Danny O’Connor added to May 23rd PBC on NBC card
Well, Danny O’Connor is in luck as after losing the biggest fight of his career against Paulie Malignaggi he will fight in Boston this weekend as he faces Chris Gilbert of Vermont in a eight round welterweight battle for a regional title in the New England area.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to fight Chris in Boston,” said O’Connor. “Being able to do what I love in front of my hometown fans that have supported me since day one is very meaningful to me.”
The bout will serve as the undercard to Premier Boxing Champions on NBC show featuring the super middleweight showdown between Olympic medalists Andre Dirrell and James DeGale and Edwin Rodriguez taking on the undefeated Craig Baker .
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Murphy’
s Boxing, are priced at $250, $200, $100, $75, $50 and $35, not including applicable service charges and taxes, and are on sale now. Tickets will be available at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.