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BOXING: LA Boxing Becomes the Exclusive Health Club of USA Boxing

March 06, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.-LA Boxing, the premier boxing-based fitness gym franchise in the nation, has become an official sponsor of USA Boxing. The nationwide chain of gyms will now be the Official Boxing, Health and Exercise Club of USA Boxing, the National Governing Body for amateur boxing in the United States."We are delighted to be associated with LA Boxing, and its franchisee network across the country. We're particularly excited about the growth that lies ahead for LA Boxing, and the level of quality and professionalism that marks its entire organization. As the Olympic Games approach, I know that the members of LA Boxing will enjoy being affiliated with the sport's National Governing Body,"commented Jim Millman, Chief Executive Officer of USA Boxing. LA Boxing has enjoyed tremendous growth since its inception in Costa Mesa, Calif., in 1992. President Anthony Geisler joined the initial LA Boxing gym in 2002 and quickly discovered the growth opportunity for the concept. After creating the LA Boxing Franchise Corporation in 2004, he began advertising the franchise opportunities for LA Boxing. The corporation now boasts 99 locations in 19 states and Puerto Rico, with each location providing the best training and workouts in a safe, healthy and fun atmosphere."This sponsorship promises to be a wonderful opportunity for our franchises across the country, and for our brand on a national level,"said LA Boxing President Anthony Geisler."USA Boxing is the most authentic and credible organization partnership we can have in Amateur Boxing, and we're looking forward to a long and mutually successful relationship with them". The new sponsorship grants LA Boxing the title of Exclusive Boxing, Health and Exercise Club of USA Boxing as well as rights to USA Boxing's newly created Gloves Not Guns program. Additionally, LA Boxing will receive benefits on-site at official USA Boxing events and identification on membership print and online communication materials.