Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is hosting a professional boxing card on Valentine's weekend.
Valentine's Massacre, a 10-card event promoted by Rite Hook Promotions, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday.
The main event is a six-round cruiserweight showdown between Biloxi's Mike Bissett (9-8, 7 KOs) and Rodney Moore (17-10-2, 7 KOs). Bissett has faced tough competition, including 2012 U.S. Olympic boxer Michael Hunter. Moore has been knocked out only once in his career.
The co-featured bout is a contest between Bobby Bryant and Louis Leija (21-15). Despite a 15-0 record, Bryant hasn't fought since 2012. Leija's record is misleading because several of his losses were against former world champions Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Derrick Gainer.
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Another headlining bout is Manny Woods (13-4-1) against Aaron Anderson in a six-round junior middleweight contest. Woods has won three of his last four bouts and could vault himself into big fights at the 154-pound weight class.
Welterweights Joey Bryant (14-0, 10 KOs) and Justin Brunetti (4-3-1, 2 KOs), lightweight Justin Pauldo (5-1, 3 KOs), super welterweight Keandrae Leatherwood (15-3-1, 10 KOs) will all fight in separate bouts against opponents to be determined.
William Hunter of Rite Hook Promotions expects a strong turnout, similar to the May 2 card at the Hard Rock.
"Last time, we had a standing-room-only crowd and everybody was asking about our next show," he said. "I look forward to showcasing great talent with this card and all of our future events. A lot of these fighters will be in TV bouts in the near future. "
Rite Hook held a card in Biloxi on May 2, the same night as the Pay-per-view welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. After the card ended, Hard Rock aired the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout.
"We were the only other promoter in America running a card that night," Hunter said.
Tickets start at $20 and are on sale at Ticketmaster and the Hard Rock Casino box office. Children must be accompanied by adults 30 or older.