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THE GLITZ, GLAMOUR, GUTS AND GLORY OF SHHANGHAI’S BRAWL ON THE BUND RETURNS
2014-06-05

(Shanghai, China May 16, 2014) One of the highlights of Shanghai is social calendar, and the sell-out black tie event of the year, Brawl on the Bund returns at Hyatt on the Bund on Saturday June 14. Guests are prepared for an exciting night of white collar boxing, champagne cheering, dancing and yet again more money to be raised for local charity.

 

Now in its ninth edition over the last six years, tables at Brawl on the Bund are some of Shanghai's hottest-selling tickets with only a select few left available for the 600 capacity crowd. This year, tables of 10 are available for Ringside (RMB 16,000) and Gold (RMB 12,000) each including a full night of entertainment, a four-course dinner, free flow wine and beer. Ringside tables overflow with complimentary champagne up close to the action.

 

With regular white-collar working men and women across Shanghai without any prior boxing experience already deep in training at Golden Gloves Boxing Gym, this year's Brawl on the Bund event promises eight match-ups and a live auction with high-value ticket items. The big fight night traditionally sees a turnout of Shanghai's trendsetters rooting for friends and familiar faces while out for an evening of glitz, glam and charity.

 

Michael Marriott, one of this year’s contenders, explains his motivation to box, “Everyone knows about Brawl on the Bund. It’s a huge night where we all dress to the nines, cheer on our friends swinging punches in the ring and drink too much champagne. But it’s actually more than that. I see it as being a real test of myself, something that is a once in a lifetime opportunity, and the fact that it raises money for charity all adds to that.”

 

One hundred percent of money from the raffle and live auction on the nights goes to the local charity Leo's Foundation. In response and loving memory of Leo Spirit, The Foundation for Newborns with Respiratory Failure was established in 2008. With each donation of RMB 10,000 a newborn can be treated using the necessary state-of-the-art facilities and training at the Fudan Children’s Hospital. Since 2008 White Collar Boxing China has raised over RMB 1.5 million for charity showcasing the community spirit through each and every event.

 

With the already overwhelming success of the nine editions of Brawl on the Bund, last year saw the second annual Brawl on the Wall in Beijing, and 2014 will witness the first ever White Collar Boxing events in both Taiwan and Macao. Mayhem in Macao lands on July 18 at The Venetian in Macao and is part of both sponsors the Cotai Strip and Cotai Ring Club as well as White Collar Boxing China's founder Shane Benis; vision for promoting boxing in the region - “I want to make boxing accessible all over Asia; it is a great sport that communities can rally around as a participant or a spectator.

 

Cotai Strip and the Cotai Ring Club continue to be title sponsors of Brawl on the Bund and White Collar Boxing across the Greater China region. Shanghai’s number one bar on the Bund and longtime supporters Bar Rouge sponsors all of the boxers in the Red Corner, while the best sports medicine center in the country; American Medical Center sponsors the Blue Corner.

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White Collar Boxing China

www.wcbc.info/botb/

White Collar Boxing China was formed in 2008 ahead of the first Brawl on the Bund event in Shanghai. The concept of White Collar Boxing originated in the legendary Gleason’s gym in New York in 1988. It is a form of boxing where both men and women in white collar professions train to fight in special events. Most have no previous experience in boxing. Since the late 1980s, White Collar Boxing has been the fastest growing corporate contact sport in the world.

 

Run by boxing enthusiasts, White Collar Boxing‘s home in Shanghai is at the new Golden Gloves Boxing Gym where men and women who want to learn the ins and outs of boxing for the very first time can be trained up by a series of boxing coaches.

 

Golden Gloves Boxing Gym

+86 21 5171 7517 / 16/F, 68 Xinqiao Lu (nr. Xinzha Lu) Shanghai, China

 

Leo’s Foundation

www.leosfoundation.org

The Foundation for Newborns with Respiratory Failure was established in 2008 in memory of Leo Spirit. Leo and his twin brother Tomas were born three months prematurely and were cared for by the staff at Fudan Children's Hospital. Despite the best care and attention of the doctors and nurses, Leo passed away in November 2007 due to respiratory failure. Impressed by the dedication and efforts of the hospital staff, Leo's parents, Scott and Cecile Spirit, decided to launch the foundation in his memory with the aim of providing access to the facilities of Fudan Children's Hospital for Families who could not afford to pay for the treatment.

 

Ticketing Information:

Phone: +86 15000132063

Email: tickets@wcbc.info

 

Issued by GHC Asia on behalf of White Collar Boxing China

For more information, interview arrangement or high resolution pictures, please contact:

 

Phil Boyle / +86 21 5213 3030 / phil.boyle@ghcasia.com

 

 

(中国上海,2014年5月16日)上海最引人注目的热门社交活动之一,炙手可热的年度正装晚宴;外滩争霸之夜将于6月14日(星期六)再次在上海外滩茂悦大酒店盛大举行。宾客们将会度过一个难忘的白领拳击之夜,现场更有香槟、热舞助阵,当然也会再次为当地慈善机构筹集更多善款。

