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Boxing series starts Friday

The first round of the Friday Night Fights Invitational amateur boxing tournament is slated to start at 7:30 p.m. Friday at LUX Night Club, 75 W. Chippewa St.
The amateur team tournament will run on the last Friday of each month until November.
Ten boxing clubs from Buffalo, Rochester, Canada and Erie, Pa., are expected to participate with the team compiling the most wins earning the winner's trophy. Buffalo-area boxers expected to participate include Golden Gloves Champions Erik Rogers, Drew Graziadei and Akhmad and Elchin Aliyev.
Tickets can be purchased at the door, $25 general admission and $35 ringside. For VIP seating information, call Don Patterson at 400-9697.
The tournament continues Oct. 26 and ends Nov. 30.