Championship in Las Vegas!
May 13, 2009
(MAY 13) CROWN BOXING INC. Las Vegas, NV, heads into the
final week before their IBA Heavyweight Championship match
between three time World Champion Olive McCall against the
current Australian Champion John Hopoate from Sydney,
The fighters are in training camps respectfully, Olive
McCall in Las Vegas, and John Hopoate in California. Both
contestants will arrive in Las Vegas this Sunday at The
Orleans Hotel and Casino and will resume training in Las
Vegas. The press conference will be held Wednesday, May 20,
at The Orleans Hotel and Casino when both men will finally
meet each other face to face.
This IBA Heavyweight Championship Bout will highlight the
Las Vegas 2009 Memorial Day weekend. There is a feverish
pitch with good advanced tickets sales. The remaining seven
bout undercard is full of excitement featuring the local
match up of 100% Patrick Liles won 7 (KO 7) against UNLV's
Henry Namauu in a Cruiserweight clash. The card will
highlight Father and Son as Elijah McCall, son of Oliver
McCall, fights Chad Davis of Phoenix Arizona in a
The IBA Championship Belt will be awarded to the winner on
Friday, May 22, from The Orleans Hotel and Casino, in The
Boxing Capital of the World Las Vegas, NV. The winner of
this Championship Belt will certainly have boxing
opportunities and matchmaker Frank Luca of Crown Boxing Inc.
looks to unify The World Title with its IBA Champion.
Press credentials have been requested from around the world
and their is a contingency of over 100 fans coming from
Sydney Australia, to support John Hoppa Hopoate in his quest
as he puts his Australian Heavyweight Championship on the
line against the experienced Oliver McCall as he goes for
his Fourth World Belt.
Fights will be held in the Mardi Gras Ballroom, Doors open
6pm / First bout 7pm.