Jungle Boy Partners with Black Bear Casino

By KBJR News 1

June 18, 2013 Updated Jun 18, 2013 at 9:58 PM CDT

Carlton, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Jungle Boy Boxing has partnered with Black Bear Casino Resort to bring six boxing events to the Otter Creek Event Center featuring more than $300,000 in combined prize money, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

"We want to use this venue right here to showcase not just our guys," Jungle Boy Boxing promoter Zach Walters said, "but all of Minnesota. It's Minnesota versus the world. Bring them on."

The promotional partnership begins on July 6 with the "Patriotic Punchout" event, featuring local boxers Al Sands and Gary Eyer.

More than $50,000 in prize money will be available for each of the six events, with $1,000 of that each night being offered to the "Fight of the Night."

Below are listed the six dates affiliated with the agreement, which stretches through October 2014.

July 6, 2013
October 19, 2013
January 25, 2014
April 19, 2014
July 5, 2014
October 25, 2014

Posted by Zach Schneider
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