Boxing Event to be held at Drews Motorplex Festival
POSTED: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 5:49pm
UPDATED: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 8:52am
Las Cruces, NM — The Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) is inviting the entire community to the Drews Motorples Festival where they can enjoy amateur boxing bouts from fighters from around the region. The festival will be held on October 26, 2013 starting at 3 PM at the Dream Center located at 1400 6th St in Las Cruces, NM.
Headlining the event will be 2-time National Ringside Champion Amy Salinas, age 12 of Las Cruces, and former New Mexico USA Boxing Champion Edwin Acosta, age 18 of Las Cruces. Also taking place at the festival will be arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, live bands and DJ's, "Super Car Show", "Memorial Bike Run" for all fallen riders who have lost their lives on bikes. Plus a guest appearance by Las Cruces PAL's own Austin Trout.
All proceeds from the boxing event will go to the Las Cruces PAL Boxing Club, a program that for over 40 years, has taken youth of all ages and backgrounds including “at-risk” youth off the streets and taught them discipline through boxing.