BOXING’S RENAISSANCE AT NORFOLK SCOPE APRIL 3RD, 2010
NORFOLK, VA February 9, 2010 – The International Championship Boxing, ICB Knockout Series, will premier at Norfolk Scope Arena on April 3, 2010 as part of its “Boxing From Around the World” brand. This will be the first in a series of confirmed matches at Norfolk Scope Arena.
This series serves as an opportunity for veteran promoter Jack Fulton to showcase a variety of boxers from all over the globe.
“This area has a rich boxing history and a series like this is long overdue. I’m just thrilled that we are finally making it happen! says Fulton. We’ll be showcasing fighters from different continents in a variety of weight classes. ICB has it all, from seasoned competitors to tomorrow’s heroes.”
ICB has enlisted the matchmaking services of boxing legend Don Elbaum to ensure that patrons’ high standards are met. Elbaum, best known as mentor to Don King, is also the house matchmaker for the historic Blue Horizon in Philadelphia, one of boxing’s quintessential venues.
“Get ready for some excellent boxing,” says Elbaum, “ICB will be featuring boxers from Las Vegas, Philadelphia, New York, Minnesota, Israel, several countries in Africa but most importantly, you’ll see the enormous amount of world class talent that exists in Hampton Roads.
ICB will be hosting a Corporate Marketing and Sales Event at Norfolk Scope Arena on March 9, 2010. This invitation only event will allow potential corporate partners the opportunity to view the staging and venue set up as it will be throughout the series. Invitees will also be able to secure sponsorships and marketing opportunities as well as purchase season tickets and reserve seating.
A limited number of invitations will be made available to the general public by registering at www.icbknockoutseries.com. The event will also host autograph sessions with current boxing industry figures including journalists, former champions, matchmakers and more.
Future ICB Knockout Series matches are scheduled to take place at Norfolk Scope Arena in April, May, June, July and August. The series will conclude with a Military Tribute Fight on September 11th, 2010.
Tickets, as well as a limited number of VIP ringside tables for sponsors and their guests, will be available through the Scope Box Office. For ticket information, call the Scope Box Office at 757-664-6464. For sponsorship information, call ICB at 1-800-245-1599.