BAY AREA BORN AND FORMER WBC WOMEN'S CHAMPION MIA "THE KNOCKOUT" ST. JOHN CONFIRMED FOR SECOND ANNUAL
BOX FAN EXPO TAKING PLACE SATURDAY, SEPT. 12 IN LAS VEGAS
The ultimate fan experience event that gives boxing fans the opportunity to meet-and-greet top fighters, boxing celebrities and industry people in an up-close, personal setting.
Former WBC women's champion Mia "The Knockout" St. John has confirmed that she will appear at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the second annual Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday Sept. 12. The Box Fan Expo will coincide with Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s last fight and Mexican Independence weekend.
The Mexican-American, San Francisco born St. John is one of the most decorated and famous female professional boxers of all-time. She is the former WBC, IFBA and IBA world champion who gained popularity by appearing on some of the biggest undercards in boxing history, many of which were headlined by Oscar De La Hoya.
St. John has appeared on the cover of Playboy and appeared on many of the popular talk shows all over the world. On top of that, St. John has done countless charity work, creating the non-profit "El Saber Es Poder" Foundation, which assists Latino-dominant schools in the U.S. St. John and her mother, Maria Rosales, visit schools to stress the importance of family, education, self-empowerment and voting.
St. John joins Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, Ruslan "Siberian Rocky" Provodnikov, Terrible" Terry Norris, Joel "El Cepillo" Casamayor and "El Feroz" Fernando Vargas among early commitments to this year's Box Fan Expo.
This unique fan experience event, which allowed fans to meet and greet boxing legends, past and current champions and other celebrities of the sport, debuted last September. This year the Expo will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and once again, allow fans a chance to collect autographs, take photos and purchase merchandise and memorabilia.
Last year's inaugural Box Fan Expo featured some of the most popular fighters and boxing celebrities in recent history. Fans were treated to visits with Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr, Sergio Martinez, Amir Khan, Zab Judah, Mikey Garcia, James Toney, Riddick Bowe, Leon Spinks Terry Norris, Shawn Porter, Chris Byrd, Jesse James Leija ,Lamon Brewster, Ray Mercer, Earnie Shavers, St-John, Erislandy Lara, Quillin, Jean Pascal and Austin Trout. Also appearing were current WBC Champion Deontay Wilder, the charismatic Vinny Pazienza, Paul Williams, noted commentator Al Bernstein and trainer Roger Mayweather of Mayweather Promotions.
The roster of attendees for this year's Box Fan Expo will be announced throughout the next several months and weeks leading up to the event.
Tickets to the Box Fan Expo are available online at: http://www.boxfanexpo.eventbrite.com.