外滩争霸之夜已连续举办六年,是上海最抢手的活动之一,如今第九届仅有的600席门票几乎已被抢购一空。今年门票同样是10人一桌起售,可选价格包括:拳台边(人民币16,000元)及金票(人民币12,000元),票价包含整晚的娱乐项目,四道式晚宴以及葡萄酒和啤酒畅饮。拳台边提供畅饮香槟,可以边举杯边近距离观赏激情赛事。

外滩争霸之夜的选手均为之前没有任何拳击经验的上海普通男女白领,统一在金手套拳击俱乐部进行集训,今年的比赛中将有8组对决比赛,现场还将有价值不菲的拍卖环节。每年的争霸之夜都是上海时尚男女的炫目激情之夜,也是慈善之夜,亲朋好友之间相互支持,让整个夜晚无比难忘。

今年的参赛选手Michael Marriott如此阐述他参加拳击比赛的原因,每个人都知道外滩争霸之夜。这是一个盛事之夜,所有人都衣着华丽,为赛场上的朋友加油助威,畅饮香槟。但是它的意义远不止此。我把它看作是对自己的一次真正考验,是一生中难得的机会与体验,更何况,它还为慈善机构筹集善款。

当晚比赛及现场拍卖所得的款项全部捐给当地慈善机构Leo基金会。基金会致力于扶持新生儿呼吸衰竭患者,由Scott 和Cecile Spirit夫妇于2008年设立,为了纪念他们的孩子Leo Spirit。每筹集10,000元人民币的善款,就可以使一名新生儿患者在上海复旦大学附属儿科医院获得最先进必备设施的治疗和康复训练。自2008年举办外滩争霸之夜以来,中国白领拳击协会已筹集了逾150万元人民币善款,充分体现了人与人之间的互助精神。

外滩争霸之夜连续九届的成功之势势不可挡,去年在北京举行了第二届年度长城争霸之夜」,2014年将分别在台湾和澳门举行首届白领拳击比赛。Mayhem in Macao将于7月18日登陆澳门威尼斯人酒店,这也是赞助商金光大道和金光擂台会及中国白领拳击协会创始人Shane Benis在该地区推广拳击运动设想的一部份我想在全亚洲普及拳击运动;无论是亲身参与还是观赛,这都是使人们欢聚一堂的绝佳运动项目。

金光大道和金光擂台会将继续为外滩争霸之夜和大中华区白领拳击协会做冠名赞助商。上海外滩顶级酒吧、也是本活动的长期赞助商-Bar Rouge将赞助所有红角拳手,蓝角则由首屈一指的运动医学中心美国医疗中心赞助。

 

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关于中国白领拳击协会

 

中国白领拳击协会成立于2008年,正值第一届外滩争霸之夜活动在上海举行前夕。白领拳击于1988年由纽约老牌健身中心Gleason发起,为男女白领上班族提供专业训练,以参加特殊比赛,大多数选手以往都没有拳击经验。自80年代末期起,白领拳击逐渐成为全世界发展最快的企业接触性运动项目。

 

关于朝世

 

朝世(China Sports Promotions)是一家专注于在中国推广拳击运动发展的上海公司。朝世分别在上海和北京组织了多届名为外滩争霸及决战长城的白领拳击业余赛事,为慈善事业募集款项。截至目前为止,朝世已经为中国多个慈善组织募集了超过150万元人民币的善款。

 

目前,朝世重点发展中国的职业拳击,透过举办本地及国际拳击之夜为中国拳击手提供获取培训赞助及职业发展机会的平台。

 

如需了解更多详情,请联系 info@chinasportspromotions.com。

 

关于冠名赞助商 金光擂台会

 

澳门金光大道度假区旗下的金光擂台会,是澳门领先的娱乐机构,以呈献精彩绝伦的体育活动而闻名,包括两届奥运金牌得主邹市明作为职业拳手的首场比赛皇金拳赛,以及2013年11月举办的亚洲最激动人心的拳击盛会;Manny Pacquiao对Brandon Rios的金光决战。

 

金光擂台会也是UFC终极拳赛在亚洲的举办地,为UFC系列赛事以及在澳门进行的决赛提供赞助,另外更组织白领拳击赛、泰拳赛,乃至世界级的职业网球赛、姚明篮球赛等运动盛会。

 

会员可提前获知即将举办的精彩盛事,优先尊享专为会员而设的门票及住宿套票优惠,参与特别的会员活动,并可获得金光擂台会特制的纪念品及礼品。

 

关于擂台角赞助商

 

红角:Bar Rouge是上海最负盛名的酒吧夜店,是外滩夜生活的代表去处。开阔的露台景观,加上典雅而时尚的装潢和充满法式情调的建筑,已经成为上海夜生活的代名词。Bar Rouge是朝世的合伙创始人之一,上海拳击之夜的赛后派对也将在这里举行。

 

蓝角:美国医疗中心(AMC)是中国首屈一指的运动医疗机构,在上海提供多领域的运动医疗和手术服务,并将于不久的未来进驻北京。服务范围包括门诊手术、医学成像、家庭医生、物理治疗、男性保健和预防医学等。

 

届时来自AMC的医生将会在赛台旁边待命,确保所有参赛者的健康安全。

 

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