THE BOXING PROMOTERS ASSOCIATION TO COLLABORATE WITH BOX FAN EXPO TAKING PLACE THIS SEPTEMBER IN LAS VEGAS
MEET AND GREET the world's biggest fighters, promoters and industry people at the first time, one of a kind event
For Immediate Release Las Vegas (AUGUST 8th, 2014) - The BOXING PROMOTERS ASSOCIATION have confirmed that they will collaborate with Box Fan Expo and offer a special package deal for the Boxing Promoters that want to have an exhibitor booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the inaugural Box Fan Expo that will take place this September from 10am to 6pm. The Boxing Expo will coincide with the rematch fight between Floyd Mayweather jr. vs Marcos Maidana. Formed in 2009, the BOXING PROMOTERS ASSOCIATION consists of many of the largest and most well-known promoters in the United States, aiming to work together and tackle some of the most pressing concerns in the sport. The organization's president is Joe DeGuardia, of Star Boxing, and for him, the goal of the BPA is a seemingly simple one on the surface. "The betterment of boxing" A more thorough to do list for the BPA, according to DeGuardia, includes issues such as medical records and standards, health care and insurance, the impact of federal legislation on the sport and the ability of the sport as a whole to be heard by legislators, internal relations between promoters, the myriad sanctioning bodies which exist, judges and their competency, the amount, quality and tone of coverage that boxing receives in the media, and the sport's credibility to spectators. Quote from Joe DeGuardia, President of the Boxing Promoters Association :
"I look forward to the inaugural Box Fan Expo. The Expo is great for our fans and symbolizes some of our goals (Boxing Promoters Association). Boxing is evolving and this Expo exemplifies the progress of boxing and its re-emergence as a major world sport which has the capacity to solidify under the right circumstances." Every year, one of the biggest boxing weekends of the year is Mexican Independence Day. In 2014, that weekend has just got bigger, better and more fan accessible with the announcement of the FIRST-EVER BOX FAN EXPO. Box Fan Expo will take place on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and will run from 10am to 6pm. To Purchase tickets click: http://www.BoxFanExpo.eventbrite.com/ Box Fan Expo is the ultimate fan experience that was created to promote the entire boxing industry and to allow fans to celebrate, Meet and Greet their favorite boxers and boxing celebrities. The event will feature boxing legends, today's superstars, Hall of Famers, future prospects and the stars of today all under one roof. The event will also feature major promoters, ring card girls, sanctioning organizations as well as trainers, referees, commentators and announcers. Anyone that directly or indirectly represents the sport of boxing will have a chance to showcase themselves to the boxing fans and whole industry. Also in attendance will be exhibitors, sponsors, television broadcasters and media. Box Fan Expo will also feature different activities such as autograph sessions, photo ops, weigh in, face off with your favorite fighters and buy merchandise. Throughout the next several months, there will be weekly updates on the many stars that have already committed their appearance at the Box Fan Expo. For anyone in the industry who would like to be involved and reserve a booth, contact
The Aug. 9th special triple-header edition of NBCSN Fight Night will take place at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and will feature a ten-round heavyweight match-up between Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov and Derric "El León" Rossy, a twelve round light heavyweight match-up between Robert "The Butcher" Berridge and Vasily "The Professor" Lepikhin and an six-round heavyweight fight featuring Joseph Parker and Keith "Untouchable" Thompson. The undercard bouts are subject to change. Ticket prices are $50 and $75 and available at Ticketmaster.com. The card is presented by Main Events, Peltz Boxing, Titov Promotions and Pushka Promotions in association with Final Forum Promotions and Duco Events. The special triple-header NBCSN Fight Night telecast will begin live at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT.