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: http://www.nvbhof.com/images/events/nvbhof-night-with-boxings-legends-press.png) 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 www.nvbhof.com. 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: www.nvbhof.com. You can “like” NVBHOF on Facebook (facebook.com/nvbhof) 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.