Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 18, 2013 for "Knockout Night at Hard Rock Live," featuring light middleweight contenders Michael "The Brazilian Rocky" Oliveira (21-1, 16 KOs) and former world champion Yuri Foreman (31-2, 8 KOs) in separate bouts on Tuesday night, November 12, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Live Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Doors open at 6 p.m.
MO Productions will be making its United States promotional debut after having promoted several shows in Brazil, as well as in Uruguay and the Dominican Republic. "Knockout Night at Hard Rock Live" will air live on SporTV, a Brazilian Sports television broadcaster affiliate to TV Globo Network, and TNC in Argentina.
The 23-year-old Oliveira, born in Brazil but a longtime resident of Miami, is rated No. 7 in the World by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Council (WBC). The popular puncher is the reigning Fecarbox and World Boxing Association (WBA) Fedebol light middleweight champion.
Foreman (31-2, 8 KOs), ranked No. 14 by the WBC, is one of the few modern-day Jewish world champion boxers. The aspiring rabbi was born in Belarus, moved to Israel, and resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Also scheduled to fight on the November 12 undercard is undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Yunieski "The Diamond" Gonzalez (12-0, 8 KOs) in a 10-rounder, unbeaten Cuban featherweight Hairon "El Maja" Socarras (7-0, 5 KOs) Bahamian super featherweight Valentino Knowles (1-0) in six-round bouts, Cuban super middleweight Vilier Quinones (5-0, 3 KOs) and pro-debuting featherweight Raphael Alvarez in four-round matches. Gonzalez, Socarras, Knowles, Quinines and Alvarez are all fighting out of Miami. Opponents will be announced at a later date. All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Tickets cost $79, $29 and $19*, all seats are reserved abnd available to purchase at Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. *Additional fees may apply. Tickets are also available to purchase at the Brazilian Rocky Fight Club in Miami (7500 NW 25th St., Unit 4 - 305-436-0210).