BATTLE OF THE BADGES AMATEUR EVENT SLATED FOR FOXWOODS
Press Release: The fifth annual Battle of the Badges (BOB5), featuring amateur boxing between the Massachusetts Correctional Officers' and Suffolk County (New York) Correctional Officers' boxing teams, takes place on Saturday May 18th at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Defending champion NY leads in this amateur boxing series, 3-1. Proceeds from the May 18th charitable event will benefit Work Vessels For Veterans and NPSAL. More than a dozen matches are scheduled. "The Boston-New York sports rivalry lives through these amateur boxers who've promised to put on a grand show and great night of fun," BOB5 spokesperson Artie Dias, Jr. said. "Along with an entertaining boxing card, we have invited many boxing greats and entertainment celebrities as our special guests." Reserved tickets are available at the Foxwoods Box Office, online at foxwoods.com or at Ticketmaster.com.