“HIGH STAKES” PUBLIC PRESS CONFERNCE,
AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AND PUBLIC WEIGH-IN
AHEAD OF WORLD CLASS HOUSTON CARD SATURDAY NIGHT
The town of Houston is buzzing as an outstanding evening of world class professional boxing awaits them this Saturday night at the Arena Theater as Chet Koerner’s TKO BOXING Promotions presents “HIGH STAKES”.
Amidst the overwhelming amount of local and national press attention “HIGH STAKES” has received, Houston 's Champs Americana will host a public press conference/meet and greet on Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm. Houston area boxing fans are encouraged to attend and meet their favorite fighters just two days ahead of their bouts.
Amongst those present at Champs Americana will be local favorites; Eugene “MEAN GENE” Hill, middleweight prospect and MMA champion Karl “KJ” Noons and undefeated welterweight newcomer Gerardo “TIN TIN” Ibarra along with Vietnamese featherweight sensation Dat “BE DAT” Nguyen.
Champs Americana is located at 1121 Uptown Park Blvd in Houston , (phone 713-627-2333).
On Friday afternoon at 12noon, Nguyen will meet the local fight fans at the main entrance to the Hong Kong City Mall with the first twenty five fans purchasing a ticket to the fight onsite receiving a signed boxing glove from the all action fighter.
The Hong Kong City Mall is located at 11210 Bellaire in Houston .
Also on Friday afternoon, the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 9090 Southwest Freeway in Houston , will host the open to the public weigh-in for “HIGH STAKES” starting at 1pm. Houston fight fans are welcome to see the combatants face off against one another as they weigh-in for their bouts.
Presented by Chet Koerner’s TKO BOXING Promotions, “HIGH STAKES” features an evening of world class professional boxing including local stars Eugene “MEAN GENE” Hill, Gerardo “TIN TIN” Ibarra, Karl “KJ” Noons, as well as former world title challenger Rayonta “STINGRAY” Whitfield, and outstanding national prospects Dat “BE DAT” Nguyen, Mickey Bey Jr., Francisco “THE PHENOM” Contreras and pro debuting David Garcia.
Starting at $25, tickets for “HIGH STAKES” can be obtained through the Arena Theatre Box Office (www.arenahouston.com, phone 713-772-5900). The Arena Theatre is located at 7326 Southwest Freeway (between Bellaire and Fondren) in Houston . Doors on the evening of the event will open at 7pm with the first bell at 8pm.
ABOUT TKO BOXING PROMOTIONS
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, cruiserweight Andres Taylor, super middleweights Joey Gilbert and Fedor Chudinov, middleweights Peter Manfredo Jr., Elvin Ayala, Albert Onolunose, James Countryman and Dmitry Chudinov, junior middleweights Bastie Samir, welterweights Juan Buendia and Raul Tovar, junior welterweights Francisco Contreras, Joseph Elegele and Hastings Bwayla, lightweights Rolando Reyes, Mickey Bey Jr., and Terence Crawford, featherweights Matt Remillard, Carney Bowman, Dat Nguyen, Delvin Placencia, Rafael Lora, Maxwell Awaku and Robert Rodriguez, super bantamweights Rafael Valenzuela, bantamweight Leo Santa Cruz and flyweight Rayonta Whitfield.
Further information on TKO Boxing Promotions can be viewed at website, www.tkoboxingpromotions.com