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Female Boxer Mia St. John Hosts Dinner Honoring Tommy ‘Hitman’ Hearns and Mauricio Sulaiman on Dec. 6th!

by on Oct.13, 2014, under Boxing News

By John “Ice” Scully

 

Mia St John, at left, with gym owner and commodities index trader, Rick Ramos, at the Chicago Board Options Exchange several years ago (photo courtesy of Rick Ramos)

Mia St John, at left, with gym owner , trainer and commodities index trader, Rick Ramos, at the Chicago Board Options Exchange several years ago (photo courtesy of Rick Ramos)

LAS VEGAS, NV — Hey, I’m just trying to help give everyone in the boxing game a heads up on behalf of Mia St. John, as she is organizing a dinner at The Mirage through her charity in honor of Thomas “Hitman” Hearns and Mauricio Sulaiman.   Sugar Ray Leonard and Roy Jones are among the many high profile guests expected to attend).  It will be held on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 during the week of the WBC Convention in Las Vegas.

If you want to purchase a table for the event, you can go to Mia’s website www.miastjohnfoundation.org,  go to “Support us”, then to “Donate” and that will bring you to Paypal.

 

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Assoc. of Boxing Commission Pres. to WBC: Selection of Ringside Officials ‘Sole Discretion’ of Boxing Commissions

by on Jul.14, 2009, under Boxing News

[Editor's note:  Tim Lueckenhoff, president of the Association of Boxing Commissions, sent this letter to the World Boxing Council's Mauricio Sulaiman supporting the presiding local boxing commission's legal rights -- versus those of sanctioning bodies and promotional interests -- regarding the selection of ringside officials.  It's pretty pointed!] 

Mr. Mauricio Sulaiman
World Boxing Council
Cuzco #872, COL Lindavista
Mexico, D. F. 07300

Dear Mr. Sulaiman:

 Reference is made to the Memorandum/Letter (WBC No.: 41256), dated July 8, 2009, from yourself to Promoters Don King and Gary Shaw regarding “Two WBC elimination fights in Florida.”  Among others, a copy of this Memorandum/Letter was sent to me, as the President of the Association of Boxing Commissions; and, considering its content, I am compelled to respond.

 Specifically, the letter notifies Promoters King and Shaw that: “[t]he Florida Boxing Commission has appointed all the ring officials, next July 11, disregarding and ignoring the WBC without having the courtesy of answering any of our communications or phone calls.” While, in the Memorandum/Letter, you advise Promoters King and Shaw that “the WBC will continue to sanction these 2 elimination bouts in order to support your co-promotion,” you also note that “the WBC reserves its rights, as the owner of the WBC Championship trademark and accolade [,] in case of any disputes on these fights in Florida.” (continue reading…)

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