(FEB 21) Las Vegas - Former WBC
women's champion Mia "The Knockout" St. John and Christy "The
Coal Miner's Daughter" Martin has confirmed that they will
historically appear and share a booth together to Meet & Greet
their fans at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 3rd
edition of Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday May 6,
2017 during Cinco De Mayo weekend. The Boxing Expo will also
coincide with the mega fight between Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio
Cesar Chavez Jr., that will take place later that evening.
Martin and St. John are some of
the most decorated and famous female professional boxers of
all-time. St John was promoted by Bob Arum while Martin was
promoted by rival Promoter Don King. They are both former WBC
world champions and gained popularity by appearing on some of
the biggest undercards in boxing history that were headlined by
Mike Tyson with Christy Martin and Oscar De La Hoya with Mia
St.John. Further St.John also has appeared on the cover of
Playboy Magazine, while Martin appeared on Sports illustrated.
Mia St. John has done countless charity work for different
organizations. She founded "El Saber Es Poder/Knowledge Is
Power" to empower our youth by providing educational material,
equipment and development of Health & Wellness programs. On
November 23, 2014, Mia's son Julian who was a talented artist,
passed away at the age of 24 after battling Schizophrenia and
addiction. In 2015, Mia was named by CNN, "Mental Health
Warrior", along with eight other inspiring people.
Christy Martin on the other hand battled her way back from a
November 23, 2010 Stabbing and being shot by her husband who is
now serving time in prison for attempted murder. Today Martin is
the President and founder of Pink Promotions, a boxing promoting
company and is considered by the WBC as the Emeritus Champion.
She also formed a non-profit organization called Christy's
Champs, which supports domestic violence as well as other
St. John and Martin will have merchandise to sell to their fans,
as well as photos and memorabilia.
Christy along with Mia joins Fernando Vargas and Joel Casamayor
among early commitments to this year's Box Fan Expo.
Box Fan Expo has been a huge success with fans and boxing
industry people. Many boxing stars have attended the last two
Expo's such as Mike Tyson, Roberto Duran, Tommy Hearns, Roy
Jones Jr., Sergio Martinez, Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia, Tim
Bradley, Deontay Wilder, Amir Khan, Shawn Porter, Fernando
Vargas, Zab Judah, James Toney, Vinny Pazienza, Mikey Garcia,
Mia St.Johns, Leo Santa Cruz, Badou Jack, Terry Norris, Riddick
Bowe, Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks and many more...
Exhibitors such as boxing gear, apparel, new equipments, energy
drinks, alcohol, supplement products, broadcasting media,
sanctioning bodies and other companies who wish to participate
will once again have a chance to showcase their brand to fans,
media and the boxing industry.
Tickets to the Box Fan Expo are available online at: http://www.boxfanexpo.eventbrite.com
Box Fan Expo is the ultimate boxing fan experience event, which
allows fans to Meet and Greet Boxing Superstars of today,
current and former world champions, Legends of the sport and
other boxing Celebrities at their booth. On Site, fans will
experience different activities from Autograph Sessions, Photo
Sessions, FaceOff with your favorite boxers, as well as a chance
to purchase merchandise and memorabilia from their booth, plus
so much more... you won't want to miss this must-attend Expo!
Box Fan Expo will also feature top boxing organizations,
promoters, ring card girls, famous trainers and commentators as
well as boxing gear companies "ALL UNDER ONE ROOF".
Throughout the next several months leading up to the Event,
there will be weekly updates on the many stars that will commit
their appearance at the Boxing Expo. And for anyone in the
Boxing industry or other Exhibitors (non-industry), who would
like to be involved and reserve a Booth, contact Box Fan Expo:
Telephone number: (514) 572-7222 or Las Vegas Number (702)