NewsNov 15, 2019

Heavyweight Champion Boxing Event to Benefit the Spina Bifida Association

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sheliah Roy ;  sroy@sbaa.org 

Subject: Heavyweight Champion Boxing Event to Benefit the Spina Bifida Association

[Las Vegas, NV, November 14, 2019] On November 22 and 23, The Boxing WAGS Association will present #TealMatters, a fundraiser benefiting The Spina Bifida Association. This event centers around the boxing rematch between Luis Ortiz and Deontay Wilder, taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 23. Wilder, the current WBC heavyweight champion, has a daughter who was born with Spina Bifida. Money raised from this event will further the Spina Bifida Association’s research and advocacy efforts and provide education and support initiatives to the Spina Bifida community. 

Three packages are currently on sale for this event. Packages, which range from $5,000- $10,000 include VIP tickets to the Wilder vs. Ortiz II, VIP access to the pre-fight weigh and post-fight press conference, VIP Tickets to the ONE Michael Jackson Cirque Du Soleil, and a 2-night stay at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. In addition to the packages available for purchase, there is also an auction for a ticket package that is open for bidding until November 21. In addition, there is also a Day of Giving Pop Up on November 22, prior to the fight. 

 

About Spina Bifida Association

The mission of the Spina Bifida Association is to promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and enhance the lives of all affected. We work to make a practical, positive difference every day, helping to improve care so individuals can enjoy life to the fullest. The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) provides information, resources, assistance, advocacy, and connections to help all those affected by Spina Bifida.

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