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Fight Night to occur at Frisco ballpark

Updated: June 23, 2011, 9:02 PM ET
By Randy Jennings | ESPNDallas.com

FRISCO -- Professional boxing makes its debut at Frisco's Dr Pepper Ballpark on Friday.

Native Texan middleweights Brian Vera and James Kirkland will be part of the six-bout card in a ring very near where home plate would be for a Frisco RoughRiders game in Oscar De La Hoya's inaugural "Fight Night at Dr Pepper Ballpark."

The 29-year-old Vera, a native of Fort Worth, puts his 18-5 record on the line against Eloy Suarez (11-11-1) of San Antonio in the main event, scheduled for eight ...

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