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Jeff Lacy Ko's Local Radio Star Paco In "War Of The Box Office Stars!"

TAMPA, FL (June 10, 2005) -- Undefeated IBF super middleweight champion JEFF "Left Hook" Lacy scored a box office KO over local radio star PACO, "The WLLD Morning Show" stunt boy, today at the St. Pete Times Forum! Paco had challenged Lacy to a one-hour ticket selling duel at the Forum's McDonald's box office today to see who could sell the most tickets to Lacy's August 6 world title defense against IBO champion Robin Reid.. Lacy was the clear victor, selling the majority of tickets, worth several thousands of dollars to the fifty-plus buyers who braved the heavy rain to trek down and buy the tickets directly from their favorite personality.

"Paco took it like a man," gloated the victorious Lacy. "I hope he takes it equally as well when he enters the ring as my sparring partner!"

The stakes were high on this wager. Paco is now entitled to a world championship trip straight to knuckle junction...a sparring session Lacy!"

Calls to Paco's health insurance plan have not been returned.

Promoted by Gary Shaw Productions, LLC, remaining tickets to Lacy vs. Reid are priced at $500, $300, $250, $125, $100, $50, and $35 and are on sale now at the McDonald's Box Office at the St. Pete Times Forum and all TicketMaster outlets. To order tickets by phone, call TicketMaster at (813) 287-8844 or (727) 898-2100. For more information please call (813) 301-2500 or visit www.stpetetimesforum.com. VIP Packages are available by calling (800) 255-5070. Prices do not include service charges or facility fees. For dinner reservations at Medallions Restaurant on the night of the fight, please call (813) 301-6926. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit MacDill Air Force Base Charities/

Article posted on 10.06.2005



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