Home Boxing News Baltimore Boxing Promotions to host Breast Cancer Benefit July 13!

Baltimore Boxing Promotions to host Breast Cancer Benefit July 13!

Baltimore, MD (June 24, 2012) ? Jake Smith?s Baltimore Boxing Promotions returns to the Du Burns Arena Friday, July 13 for ?Knockout Breast Cancer,? a special benefit event loaded with local talent.

A percentage of the evening?s proceeds will go to the American Breast Cancer Foundation and tickets from $25 are available on Baltimoerboxing.com or by calling 410-375-9175. All ticketholders are encouraged to wear pink to help raise awareness for breast cancer.

Headlining the action-packed card is a middleweight title bout between reigning champion Jerome Featherstone and Ryan Watson. An elite wrestler in both high school and college, Featherstone?s undefeated inside the squared circle. The crowd favorite has also improved rapidly since lacing up a pair of gloves for the first time less than a year ago.

The co-featured bout of the evening will be a rematch between Amelia Moore and Floria Vibe. The two met earlier this year in a crowd-pleasing contest and in addition to bragging rights, the winner of the second go-round receives the Knockout Breast Cancer championship.

Nationally ranked female superstar Franchon Crews and former Penn State boxing captain A.J. Williams will also appear in separate matches on the 10 bout fight card.

?This is going to be a heck of a card,? exclaimed Smith, a member of the Maryland and D.C. Boxing Hall of Fames. ?We?ve got some of the top fighters from the Baltimore area on this card and more importantly, we?re helping to knockout breast cancer.?

All bouts are sanctioned by USA Boxing.

The Du Burns Arena is located at 1301 S. Elwood Ave in Baltimore. Doors open at 6:30 and the first bout is slated for 8 pm.

About the American Breast Cancer Foundation:

The American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) was established in 1997 as a way for people to have access to early detection and a chance for survival. Each year, we receive thousands of calls from women and men in need of our help. Approximately 50 percent of those callers will already have symptoms of breast cancer.

The American Breast Cancer Foundation is able to provide financial assistance and hope when all seems lost. We are the only national breast cancer organization providing direct financial assistance to uninsured and underserved individuals for the screening, diagnosis, treatment and survival of breast cancer. The ABCF Key to Life Breast Cancer Assistance Program provides beast cancer patients with financial assistance for support items such as emergency treatment, wigs, prostheses and medications. Critical information and referral services are provided to support patients and their families.

To best serve all populations throughout the United States Spanish speaking staff and third party translation services are available to accommodate most languages. ABCF supports research for innovative diagnostic, treatment and patient support methods through leading medical institutions.

The American Breast Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization guided by a volunteer board of directors. We invite you to join in our mission to give hope to every person threatened by breast cancer. Every act, every gift and every person can make a difference.


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