Oscar De La Hoya and Sugar Ray Leonard are still packing major punches when it comes to charity. The two boxing legends have teamed up with top-notch trainer Freddie Roach, famed promoter Gary Shaw and renowned sports reporter Jim Gray to help their friends at the Brent Shapiro Foundation knock out drug and alcohol dependence with an incredible online auction at leading charity auction site charitybuzz.com
Bidding is open to fans worldwide through Wednesday, January 25 at http://www.charitybuzz.com/brentshapiro2012
Auction packages include:
Meet Sugar Ray Leonard in Los Angeles: One lucky fan will get the chance to spend quality time with one of boxing’s all-time greats in Los Angeles, CA. The winning bidder will talk tough with Sugar Ray, snap a few photos, and take home a pair of his signed boxing gloves.
Meet Oscar De La Hoya with VIP Access to A World Championship Fight: The winner a guest will have VIP access to a World Championship fight, as they catch all the action from ringside seats. Before the event, the Golden Boy of boxing will take the winner and a friend to an official weigh-in of a World Championship fight, where he will autograph a pair of his boxing gloves and other memorabilia, and take pictures with the pair.
Train Freddie Roach in Hollywood: One aspiring boxer will get in the ring with the trainer that whips Manny Pacquiao into fighting shape, with 6 training sessions at The Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. Roach will work one-on-one with the winning bidder as they learn the tricks of the trade from the five-time Trainer of the Year.
Sit Ringside at A Showtime World Boxing Championship Event and Enjoy Dinner with Sportscaster Jim Gray: Two fans will get to see boxing from the eyes of the media, as they score ringside seats to a Showtime World Boxing Championship fight of their choice. During the fight, the winning bidder and a guest will check out the broadcast truck and see the fight’s live broadcast in real-time. After the fight, the pair will go to dinner with Jim Gray, exclusive interviewer to sports stars like Mike Tyson, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and more.
Sit Ringside at a World Championship Event and Enjoy Dinner with Gary Shaw: The winner and a friend will experience a World Championship boxing match of their choice with famed promoter Gary Shaw, in ringside seats. The pair will sit alongside Shaw as they watch the action from premier seating. Afterwards, the twosome will grab dinner with the man who has promoted some of the highest-grossing fights in boxing history. Hotel accommodations included.
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