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One In A Million Returns In Rememberance of Octavius James November 13th

October 20 (Merrillville, IN) - Former One In A Million Inc. C.E.O. and Gary's own Octavius James impacted thousands of lives during his life and on Friday, November 13 at the Radisson Hotel @ Star Plaza in Merrillville it will be time to give back with a spectacular fight card dubbed "A Fight To Remember: A Tribute To Octavius James." This exceptional night of boxing will feature the returns of Jimmy "The Fighting School Teacher" Holmes (18-1-2, 9 KOs) and Ed "2 Fast 2 Furious" Ochoa (9-0, 8 KOs) as part of the co-main events..

"This is going to be a special fight for everyone and for me there is no bigger honor than fighting on a card remembering Octavius," said Ochoa of being able to James.

Holmes steps back into the ring following a six-round unanimous decision over Tyrone Dowdy in January, while Ochoa is coming off his first fight that went the distance in his career defeating Jessie Davis with a six-round main event decision in June.

Derrick "Superman" Findley, Ruben "Modern Day Warrior" Galvan, "Marvelous" Shay Mobley , Heavyweight David Martin (pro debut), Angel Hernandez, "The Fighting Marine" Chris Govan, Meegal Harper and Marcus Thompkins round out this spectacular undercard.

"Octavius James was one in a million and we are just looking to continue his dream of making this company the best the world of boxing has to offer," said President/C.E.O. of O.I.A.M.B. Tyree Ortiz. "There are major fights scheduled with some surprises mixed in and our fans won't be disappointed with what we have on this card."

Also on tap will be silent auctions and raffles with the proceeds from those going toward towards the newly created One In A Million Boxing Inc. Foundation in honor of Octavius James. There will also be a post-fight party hosted at T.J. Maloney's right inside of the Radisson Hotel.

V.I.P. hot seat events will also being taking place weeks prior to the event at five designated bars and restaurants with opportunity to win two tickets for this extravagant night of fighting with the Miller Lite girls as the hosts with these locations and dates soon to be named.

Tickets for "A Fight To Remember: A Tribute To Octavius James" are on sale now and can be purchased at VIP $100 and general admission $30. All VIP seating will consist of a 10 person table with an exclusive and extravagant champagne toast for James.

The Radisson is located at I-65 & US 30 in Merrillville, IN. Doors open at 7 p.m. The first bout is scheduled at 8 p.m. and for more ticket information or fight night events please visit us at our new knockout website and leave us some feedback: www.oneinamillionboxing.com. Or by calling (866) 438-7372. Tickets for this special night of boxing are limited, so make sure to get yours now.

Article posted on 19.10.2009



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