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Edwards next boxing opponent set

Posted by: under Vikings, NFC, Ray Edwards Updated: June 2, 2011 - 6:39 PM

Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards has settled on an opponent for his second professional fight.

Edwards (1-0) will go against Larry Butler (1-0) in a heavyweight bout on June 24 at Grand Casino Hinckley. Edwards and Butler both won their fights on May 20, with Edwards beating T.J. Gibson and Butler defeating Van Goodman on the undercard.

Edwards’ fight will be the featured bout on a scheduled six-fight card promoted by Justin Seurer’s Midwest Sports Council in association with Bob Stein’s RDS Company.

Fights will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Casino Hinckley Event Center. Tickets are on sale and will range from $30 to $100. They can be purchased by going to www.ticketmaster.com.

The weigh-ins will be held on June 23 at Grand Casino Hinckley and will be open to the public.
 

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