MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS CONFIRMS
INAUGURAL BOX FAN EXPO INVITATIONAL SPONSORSHIP!
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15th
IN LAS VEGAS
Box Fan Expo is the ultimate fan experience that gives boxing fans the opportunity to meet-and-greet top fighters, current and former world champions, boxing celebrities, and industry people in an up-close personal setting.
Las Vegas (September 12, 2018) Mayweather Promotions has taken their participation in this year’s Box Fan Expo up a notch as the proud sponsor of the Inaugural Box Fan Expo Invitational, where several top seeded USA Boxing amateur fighters have been invited to faceoff against the best in their respective divisions. The amateur show will take place under the very same roof as the 4th Box Fan Expo event at the Las Vegas Convention Center over the Mexican Independence Day weekend on Saturday, September 15.
“We’re looking forward to this year’s Box Fan Expo, and are proud to support the up and coming generation of fighters through the invitational that will take place during the event,” said Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions. The Expo has proven to be a testament of our mission where the past, present, and future of the sport can come together with the fans and others in the industry for an overall memorable experience for everyone in attendance. See you all there!”
“We are very excited and proud to bring the fans the 4th Annual Box Fan Expo and bring the whole boxing industry together to show the world and the other sports that boxing is a great sport, still very popular, and very much alive,” said Alonzo Benezra, Founder and Producer of Box Fan Expo. “This is the first time the future stars of the sport will be showcased in this fashion and it’s a great motivation and inspiration for these young fighters to know that some of their favorite fighters will be watching them. I want to thank Mayweather Promotions and Floyd Mayweather for sponsoring the Inaugural Box Fan Expo Invitational, and Fernando Vargas Fighting Foundation for organizing the amateur show. It’s going to be a great event that we are continuously growing every year with a goal to make it more inviting, exciting, and interactive for the fans.”
“The Fernando Vargas Fighting Foundation is proud to have Mayweather Promotions in its corner for this amazing Box Fan Expo Invitational,” said Martha Vargas, Executive Director of Fernando Vargas Fighting Foundation. “Top amateur boxers will lace up their gloves and showcase their skills in front of thousands of boxing fans, and current and former world champions, while contributing to an amazing cause – giving inner city kids a fighting chance by providing them a constructive alternative to self-defeating behavior through athletic, academic, and community service programs.”
Mayweather Promotions will also appear at the Box Fan Expo to host a fighter meet & greet and bring fans an exclusive pop-up shop experience featuring The Money Team (TMT) and Mayweather Sports (MWS) brands. This year’s attendees will include talented fighters that will be featured on the upcoming Las Vegas Sin City Showdown: Borrego vs. Krael card at Sam’s Town Live on September 22, 2018: main event contender Cameron Krael, super middleweight prospect Lionell Thompson, hard-hitting super middleweight contender Lanell Bellows, former 5x boxing champion Ava Knight, and super middleweight prospect Kevin Newman. They will be joined by stablemates: Andrew Tabiti, Angelo Leo, Andres Cortes, Rolando Romero, Sharif Bogere, Juan Heraldez, Layla McCarter, Sanjarbek Rakhmanov, and Ronald Gavril. Fans will receive giveaways, have the opportunity to shop the latest TMT and MWS collections, get to receive autographs and step into the photo booth to get a photo with fighters!
About Box Fan Expo: Box Fan Expo is the ultimate boxing fan experience event, which allows fans to meet-and- greet boxing superstars of today, current and former world champions, legends of the sport and other boxing celebrities. Fans can expect to experience various interactions from autograph sessions, photo booths, as well as chance to win prizes and opportunities to purchase merchandise and memorabilia from the booths. You won’t want to miss this must-attend Expo!
Tickets to the Box Fan Expo are available online at: http://bit.ly/MPBOXFANEXPO2018
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