WBC Continental Americas champion Ronald Cruz of Bethlehem will defend his title on September 21 against Antwun Smith at Sands Event Center.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
A Bethlehem boxer who currently holds the WBC Continental Americas welterweight title will defend that championship in a bout at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on September 21, The Express-Times reported. Ronald Cruz won his championship belt at the Sands on June 1 in a 12-round decision over Pernice Brewer. He will defend the title against Antwun Smith in another scheduled 12-round main event for Friday Night Fights at the Sands. Cruz is undefeated at 17-0. This will be the third time he has fought professionally in his home town.
The arts -- culinary, visual, musical ... and pugilistic -- will all be on display tonight in the SouthSide for First Friday.
The SouthSide will be cooking tonight. The “Master of the Grill” is the theme of this month’s First Friday, the monthly celebration of arts and culture in the SouthSide Shopping and Arts District. Wrap’d Tight will be out grilling on its patio off of S. New Street while local musicians entertain. Over at Looper’s Grille & Bar, they’ll be trying out some new rib sauce flavors in preparation for Rib Fest in July. They’ll also be serving up fresh corn, grilled pound cake with chipotle chocolate sauce and grilled pineapple mojitos. If you are looking to put a song in your heart, head over to Godfrey Daniels to hear Dala, Juno nominees and winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther and Sheila …