Monte Barrett To Wear Pink Everlast Boxing Gloves For Valuev Bout For Support Of BCRF

NEW YORK New York, October 5, 2006 – Everlast® Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: EVST), manufacturer, marketer and licensor of sporting goods, boxing apparel, footwear, and other active lifestyle products under the Everlast brand name, is proud to announce that on Saturday October 7, 2006 heavyweight contender Monte Barrett will wear pink Everlast professional boxing gloves in support of Everlast’s Breast Cancer Awareness initiative with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Everlast will donate to BCRF 5% from the sale of every pair of its pink boxing gloves sold through sporting goods retailers such as Target, Modell's and Dick's Sporting Goods, to name a few.

This Saturday night, Queens , New York native Monte Barrett will lace up his pink Everlast boxing gloves and battle his larger-than-life opponent, WBA Heavyweight Champion Nikolai Valuev from Russia , live from Allstate Arena in Rosemont , Ill. on HBO at 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT.

Chairman, CEO and President of Everlast Seth Horowitz explains, “We are extremely proud to have Monte wear our pink Everlast gloves this Saturday night in honor of such an important cause. We at Everlast are proud to demonstrate our commitment in the fight against breast cancer through the sport. Monte has a longstanding relationship with Everlast and it means a lot to all the parties involved to have him support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.”

These gloves can be purchased online at

Article posted on 05.10.2006

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