The sound of the bell and cheering young professionals will fill iconic Tower City Center on Friday at the second annual Cleveland Boxing Invitational presented by First National Bank. The event combines collegiate boxing, food, drinks and networking in a unique setting and is a fundraiser for the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission.
A very limited amount of individual tickets remain for the event they can be purchased at www.clevelandboxinginvitational.com or by calling 216-363-1108. Tickets are $100 and include all-you-can-eat food from Lincoln Tap House; a beer, wine and soft drink open bar and collegiate and amateur boxing. Doors open at 7 p.m. while the 11-bout boxing card will begin at 8 p.m.
The boxing card will include 10 bouts of collegiate boxing featuring boxers of from the University of Cincinnati, Miami University, University of Michigan and West Virginia University. Cleveland’s Cordell Powell will face off against Isaac Chapman of Youngstown in the lone amateur bout of the night. Other aspects of the event include a sports memorabilia auction and extensive door prize list.
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The event offers a unique event and networking opportunity for young professionals. The event set-up highlights historic Tower City Center, while the action in the ring creates constant excitement and energy.
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“The Cleveland Boxing Invitational helps the Sports Commission continue to fulfill its mission of enhancing the economy of Greater Cleveland while providing an incredibly unique evening of collegiate boxing and networking in one of Cleveland’s iconic settings,” said David Gilbert, President and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. “We are looking forward to an excellent night of action in the ring and excitement throughout the venue.”