Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Fan Event is May 2

BY Roy Corella ON May 01, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (April 22, 2013) -- The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) is proud to announce that its first fan event, "A Night with Boxing Legends," (Event Poster: will be held Thursday, May 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. PT, at Diego's Méxican Cuisine restaurant, located at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.The event will feature four boxing superstars, from four different categories, from the NVBHOF's inaugural class of inductees including:

· "MIKE "The Body Snatcher" McCALLUM. Three-time world champion inducted in the Boxer Category.

·FREDDIE ROACH.Five-time Trainer of the Year, inducted in the Trainer Category

· JOE CORTEZ. Inducted in the Referee Category

· AL BERNSTEIN. Inducted in the Media Category

The four soon-to-be NVBHOF inductees will speak, take questions and sign autographs as well as provide personal memorabilia which will be included among other valuable prizes in a special raffle. Joining them as speakers and taking part in the fan Q&A will be two esteemed members of the NVBHOF's Board of Directors -- former WBC bantamweight champion WAYNE McCULLOUGH and former referee RICHARD STEELE.Additional surprise guests are also expected.

The NVBHOF will also be a recipient of a special presentation and donation by Jägermeister in conjunction with its current "Brother in Your Corner" contest and campaign.

Seating is Limited. Tickets, priced at $20 and tax deductible, can be purchased now via the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame website at Remaining tickets, priced at $25, can be purchased, at the door, on the night of the event.

The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame is an IRS 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Donations to the NV BHOF are tax-deductible, as are tickets purchased to NVBHOF-sponsored events. Donations can be made by visiting the NVBHOF website: You can "like" NVBHOF on Facebook ( and follow it on Twitter (@nvbhof). The NVBHOF will announce some of the boxing-related charitable causes it plans to support this year at "A Night With Boxing Legends" on May 2.

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