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Spotlight 29 Casino to host HBO Championship Boxing viewing party

29 April 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present the ultimate viewing party for HBO Championship Boxing featuring the Junior Welterweight Championship fight between Terence Crawford and Hank Lundy. HBO Championship Boxing will be shown live in Hot Spot and Groove on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. Spotlight 29 Casino offers the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley.

The feature fight of the night has undefeated Terence “Bud” Crawford defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Welterweight title. He claimed the title last year with a win over Thomas Dulorme and successfully defended it beating Dierry Jean this past October. Previously, Crawford was a three-time WBO Lightweight Champion before moving to Junior Welterweight.

His challenger, “Hammerin” Hank Lundy, started his professional career in 2006 and quickly rose to 10-0. He has defeated former world champions including David Diaz and Rich Abril. He lost two straight bouts before bouncing back with a win last year over Carlos Winston Velasquez to capture the World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Lightweight title.

Another fight on the card features Felix Verdejo vs. William Silva in a 10-round Lightweight battle. The fights will take place at the at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and the action will be shown live on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. in Hot Spot and Groove. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests must be 21 years or older. For more information, visit the Spotlight 29 Casino website or call 760-775-5566.

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