For the first time in its 74-year history, Phil Welch Stadium, home of the summer collegiate St. Joseph Mustangs (MINK League), hosted a boxing match. The Saturday night event was billed as the “Battle at the Ballpark.” Read more and watch video here.
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Boxing Returns (Sort of) to Yankee Stadium
Junior Middleweight champion Yuri Foreman will defend his title against three-time super Welterweight champion Miquel Cotto at Yankee Stadium on June 5. There has not been boxing at Yankee Stadium in over three decades (and, of course, there has never been a bout at the new Yankee Stadium). Read more here.
Filed under Conference & Events
Boxing Bolsters Ballpark Revenue
Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, TX and QuickTrip Ballpark in Grand Prarie, TX both hosted boxing events with crowds of approximately 5,000. Admission to each venue was free, but boxing fans could updgrade to reserved seats for $5 or $10. Read more here.
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, Money & Financials