Nov 19, 2012

SSE And Golden Boy Promotions Announce New Boxing Series At The BB&T; Center

The New Series Will Feature Four Boxing Events Per Year & Guest Appearances By Boxing Legends

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment and Golden Boy Promotions announced today that it has partnered on a new boxing series which will feature at least four annual live boxing events at the BB&T Center.The new series will bring top-notch professional boxing action to the BB&T Center with each event featuring a guest appearance by a boxing legend.

“We are thrilled and honored to partner with an incredible athlete and entrepreneur such as Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions,” said SSE President Michael R. Yormark. “We believe that together we can take live professional boxing to the next level in South Florida.”

“At Golden Boy Promotions we are committed to bringing boxing to fight fans across the country and this new partnership is further proof of this,” said President of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya. “South Florida has traditionally been a hotbed for boxing and we are excited to have a new home with Michael Yormark and the BB&T Center.”

The date, guest boxing legend, main event and undercard fights, and single event ticket information for the series’ inaugural event will be announced at a later date.Fight fans can purchase annual subscriptions for all four events inclusive of VIP seating and boxing legend meet and greets by calling 954-835-CLUB.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Florida Panthers social media is powered by Ford. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world.

Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Promotions was established in 2002 by Oscar de la Hoya, the first Hispanic to own a national boxing promotional company. In 2007, in its fifth year of promoting, Golden Boy Promotions set a record by selling over 2.5 million in pay-per-view homes in a single night. Also in 2007, Golden Boy Promotions established the record for highest grossing pay-per-view homes in a single year with more than 4 million total. Golden Boy Promotions is one of boxing’s most active and respected promoters, presenting shows in packed venues around the United States on networks such as HBO, SHOWTIME, TeleFutura, FOX Sports Net and FOX Deportes. For more information on Golden Boy Promotions, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GoldenBoyBoxing, visit us on Facebook at Golden Boy Facebook Page.