July 20th, 2009 will go down as one of the most historic days in boxing, as more than thirty of the United States top promoters met at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City to discuss the current state of boxing and the need to establish a unified boxing promoters association. After an all day meeting the promoters unanimously formed a trade association. The organizational structure and name will be released after the next meeting in September.
DECLARATION OF BOXING PROMOTERS ASSOCIATION
Those in attendance included:
Alfredo Marchio Aaron Jacobs Banner Promotions Classic Entertainment and Sports DiBella Entertainment Don Chargin Productions Don King Productions Fight Factory Gary Shaw Productions Golden Boy Promotions Goosen-Tutor Promotions Gotham Boxing Hirsch-Borao Promotions Hitz Boxing Kea Boxing Promotions Let’s Get It On Promotions Main Events Maryland Boxing Club Mike Acri Promotions One Punch Productions Peltz Boxing Ring Promotions Roy Englebrect Events Seminole Warriors Boxing Star Boxing Square Ring Thompson Boxing TKO Promotions Top Rank Xcel Worldwide