Bey vs. Peterson Confirmed

By Caryn A. Tate on August 2, 2017
Bey vs. Peterson Confirmed
"I've known Mickey Bey for years and he's a good friend of mine. But business is business."

“It’s been a year since I was in the ring and I’ve had time to reflect on my career as a fighter and as a man…”

On Tuesday, August 22, former lightweight world champion Mickey Bey (22-2-1, 10 KOs) will take on contender Anthony Peterson (37-1, 24 KOs) in a tough 10-round match-up on Premier Boxing Champions’ TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and Fox Deportes. The event will take place at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The television broadcast will begin at 9pm ET/6pm PT as part of the week’s lead-up to the groundbreaking Mayweather vs. McGregor showdown that Saturday, August 26.

“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. “I realize what’s important now and how I can protect my legacy as a fighter. I’ve put in more work fir this fight than I have for any other and I’m ready to let my performance speak for me. I’m focusing on my mental toughness and my ring IQ and I’m looking to put on a perfect performance on August 22.”

“I’m just happy to be back in the ring and fighting again,” said Peterson. “I’ve known Mickey Bey for years and he’s a good friend of mine. But business is business and on August 22 I will be all business when I step into the ring.”

Also featured on the card will be former world champion Juan Carlos Payano (18-1, 9 KOs) taking on Alexis Santiago (21-4-1, 8 KOs) in a 10-round bantamweight fight.

Tickets for the live Mayweather Promotions event are priced at $125, $100, $75, and $50, and go on sale Friday, August 4 at 12pm PT at www.samstownlv.com/entertain .

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