BOXING | Dixon Looking Forward to Competing In Front of Hometown Crowd Again

09/22/2017 10:55 AM

Louisville native and lightweight boxer Carlos Dixon will be back in the ring next Thursday in front of his hometown crowd.

Dixon will be involved in a bout inside The Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport as part of the Real Deal Boxing Championship III.

The first bout of the night begins at 6:30 p.m. ET.

In Dixon’s first fight with Real Deal Sports & Entertainment, he knocked out his opponent, Deangelo Huggins, 31 seconds into the bout.

Dixon joined Sports Night on Friday to preview his fight next week:

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