News: Roy Jones; Coy Evans; Fight Night 2010
Pensacola, FL, February 8, 2010 -- One day after the New Orleans Saints historic Super Bowl victory over the heavily favored Indianapolis Colts, Roy Jones Jr. reflected back to that August day he was invited to the Saints’ training camp by Head Coach Sean Payton and delivered a speech to the team, which turned into a pep talk for the upcoming season..
Article posted on 07.02.2010
The theme of Roy’s speech was teamwork, “Each individual effort is wonderful, but the sum of all playing together as a team is greater.” The Saints began the season by winning their first thirteen games and, it seemed against all odds, became Super Bowl Champions.
“It means that God is still using me to deliver positive messages to people,” said Jones. “I am thankful I had the opportunity to tell the Saints there was no reason why they didn’t have the best team in the league and could go on to win the Super Bowl.”
“I am thrilled that the Saints are a part of bringing back the city of New Orleans after what the city has been through and has overcome so much,” said Jones, who had made numerous trips to the New Orleans area following Katrina to deliver supplies and even helped build a home. “The residents know that God is ever present in their life and is showing, through faith, that they can come back and be event better than they ever were before.”
The New Orleans Saints and the people of New Orleans are an inspiration to Roy in his upcoming April 3 fight against Bernard Hopkins. “This revelation shows me that even though things are rough it doesn't mean God doesn't have a greater plan for you. It reaffirms for me you have to maintain your faith and hope through it all…and if God is for you, nothing else has a chance!”
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After 17 years the wait is over as sure-fire future Hall of Famers Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins and Roy “The Terminator” Jones Jr. collide in a long awaited rematch that will finally add the final chapter to their 17-year rivalry. The Rivals: Hopkins vs. Jones II is set for Saturday, April 3 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas . The bout will be broadcast live on pay-per-view beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
VIP Tickets SOLDOUT For "Fight Night 2010"
February 9 (Merrillville, In) - The buzz around "Fight Night 2010" has shaped up to be one of the most explosive fight cards in the long history of boxing in Northwest Indiana. Just announced today all VIP Table Seats are officially sold out for the event as fans are ready for the most top to bottom stacked card in this region's history.
In the Main Event Michael "Midnight Stalker" Walker and Derrick "Superman" Findley will square off for a IN.B.A. Middleweight Title Showdown. Angel Hernandez is set for an IN.B.A. Title Showdown against Angel Manfredy conqueror Courtney Burton, WBC International Champion "Merciless" Mary McGee faces off against WBC International Lightweight Champion Brooke " No Mercy" Dierdorff, Josh Crouch will face the veteran Anthony Shuler, also scheduled to fight are "Marvelous" Shay Mobley vs. Darnell Wilson, Ed Ochoa vs. Dezi Ford, and Heavyweight David Martin III vs. James Porter.
"This fight is going to set a tone for boxing in Indiana. No one has a done a show like this, but I challenge every other Promoter in the state of Indiana to follow suit, our fans have supported boxing for years and now it is time to show them what World Class Boxing is all about." said OIAMB CEO Tyree Ortiz.
"As you can see the fans are already responding, we have no more VIP Table seats and the Ringside Table Seats are at already low availability, so I encourage every fan to get their tickets as soon as possible because I am not sure how much longer these floor seats are going to last."
Though VIP and Ringside seating are extremely limited at this point One In A Million Boxing and Miller Lite are still going to give five lucky fight fans a chance to WIN the last VIP SEATS available with the Miller Lite VIP Hot Seat Competition. These seats are not for sale, but can only be won at one of the five prefight events.
Fight fans will have an opportunity to face each other in head to head Nintendo Wii boxing competition in a single elimination tournament where the winner of the tournament will win the Ultimate Fight Experience. The winner of each of the five events will be awarded two V.I.P. Table hot seats for themselves and a guest and will get to watch the fight front row and receive a FREE LARGE PIZZA and TWO PITCHERS of Miller LieBeer courtesy of One In A Million Boxing. Contestants must be at least 21 years old to participate in these events.
The event schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, February 11, 2010, 7:00pm - BW3's Valpo - 212 E. Lincoln Way, Valparaiso
- Thursday, February 11, 2010, 10:00pm - Buddy & Pals - 1206 E. Summit St., Crown Point
- Thursday, February 18, 2010, 7:00pm - Langel's Pizza - 2833 Highway Ave., Highland
- Thursday, February 18, 2010, 10:00pm - Buddy & Pals - 1206 E. Summit St., Crown Point
- Friday, February 19, 2010, 8:00pm - Flat Rock Tap - 6732 Calumet Ave., Hammond
Tickets for "Fight Night 2010" are on sale now and can be purchased at VIP Table Seat - SOLDOUT,
Ringside Table Seat - $50, and General Admission - $30. Tickets can be purchased at www.oneinamillionboxing.com The Hammond Civic Center Box Office, or by calling (866) 438-7372.
The Hammond Civic Center is located at 5825 Sohl Ave., Hammond, 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 knockout website and leave us some feedback: www.oneinamillionboxing.com. Or by calling (866) 438-7372. Remaining tickets for this phenomenal night of boxing are guaranteed to go fast so make sure to get yours now.
COY EVANS TO RETURN ON FEBRUARY 27TH IN ALLENTOWN, PA
PHILADELPHIA (February 9, 2010)— on the heels of his first career knockout, Undefeated Featherweight prospect, Coy Evans returns to the ring on Saturday night February 27th at the Roadway Inn in Allentown, PA when he takes on tough veteran Robert DaLuz in a bout scheduled for six rounds.
Evans of Philadelphia has a record of 6-0-1 with one stoppage and is coming off a scintillating knockout over Vineash Rungea on January 15th at The Arena in Philadelphia.
Evans has been making noise in the Philadelphia fight scene with his previous performances and the twenty-five year old has been coming into his own and with a win on February 27th he will be looking rapidly step up his competition for the balance of 2010.
“Coy has been coming along nicely and we expect huge things from this year”, said Greg Robinson of Power Productions who promotes Evans.
“We are excited to keep Coy back in the ring and we expect him to be very busy in 2010 and we are very happy to have a promotional company behind us that will keep Coy active”, said Evans co-manager Moz Gonzalez.
DaLuz of Providence, Rhode Island is a veteran of thirty-nine professional fights and has been in the ring with many of the top featherweight prospects in the world such as former U.S Olympian Clarence Vinson, Cornelius Lock, Gary Stark Jr., Teon Kennedy, Eric Hunter, Robert Marroquin and Chris Avalos to name a few so this bout with be a test to see where Evans stands in terms of his progress.
“Those guys are good fighters and most had about ten fights or more when they fought DaLuz, we are very confident in Evans that we have him in with DaLuz in just his eighth bout.”, Said Robinson
With a win, Evans could see his first headlining appearance as he is tentatively scheduled to participate in an eight round main event on April 9th at The Arena in Philadelphia.
Evans works as an assistant to an attorney in Center City Philadelphia. He has a six year old daughter and just recently, Evans inked his first endorsement deal as he is now is sponsored by Unleashed Beverage Company and is managed by Eddie Woods & Moz Gonzalez (E & M Management) and is also promoted by Greg Robinson’s Power Productions.
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