'Knockout Fight Club' Inaugural Event to Be Held at M2 Ultra Lounge in NYC

Winky Promotions and Knockout Entertainment Inc. announced the launch of a series of events entitled "Knockout Fight Club." The series mixes professional bouts with musical performances and stages the events in some of the trendiest clubs and cities in the Country. Each event will boast professionally sanctioned boxing followed by performances from successful musical entertainers. Spectators will be treated to unprecedented ring-side action. It is the closest unfettered access an enthusiast can get to the ring without donning gloves themselves. There are six events scheduled in New York City, six in South Beach, and twelve in San Juan..

August 19th kicks off the "Knockout Fight Club" series with professional bouts featuring Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin and Omar Sheika. The evening will also include a musical performance by Jadakiss, entertainer Q-Tip and multiple celebrity appearances. The venue, M2 Ultra Lounge combines the sexy vibe of a cozy lounge with the non-stop energy of a mega-club. It is the perfect backdrop for the most intimate prize fight in the history of the sport.

"I'm always looking for creative avenues to give opportunities to other talented fighters and I think we hit the mark with Knockout Fight Club. It's one of the most exciting ways to give exposure to people who have a hard time making a name on their own," said former undisputed light middleweight boxing champion Winky Wright.

"We wanted to tap directly into the lifestyles of boxing aficionados. By blending bouts and musical performances in a club setting we are able to provide spectators with an unrivaled, exhilarating experience," said Tony Hammel of Knockout Entertainment Inc. "We intend to literally take the fight to the fans."

Doors open at 7:00pm EDT. Tickets range from $75 to $200 and can be purchased at

About Knockout Entertainment Inc.

Knockout Entertainment was founded by former undisputed light middleweight boxing champion, Winky Wright and marketing executive Tony Hammel. Knockout Entertainment's branded events provide a stage for the development of prize fighters, and weaving partner sponsors into the fabric of the programming content.

Article posted on 22.07.2009

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