After just one bout, Arlington, VA light heavyweight Justin "Too Smooth" Ridgway will make his national television debut on Friday, May 15 when he opens up ESPN2's Friday Night Fights telecast from Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.
Ridgway (1-0) will take on Joe Njau of Perth Amboy, NJ by way of Nigeria (0-3) in a four-round bout. Ridgway made his pro debut against Calvin Aughtrey and won a four-round unanimous decision on March 14 in Winchester, VA.
This means that Beltway Boxers will appear on ESPN2 on back-to-back weeks. Jessie Nicklow will take on Erislandy Lara in an eight-round co-feature on May 22 in Miami Beach, FL.