posted on Mar, 27 2004 @ 10:34 AM
The owners of the Sacramento Kings have teamed up with world champion boxer Oscar de la Hoya to bring a series of boxing matches to Arco Arena.
The series, dubbed the "Thursday Night Fights at Arco Arena," will begin July 8, with three additional matches to follow during the next 12 months.
"We're excited to have boxing at Arco Arena," said Joe Maloof, co-owner of Maloof Sports and Entertainment, which owns the arena. "Given Sacramento's
rich boxing history, Don Chargin's matchmaking prowess and Oscar de la Hoya's appeal and boxing expertise, we are able to create a dynamic team."
Chargin, a longtime boxing promoter, is coordinating the boxing series, along with de la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, which has close to 30 fighters
Boxing series packages will be offered, including a VIP package for limited ringside ticket holders. For ticket information, call (916) 928-3650.