(APR 1) Merrillville, In - Destiny
has brought these two world champions together for their April 25th
"Date With Destiny" at the Hammond Civic Center, but on April 4th
the NABC Lightweight World Champion "Merciless" Mary McGee and WBF
Light Welterweight Champion Kristy "Rose" Follmar will go
face-to-face for the first time.
This press conference will take place at the Schererville Hooters,
1650 US Hwy 41, at 2 p.m. and is open to all media outlets and to
"This is a fight that will be explosive from the first punch and
this press conference will have its fair share of fireworks," said
Octavius James, C.E.O. of One In A Million Inc. "They haven't seen
each other at all since this fight was announced and with the help
of Scott Milligan of North Coast Distributing and Jessica Mahler of
Hooters and Miller Lite, they will get a chance to look each other
directly in the eye for the first time."
The vacant WBC Light Welterweight World Title and McGee's NABC
Lightweight World Title will both be up for grabs when these two
warriors battle it out. McGee (16-0, 10 KOs) is coming off a
sensational 3rd round TKO over Jessica Mohs on Jan. 23rd at
"SLUGFEST 2009," while Follmar (16-1, 9 KOs) enters the bout after
winning a 10-round decision over Eva Jones Young for the WBF Light
"To have Hooters and One In A Million, two class acts, we are
excited and you can't go wrong," said Milligan of North Coast
Distributing partnering with Octavius James' One In A Million Inc.
"I've been watching Mary (McGee) fight and I remember when Kristy
was pretty big before Mary, so it's going to be an incredible fight
and I'm excited to see it."
"We enjoy having the One In A Million fans in our Hooters'
establishment," said Schererville Hooters' area promotion manager
Elizabeth Thompson. "We are looking forward to continuing a good
partnership with One In A Million."
Also featured on the "Date With Destiny" card is the Co-Main Event
will showcase Michael "Midnight Stalker" Walker (19-1-2, 12 KOs) vs.
Orphius Waite (4-0, 3 KOs). Derrick "Superman" Findley (13-2, 8
KOs), Ed "2 Fast 2 Furious" Ochoa (7-0, 7 KOs), Josh Crouch (3-0, 3
KOs), Angel Hernandez (11-3, 9 KOs), brother and sister pair "The
Pit Bull" Jimmy Perez Jr. (4-1, 1 KOs) and Tiffany Perez as they
make their first appearance on the same fight card. And "Big" Ty
Ortiz (Debut) will also be in action.
Tickets for this spectacular "Date with Destiny" are on sale now.
Tickets can be purchased at VIP $100, VIP ringside $75, ringside
$50, and general admission $30 and they are available from any
Ticket Master location at (219) 791-1234, (312) 559-1212, (866)
438-7372, Hammond Civic Center Box office (219) 853-6378.
Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave. Hammond, IN located just 20
minutes from downtown Chicago, doors will open at 6 p.m. with the
first bout at 8 p.m.