For a great cause, boxing returns to the ring in Atlanta on September 28.
The WBA Continental Americas Middleweight Title will be on the line in Atlanta as this event benefits Boys & Girls Clubs.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, Atlanta will host the World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental Americas Middleweight Boxing title bout on with Atlanta native Carlos Monroe fighting Javier Maciel in the headline fight. Eric Moon will fight Mike Guy for the American Boxing Federation (ABF) title, followed by six other bouts.
The event is a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Youth from several local Boys & GIrls Clubs will attend.
Missy Dugan, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, says: “We are so thankful to partners like this that support the nearly 3,000 kids that attend our Clubs each day and help them reach their full potential. Through sports, youth build skills that will serve them now and throughout their lives including self confidence, good sportsmanship, discipline, and an appreciation of healthy living and exercise.”
When: Saturday, September 28
7:15 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Pre-event reception with live jazz from the renowned Joe Gransden Quartet.
8:00 p.m. – Fights start
Where: Buckhead Theater, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 404-843-2825, Link to Venue Info: http://www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com/venueinfo.
Cost: Tickets begin at $35, VIP tables for $1,000
The Fight Card:
The Main Event: 160 lbs. Carlos Monroe vs Javier Maciel (WBA Cont-Amer Title)
168 lbs. Eric Moon vs. Mike Guy (ABF Title)
160 lbs. Antonio Todd vs. Julian Valerio
175 lbs. Ian Darby vs. Dimitri Bentley
160 lbs. Sixto Suazo vs. Phillip Lars
175 lbs. Hakim Lopez vs. Elie Augustama
160 lbs. Elvin Ganbarov vs Delveccio Savage
126 lbs. Justin Goodson (Debut) vs TBA
Get your tickets now for a great night of boxing in Atlanta.