Boxing Legend Earnie Shavers Confirmed For 5th Annual Box Fan Expo, Saturday May 4, 2019

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The ultimate fan experience event that gives boxing fans the opportunity to meet-and-greet top fighters, current and former world champions, boxing celebrities and industry people in an up-close personal setting. The Expo will take place during Cinco De Mayo weekend 2019 in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas (February 28, 2019) – Boxing Legend Earnie Shavers has confirmed that he will appear and hold a Meet & Greet with his fans at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 5th Annual Box Fan Expo on Saturday May 4, 2019 from 10am to 5pm, during Cinco De Mayo weekend. The Boxing Expo will also coincide with the highly anticipated fight between Canelo Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs, that will take place later that evening at the T-Mobile arena.

Shavers will make his 2nd appearance at this years’ Expo, at the Legends Boxing Foundation “LBF” booth and will be signing gloves, photos and personal items. Fans will also have an opportunity to take pictures with this legend also known as “The Acorn”, who is considered by many boxing experts, as the hardest heavyweight puncher in boxing history.

Shavers joins LBF, Al Bernstein, Michael Spinks, WBC, Erik Morales, James Toney and Jessie Vargas as an early commitment to this year’s Box Fan Expo.

About Earnie Shavers
Shavers, is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1969 to 1983, with two further comebacks in 1987 and 1995. A two-time world heavyweight championship challenger, Shavers is considered by many boxing experts to be the hardest heavyweight punching boxer of all time. He scored 68 overall knockout wins, and finished 23 opponents inside the first round. His knockout-to-win ratio stands at 91.8%. Shavers is best known for his world title fights with Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali. He scored a heavy knockdown against Holmes, and hurt Ali badly in the second round and during the later rounds of their fight. Shavers’ most significant wins were his first-round knockouts of former world heavyweight champions Jimmy Ellis and Ken Norton. He also defeated world heavyweight title challengers Jimmy Young and Joe Bugner. In 2001, he released an autobiography about his life and boxing career called Welcome to the Big Time. Today, he attends boxing events as a special guest, autograph signer, and as a motivational speaker.

About LBF
The Legends Boxing Foundation is a boxing sanctioning body and a contemporary association whose aim is to revolutionize boxing worldwide. LBF aims to offer a better perspective into the boxing world for smaller and bigger boxing promoters. The LBF was Founded in 2015 by former boxing-promoter Eva Rolle together with her son Robert Rolle. Eva Rolle has organized more than 100 professional boxing events all over the world and several title fights with many different associations. Her son Robert Rolle was a successful professional boxer (IBF European Champion / NBA World Champion) and experienced the scene from an active view. For more info on the LBF go to:

About Box Fan Expo
Box Fan Expo has been a huge success with fans and boxing industry people. Many boxing stars have attended the last four Expos such as Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson, Roberto Duran, Tommy Hearns, Marco Antonio Barrera, Roy Jones Jr., Andre Ward, Mikey Garcia, Marcos Maidana, Juan Manuel Marquez, Erik Morales, Errol Spence Jr., Sergio Martinez, Keith Thurman, Danny Garcia, Tim Bradley, Deontay Wilder, Amir Khan, Shawn Porter, Fernando Vargas, Zab Judah, James Toney, Jessie Vargas, Vinny Pazienza, Mia St.John, Leo Santa Cruz, Badou Jack, Terry Norris , Riddick Bowe , Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks, Danny Jacobs, Abner Mares, Jorge Linares, Brandon Rios and many more…

Exhibitors include: boxing gear, apparel, equipment, energy drinks, supplement products, broadcasting media, sanctioning bodies, and other companies who wish to participate will once again have a chance to showcase their brand to fans and the boxing industry.

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Box Fan Expo is the ultimate boxing fan experience event, which allows fans to Meet and Greet Boxing Superstars of today, current and former world champions, Legends of the sport and other boxing Celebrities at their booth. On Site, fans will experience different activities from Autograph Sessions, Photo Sessions, FaceOff with your favorite boxers, as well as a chance to purchase merchandise and memorabilia from their booth, plus so much more… you won’t want to miss this must-attend Expo!

Box Fan Expo will also feature top boxing organizations, promoters, ring card girls, famous trainers and commentators as well as boxing gear companies “ALL UNDER ONE ROOF”.

Throughout the next few months leading up to the Event, there will be weekly updates on the many stars that will commit their appearance at the Boxing Expo. And for anyone in the Boxing industry or other Exhibitors (non-industry), who would like to be involved and reserve a Booth,

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