Originally written on Boxing Watchers  |  Last updated 10/8/14
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Dover Downs may be better known for NASCAR racing on the Monster Mile, but its hotel and casino are playing host to tonight's Friday Night Fights broadcast. Joe Tessitore and Teddy Atlas are on hand to bring us a card featuring a 130-pound battle between developing talent Juan Carlos Burgos and veteran Cristobal Cruz.

Atlas breaks down the battle between Burgos' left hook and Cruz's right hand while doing his usual run of analogies. Bernardo Osuna is in the studio with Timothy Bradley, who will be facing Manny Pacquiao on June 9. Bradley says he's ready for the huge spotlight because he's been preparing for this moment for his whole life. He's excited and ready to give Pacquiao a big fight.

Osuna points out the obvious by saying the two of them are very respectful to each other, and Bradley says it's because both of them are humble and classy. He assures viewers that it will be a war once the bell rings.

To live action we go, with a scheduled 10-rounder between junior welterweights Edgar Santana and Manuel Perez. Santana is 26-3 and owns his own barber shop, while the younger Perez is just 16-7 as a pro.

Santana is taller and visibly bigger across the shoulders. The first round is far from a thriller, with neither man really looking too excited about letting his hands go. 

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