NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Tonight (Friday) at 10, we'll tell you about a boxing event that's part three ring circus and part sport.
Thousands have been turning out on St. Charles Avenue to watch some of the area's best boxers, spiced with dancers, music, and female impersonators.
"It's the combination that we just don't appeal to fight fans," said organizer Mike Tata. "We've got dancers singers, burlesque, and beauty pageants. We've had daredevils."
Fighters say, despite the sideshow, New Orleans boxing is back. And it's launching careers both inside and outside of the ring.
See the Friday Night Fight that is unlike any other, tonight on FOX 8 News at 10.