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Majestic Star Casino To Feat. NABC Female Champion "Merciless" Mary McGee

On Friday, December 14th, Octavius James' One In A Million Inc., wraps up another successful year of boxing with their final event of 2007, The" Holiday Boxing Bash," at Majestic Star Casino in Gary, Indiana. Headlined by newly crowned NABC Women's Light Welterweight Champion, "Merciless" Mary McGee (12-0, 7 KOs), the card also features the highly anticipated rematch between cross-town rivals Jermaine White of Gary and Ruben Galvan of Hammond, plus, in separate bouts, local standouts Don Moore and Jimmy Perez Jr..

Majestic Star Casino's beautifully appointed entertainment pavilion provides fans with an intimate, up-close setting for this outstanding card. A limited number of tickets are on sale now to the public.

Priced at $100 VIP, $50 ringside and $30 general admission, tickets are available from any Ticket Master location (219/791-1234), (312/559-1212), (866/438-7372) TicketMaster.com or at the Majestic Star Casino's gift shop.

In the spirit of the holiday season, in the next few days, Octavius James will make a special announcement through the www.OneInAMillionBoxing.com website. We encourage fans to check the site often for this announcement and the latest updates regarding the "Holiday Boxing Bash."

Born and raised in Gary, Indiana undefeated Mary McGee (12-0, 7 KOs) headlines her first event in her hometown as a champion. McGee won the NABC light welterweight title on October 19th with a fifth round TKO over Tawnyah Freeman. Gary's first and only female boxing champ, McGee enjoys tremendous support from the citizens of Gary, a city with a rich boxing history going back to Tony Zale.

"I'm proud to be from Gary and am looking forward to hearing the announcer say that I'm ' Gary's champ' when I make my entrance to the ring on December 14th," McGee said. "I'm the champ, fighting in my city, so that means I'll have to deliver a special Christmas gift to my opponent... a knock out punch."

The evening's co-main event features the highly anticipated rematch between Ruben "The Modern Day Warrior" (27-11-3, 10 KOs) Galvan seeking redemption against cross-town rival Jermaine "Too Sweet" White (15-3, 7 KOs). Last February, Galvan, of Hammond, and White, of Gary, entertained the partisan crowd with 8 rounds of heart and pride. In the end, White won a decision and the IN.B.A welterweight belt.

Gary native "Dangerous" Don Moore (13-0-1, 10 KOs) looks to keep his super featherweight record perfect and Hammond's Jimmy Perez Jr. (2-0, 1 KO) returns to the ring after scoring a second round TKO on November 16.

Majestic Star Casino is located at One Buffington Harbor in Gary, IN.

Doors to the "Holiday Boxing Bash" open at 7 p.m. First bout at 8 p.m.

For more information on the "Holiday Boxing Bash" or to register to win tickets to the event, visit www.OneInAMillionBoxing.com. Watch our site for our soon-to-be-announced "12 Days of Christmas Fan Appreciation Promotion" and the special announcement from Octavius James.

Article posted on 21.11.2007



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