USA Boxing Benefit In Beverly Hills

USA BOXING

HOSTS BENEFIT EVENING WITH BOXING GREATS AND OLYMPIC HOPEFULS

Host Committee Laila Ali, Evander Holyfield, Emanuel Steward, Michael Buffer and Larry Merchant Support Reception

At Paley Center in Beverly Hills, CA April 24

WHAT: A fundraising evening for USA Boxing, the national governing body for US amateur boxing. Event features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a meet and greet with athletes.

WHO: Olympic hopefuls training to become members of the USA Boxing Olympic Team who will compete in London this summer. For the first time EVER women will box in the Olympics in three boxing weight classifications: flyweight, lightweight and middleweight.

Host committee includes Laila Ali, Evander Holyfield, Emanuel Steward, Michael Buffer, Larry Merchant, and more. Boxing hopefuls include Light Flyweight Santos Vasquez, Lightweight Jose Ramirez, Light Welterweight Jamel Herring, Middleweight Terrell Gausha, Light Heavyweight Marcus Browne, Heavyweight Michael Hunter and Super Heavyweight Dominic Breazale. The men’s team is currently training in Los Angeles before The Americas Qualifier May 5-12 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

VIP Reception 6:30PM; event continues 7:00-9:30PM

WHERE: Paley Center for the Media, 465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

$$$$: Tickets $250 each. VIP tickets and sponsorships are available from $1000 and up. To purchase tickets and for more information, please contact Levy, Pazanti and Associates: 310-201-5033 or lauran@lpaevents.com

WHAT ELSE : The mission of USA Boxing is to support its athletes and coaches to achieve sustained competitive excellence, develop character and to promote and grow Olympic-style boxing in the United States.

Unlike most countries in the world, the United States does not provide public funding for its Olympians and Olympic hopefuls. Our athletes need your support as they train for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. For more information on USA Boxing, its athletes and the preparations for London, visit www.usaboxing.org.

The use of Paley Center’s facilities does not constitute endorsement by the Paley Center or any views expressed during this event.