We last saw him on June 3rd 2016 when he lost to Rances Barthelemy by s split decision, scores were - judges: Richard Green 110-117, Hilton Whitaker Jr 117-110, Rocky Young 111-116. Barthelemy was down in the fight in round two. His only other lost is to John Molina Jr by TKO in 2013. Other they his to loses Bey has had a great career and an impressive resume.
Anthony Peterson has also been out of the ring for some time. He was last seen in April of 2016 when he defeated Samuel Kotey Neequaye by UD. His only lost was to Brandon Rios in 2010 by a DQ. Peterson was down once in the fifth round and twice deducted a point in the sixth round. Anthony enters this fight the winner of his last seven bouts.
This should be an interesting fight. Both fighter looking to prove a lot of jump start their careers again. There will definitely be a lot of ring rust.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, are priced at $125, $100, $75 and $50 and are on sale Friday, August 4 at 12 p.m. PT. Tickets are available online at www.samstownlv.com/entertain.