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Washington, DC - GFS Entertainment announces a fun filled weekend honoring DC's own World Champions in boxing. DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions event will take place at various locations in Washington, DC during the weekend of September 18 - September 21. This event will honor an era of 1990's boxing legends consisting of DC's own William Joppy, Keith Holmes, Mark 'Too Sharp' Johnson, Winky Wright, Sharmba Mitchell and Demarcus 'Chop Chop' Corley with the DMV Honors Sugar Ray Leonard Award. Other honorees include Derrell 'Too Sweet' Coley, Darryl Tyson, Andrew Council, Reggie 'Showtime' Green, Jimmy Lange, Melvin Foster and a host of other acknowledgements in the boxing community.
This weekend is guaranteed to bring an infinite amount of star power, politicians and more due to the caliber of events. The recognition of DC's legendary boxers has been overlooked for years but GFS Entertainment Group saw fit to honor the accomplishments of the five (5) World Champions and their fifteen (15) World Boxing Titles. This event will fuse DC's boxing, comedy, music, philanthropy and more with an endless list of creative production and fabulous events.
DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions LAUNCH
The DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions will launch its official events August 3, 2014, at Washington Court Hotel where professionals, celebrities, sports figures and VIPs will mix and mingle.
DMV Honors Welcome to DC Meet & Greet Press Conference
The DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions will kick off the weekend with an intimate welcoming reception, meet & greet and press conference. Media, sponsors, fans and attendees will have a chance to get a taste of what's to come for the remainder of the weekend.
DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions Golf Tournament
The DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions Golf Tournament will take place at a luxurious Country Club at Woodmore. A host of celebrities will play 18 rounds of golf while enjoying a great day of golf.
DMV Honors Night of Champions Awards
The DMV Night of Champions Awards Gala will be the highlight of the weekend which will be held at Warner Theatre. The red carpet black tie awards gala will feature Musiq Soul Child with special guest performances and more. The event will also feature a comedy roast hosted by Eddie Bryant with a number of DC's hometown All Star comedians such as Joe Clair, Billy Da Kid and more. The comedians will give a hilarious performance while roasting the boxing champs. The awards gala will honor the elite of DC boxing while recognizing one of the greatest from DC, Sugar Ray Leonard and the champions will receive the DMV Honors Sugar Ray Leonard Award.
DMV Honors Boxing Boot Camp
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 GFS Ent Group and DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions will hold the DMV Honors Boxing Boot Camp hosted by Floyd Mayweather Sr, Roger Mayweather and Jeff Mayweather.
DMV Honors Pro Am Weigh In & Pro Am Boxing Match
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 GFS Ent Group and DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions Pro Am Boxing Match will host a pro match featuring Hector Camacho Jr, DMV's rising star Jeff Lacey, Desmond Nicholson and host of other pro and amateur boxers at the Washington Convention Center. The match will feature notable local and national pro boxers.
There will be a press conference and weigh in prior to the boxing match to maintain the necessary professional exposure deserved for championship belts. The boxing match will grasp local, regional and national attention as we strive to produce one the best boxing events that not only highlights and supports our local talent but also national pro & am boxers. DC's former boxing world champions will then acknowledge and pass the glove onto the city's upcoming world champions. This event will unite boxers, boxing fans of all generations and also ignite the growing boxing scene in DC.
DMV Honors Casino Royale After Party
The DMV Honors Casino Royale After Party will take place following the boxing match. This event will feature a night of charity and fun while attendees enjoy Vegas style casino games such as Black Jack, Poker, Roulette, and Craps alongside entertaining Showgirls and more while witnessing special guest performances and more. The finale will be a great way to conclude not only a notable boxing match but also a celebration for a fun filled successful weekend.
Sunday | August 3
9:00p | DMV Honors CWOC LAUNCH | Washington Court Hotel
Thursday | September 18
7:00p | DMV Honors Welcome to DC Meet & Greet Press Conference | Gaylord National Harbor
Friday | September 19
9:00am | DMV Honors CWOC Golf Tournament| Country Club at Woodmore
7:00pm | DMV Honors Night of Champions Awards | Warner Theatre
Saturday | September 20
10:00am | DMV Honors Mayweather Boxing Boot Camp | TBD
5:00pm | DMV Honors Pro Am Boxing Match | Washington Convention Center
11:00pm | DMV Honors Boxing Casino Royale Party | TBD
SPECIAL INVITED GUESTS
Bob Arum (Boxing Trainer) | Riddick Bowe (Boxer) | Simon Brown (Boxer) | Miguel Cotto (Boxer) | Camron Dunkin (Boxing Manager) | Leonard Ellerbe (Mayweather Promotions) | George Foreman (Boxer) | Danny Garcia (Boxer) | Dusty Harrison (Boxer) | Eddie Hearn (Promoter) | Ken Hersmen (Boxer) | Evander Holyfield (Boxer) | Bernard Hopkins (Boxer) | Al Haymon (Boxing Manager) | Barry Hunter (Boxing Trainer) | Zab Judah (Boxer) | Roy Jones (Boxer) | Sugar Ray Leonard (Boxer) | Lennox Lewis (Boxer) | Floyd Mayweather Jr (Boxer) | Floyd Mayweather Sr (Boxing Trainer) | Jeff Mayweather (Boxing Trainer) | Roger Mayweather (Boxing Trainer) | Buddy McGirt (Boxing Trainer) | Shane Mosely (Boxer) | Tori Nelson (Boxer) | Anthony Peterson (Boxer) | Lamont Peterson (Boxer) | Hasim Rahman (Boxer) | Gary Russell (Boxer) | Richard Schaffer (Promoter) | Mark Taffet (HBO) | Bruce Trampler (Matchmaker) | Felix Trindad (Boxer) | Kalle Sauerland (Promoter) | Mike Tyson (Boxer) | Frank Warren (The Box Nation Television Channel) | & MANY MORE!
We have confirmed several notable celebrities such as TMT along with the Floyd Mayweather Sr, Jeff Mayweather, Roger Mayweather, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roy Jones Jr and others.
Tickets for the event will go on sale August 11, 2014. For more information and updates visit our website www.GFSEnt.com or contact us at info@GFSent.com. Also, stay up to date by joining us on social media.
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ABOUT GFS ENT GROUP
GFS (Growing For Success) Entertainment Group was established to provide a high level of expertise in music, entertainment and marketing while giving back to the community. Our mission is to produce memorable events for all ages while broadening the scope of entertainment events in the DMV area. GFS Ent Group is also the Creators of DMV Honors which recognizes the accomplishments of individuals in the DC, MD and VA areas. www.GFSent.com
ABOUT DMV HONORS
DMV Honors is platform created to recognize recipients from the DC, MD and VA area (DMV) that have achieved or attained a significant amount of success in several aspects of their life while contributing to their communities and beyond. DMV Honors launched its first successful event January 2014 honoring Actor and Entertainer Anwan 'Big G' Glover of the Backyard Band and Steven 'Buggs' Herrion in March 2014. DMV Honors is presented by GFS Ent Group who intends to honor numerous individuals, businesses, organizations and more.