New Mexico to honor Trout, others into Hall of Fame

New Mexico to honor Trout, others into Hall of Fame
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 2:42pm

"A Night of Champions" is a dinner & ceremony fundraising event presented by the Las Cruces Police Athletic League (PAL) and the New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame scheduled to take place on Friday June 28, 2013 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. For the first time ever, the greatest names in New Mexico boxing history are scheduled to be under one roof as the New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame inducts its five newest members. The new inductees will include former world champions: Bob Foster, Danny Romero, Johnny Tapia, Holly Holm and Austin Trout. Currently, all but Foster have committed to being at the event, with Teresa Tapia representing her late husband, Johnny Tapia.

Tickets are available online at ANightofChampions.com or at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Avenue in Las Cruces. Proceeds from both events will go to the Las Cruces PAL Boxing Club, a non-profit program that for over 40-years, has taken “at-risk” youth off the streets and taught them discipline through boxing.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a VIP pre-party, when attendees will have the opportunity to meet the inductees along with complementary drinks. The NM Hall of Fame ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., with dinner being served to all attendees.

Ticket prices are as follows:

• $50 - Ceremony & Dinner
• $100 – Ceremony & Dinner plus VIP Pre-Party entrance
• $600 – Reserved table for up to 10 people for Hall of Fame event *
• $1100 – Reserved table for up to 10 people for Hall of Fame event plus VIP Pre-Party entrance *

*Tables will only be sold online or by contacting Lorenzo Alba at lalbajr@gmail.com

The Austin Trout Youth Boxing Classic, a regional amateur boxing event celebrating boxing in the Southwest, will be held on Saturday June 29, 2013 beginning at 2 p.m.

Admission for the boxing event is as follows (sold at door):

• $10 - Admission
• $15 - Admission w/ access to beer tent
• $1 - 4yrs & younger

For more information on both events, please visit ANightOfChampions.com or contact Las Cruces PAL Director, Lorenzo Alba, Jr. at lalbajr@gmail.com
 

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