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(Queens, NY) – Four-time heavyweight boxing champion (and Boys and Girls Clubs of America alumnus) Evander Holyfield, as well as top contenders and prospects with Real Deal Boxing, will join students from the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens at Boys & Girls’ gym in a community meet and greet on September 6 at 4p.m., in conjunction with Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC).

The event comes days before Real Deal Sports and Entertainment’s first-ever card in New York City, taking place at RWCNYC in Queens on Saturday, September 9. Holyfield and various boxers participating in the fight will be on hand to meet and interact with the students.

A member of the Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame himself, Holyfield first stepped into the ring at the Warren Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta when he was 8 years old. Three years later, he qualified to compete in his first Junior Olympics, and through an honorary membership, he continued to box at the Club until making the 1984 U.S. Olympic team at age 21. Holyfield has donated $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, and now will bring Real Deal Boxing to Metro Queens in a show of solidarity with the community.

WHAT:         Community meet and greet with Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens

WHEN:        Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

                    4:00 p.m.

WHERE:     Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens

                   110-04 Atlantic Ave

                   Richmond Hill, New York 11419

 

For press inquiries, please contact Ross Adair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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About Resorts World Casino New York City

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is the only casino in New York City, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience while generating over $1.9 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011.  RWCNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States and all four oceans through its Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.