OPEN WORKOUT AND PUBLIC WEIGH-IN THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE OF “3 THE HARD WAY” EVENT IN CINCINNATI
An open to the public media workout will take this Thursday afternoon, March 19th, at 1pm at the Mt. Auburn Recreation Center, 270 Southern Avenue, in Cincinnati in advance of “3 THE HARD WAY”, the world class boxing event this Saturday night at the US BANK ARENA. Featured fighters who will be present at the workout are welterweight contender and 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Ricardo Williams Jr., Sensational Junior Middleweight Prospect Rashad Holloway and current amateur phenom and 2-Time US Olympian Rau’Shee Warren.
On Friday afternoon at 5pm, the official weigh-in will take place at The Garage Sports Bar and Grill, 2241 Crowne Point Dr., in Cincinnati. This is
also open to the public. All fighters will be present.
Fight fans in the Cincinnati area are encouraged to attend both events.
THURSDAY/MARCH 19, 2009
PUBLIC/MEDIA WORKOUT 1PM
MT. AUBURN RECREATION CENTER
270 Southern Avenue
Welterweight Contender and 2000 Olympic Silver
Medalist Ricardo Williams Jr.
Sensational Junior Middleweight Prospect Rashad Holloway
Amateur Phenom Rau’Shee Warren (2-Time US Olympian)
FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2009
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN/OPEN TO THE PUBLIC—5PM
The Garage Sports Bar and Grill
2241 Crowne Point Dr.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2009
U.S. BANK ARENA
100 Broadway Street. (adjacent to the Great American Ballpark)
Doors at 6:30pm, First Bell 7:30pm
Advance Ticket Info/513-562-4949 and through Ticketmaster
Tickets will also be available at the door
Featured at “3 THE HARD WAY”, an evening of world class professional and amateur boxing are welterweight contender and 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Ricardo Williams Jr., sensational junior middleweight prospect Rashad Holloway, current amateur phenom and two time US Olympian Rau’Shee Warren, highly regarded lightweight prospect Terrance Crawford, former amateur standout and pro debuting Ron Siler, Detroit middleweight James Countryman and Cincinnati favorites David Long and Jessie Carradine.
Advance tickets, priced at $82.75, $43.75 and $26.75, for “3 THE HARD WAY” can be purchased online through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 513-562-4949.
The U.S. Bank Arena is located at 100 Broadway St. in Cincinnati, adjacent to the Great American Ball Park. Doors will open on the evening of the event at 6:30pm with the first bell at 7:30pm. Further information on the U.S. Bank Arena can be found on their website at www.usbankarena.com.
Formed in early 2008, Chet Koerner’s Las Vegas based TKO BOXING Promotions, originator of the “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” national boxing series, stable includes; heavyweight Lenroy Thomas, super middleweight Joey Gilbert, middleweights Elvin Ayala, Albert Onolunose and James Countryman, junior middleweights Bastie Samir and Anthony Thompson, welterweight Juan Buendia and Raul Tovar, junior welterweights Jonathan Gover, Francisco Contreras and Hastings Bwayla, lightweights Rolando Reyes and Terrance Crawford, featherweights Matt Remillard, Carney Bowman, Delvin Plascencia, Rafael Lora and Maxwell Awaku, super bantamweights Rafael Valenzuela and Carlos Reyes.
Further information on TKO Boxing Promotions can be viewed at their newly remodeled website, www.tkoboxingpromotions.com
TC Howard and Max Brunis, highly successful Cincinnati businessmen, formed TMAX Events in 2008 to continuously bring world class professional boxing to area fans. Further information on TMAX Events is available at www.myspace/tmaxevents