GFS Entertainment announces a fun filled weekend honoring DC’s boxing champions. DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions event will take place at various locations in Washington, DC during the weekend of September 18 – September 21. This event will honor an era of 1990’s boxing legends consisting of DC’s own William Joppy, Keith Holmes, Mark ‘Too Sharp’ Johnson, Winky Wright, Sharmba Mitchell and Demarcus ‘Chop Chop’ Corley with the DMV Honors Sugar Ray Leonard Award.
Other honorees include Derrell ‘Too Sweet’ Coley, Darryl Tyson, Andrew Council, Reggie ‘Showtime’ Green, Jimmy Lange, Melvin Foster and a host of other acknowledgements in the boxing community.
The recognition of DC’s legendary boxers has been overlooked for years but GFS Entertainment Group saw fit to honor the accomplishments of the five (5) World Champions and their fifteen (15) World Boxing Titles. This event will fuse DC’s boxing, comedy, music, philanthropy and more with an endless list of creative production and fabulous events.
DMV Honors Welcome to DC Meet & Greet Press Conference
The DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions will kick off the weekend with an intimate welcoming reception, meet & greet and press conference. Media, sponsors, fans and attendees will have a chance to get a taste of what’s to come for the remainder of the weekend.
DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions Golf Tournament
The DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions Golf Tournament will take place at a luxurious Country Club at Woodmore. A host of celebrities will play 18 rounds of golf while enjoying a great day of golf.
DMV Honors Night of Champions Awards
The DMV Night of Champions Awards Gala will be the highlight of the weekend which will be held at Warner Theatre. The red carpet black tie awards gala will feature Musiq Soul Child with special guest performances and more. The event will also feature a comedy roast hosted by Eddie Bryant with a number of DC’s hometown All Star comedians such as Joe Clair, Billy Da Kid and more. The comedians will give a hilarious performance while roasting the boxing champs. The awards gala will honor the elite of DC boxing while recognizing one of the greatest from DC, Sugar Ray Leonard and the champions will receive the DMV Honors Sugar Ray Leonard Award.
DMV Honors Boxing Boot Camp
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 GFS Ent Group and DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions will hold the DMV Honors Boxing Boot Camp hosted by Floyd Mayweather Sr, Roger Mayweather and Jeff Mayweather.
DMV Honors Pro Am Weigh In & Pro Am Boxing Match
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 GFS Ent Group and DMV Honors Celebrity Weekend of Champions Pro Am Boxing Match will host a pro match featuring Hector Camacho Jr, DMV’s rising star Jeff Lacey, Desmond Nicholson and host of other pro and amateur boxers at the Washington Convention Center. The match will feature notable local and national pro boxers.
There will be a press conference and weigh in prior to the boxing match to maintain the necessary professional exposure deserved for championship belts. The boxing match will grasp local, regional and national attention as we strive to produce one the best boxing events that not only highlights and supports our local talent but also national pro & am boxers. DC’s former boxing world champions will then acknowledge and pass the glove onto the city’s upcoming world champions. This event will unite boxers, boxing fans of all generations and also ignite the growing boxing scene in DC.
DMV Honors Casino Royale After Party
The DMV Honors Casino Royale After Party will take place following the boxing match. This event will feature a night of charity and fun while attendees enjoy Vegas style casino games such as Black Jack, Poker, Roulette, and Craps alongside entertaining Showgirls and more while witnessing special guest performances and more. The finale will be a great way to conclude not only a notable boxing match but also a celebration for a fun filled successful weekend.
Thursday | September 18
7:00p | DMV Honors Welcome to DC Meet & Greet Press Conference | Gaylord National Harbor
Friday | September 19
9:00am | DMV Honors CWOC Golf Tournament| Country Club at Woodmore
7:00pm | DMV Honors Night of Champions Awards | Warner Theatre
Saturday | September 20
10:00am | DMV Honors Mayweather Boxing Boot Camp | TBD
5:00pm | DMV Honors Pro Am Boxing Match | Washington Convention Center
11:00pm | DMV Honors Boxing Casino Royale Party | TBD