SAN ANTONIO -- Davies Entertainment is just getting started. The group is bring boxing back to San Antonio with Alamo City Fight Night on November 9, and it's not stopping there.
- Alamo City Fight Night set for Saturday at Alamodome
- Card highlighted by former WBO-NABO champ James Kirkland
- Also features local fighter Daniel Baiz
"This is our first event back in San Antonio, but we've got more planned," said Clyde Newton, the manager of Davies Entertainment. "We teamed up with Univision for three fights including an event on Cinco De Mayo."
The task is daunting as Newton says 15 people are doing the work of about 60, but it's worth it. He credits Cameron Davies with having a vision and throwing the necessary resources at the project to get it going. That includes this weekend's fight.
"These guys are doing it right," said Eduardo Garza, who's fighting this weekend. "Sponsors, ticket sales, marketing. This event? It's at the Alamodome."
There's eight fighters on the card that are managed by Davies, highlighted by former WBO-NABO champion James Kirkland. The middleweight is 33-2 in his career with 29 knockouts, and couldn't feel prouder to be part of the boxing resurgence in San Antonio.
"It's extraordinary, man. To be able to be part of San Antonio coming back, bringing boxing, bringing myself back. It shows boxing that San Antonio can make this happen," said Kirkland.
Local fighter Daniel Baiz has won 13 of his 15 professional fights, and hopes to leave a permanent mark on San Antonio by the time he's done stepping into the ring.
"I wouldn't mind having a little statue right there on Military Drive. Know what I mean? Make history."
You can pick up tickets by visiting alamocityfightnight.com.