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January 25, 2013

Salem's Silveira to headline TD Garden Night at the Fights

Salem’s Derek Silveira will headline TD Garden Night at the Fights tomorrow, in a 10-round catch weight attraction against Framingham’s Danny O’Connor.

The fighters will weigh-in at the Garden today, with tomorrow’s main event contested in the light welterweight 145-pound class.

There will be nine fights at the Garden, including five amateur and three professional bouts in the lead-up to Silveira’s main event against O’Connor.

Silveira is the New England Welterweight Champion and is 8-0, while O’Connor comes in 19-1 with eight knockouts. The fight was originally planned for December but was postponed due to a sparring injury.

Tickets are available through the TD Garden box office.

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