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International Outboard Grand Prix Comes To Louisville

Louisville Regatta Grand Prix Joins Cup of the America’s Championship Series

Louisville, Ky. – July 6, 2017 – World-class powerboat racers will compete on the Ohio River in front of Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville on August 18-20, 2017, in the Inaugural Louisville Regatta Grand Prix.

“Our mission is to bring the sport of powerboat racing back to its former glory,” said International Outboard Grand Prix (IOGP) President, Mike Schriefer. “This means bringing our Grand Prix series to Louisville – one of North America’s most prestigious waterfront parks – for the next three years. Louisville, with its great waterfront community and horsepower heritage, has been at the top of the list of major cities where we want to host a high-performance powerboat race and festival. We are excited and confident that the families, fans, and music-goers will enjoy this event for years to come.”

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Full Card Announced For Real Deal Sports & Entertainment’s Inaugural Event

Louisville, KY – June 22, 2017 – Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment, in association with Top Knotch Boxing and Kentucky Venues, is thrilled to announce the full card set for its promotional debut on Sat., June 24, from the historic Freedom Hall, in Louisville, Ky.. The televised portion of the event will feature a quadruple-header aired live on CBS Sports Network, at 10pm ET, headlined by the always-exciting heavyweight contender Derric Rossy facing Puerto Rican Carlos Negron in a 10-round bout with the vacant WBC Continental Americas title at stake.

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Louisville Sports Commission Announces New Board Members

Louisville, KY – June 15, 2017 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) announced the appointment of four new members to its board of directors and re-election of two members. The new and re-elected board members will be serving a three-year term of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019. The LSC also welcomes a new slate of officers, including David Wombwell, market president of US Bank, who was re-elected as chairman of the board.

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40 Championship Races in Four Days for Professional and Amateur Cyclists

New Venues for Pro Road Criterium and Team Time Trial National Events

(June 6, 2017) – The USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships presented by Papa John’s returns to Louisville for a second consecutive year, June 29-July 2, along with USA Cycling’s Professional Criterium and Team Time Trial National Championships. The three road cycling championship events feature 40 individual and team titles up for grabs for both professional and amateur athletes. The professional championships, held in Greenville, S.C. last spring, make their first appearance in the Derby City.

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Real Deal Sports & Entertainment Announces Televised Portion of Inaugural Boxing Event

Real Deal Sports & Entertainment Announces Televised Portion of Inaugural Event
In Association with Top Knotch Boxing And Kentucky Venues

Freedom Hall, Louisville, Ky

Saturday, June 24, 2017 – Live On CBSSports Net, 10pm ET

Tickets on Sale Now

 

New York, NY/Louisville, KY – May 25, 2017 – Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment, in association with Top Knotch Boxing and Kentucky Venues, has announced that its promotional debut will be a quadruple-header televised live on CBS Sports Net, on Saturday, June 24, at 10pm ET, from Freedom Hall, in Louisville, KY. The inaugural installment of the “Real Deal Championship Boxing” series, branded as “Evander’s Tribute to Ali”, will be a part of the local “I AM ALI” Festival in honor of Muhammad Ali, one year after the champ’s passing. Headlining the card will be the always-exciting heavyweight contender Derric Rossy facing Puerto Rican Carlos Negron in a 10-round bout with the vacant WBC Continental Americas title at stake.

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