On January 11th from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Boxing Promoters Association (BPA) will hold it’s third meeting and first of the new year. At the meeting the BPA expects to move forward with the continued development and betterment of the sport. President Joe DeGuardia released the agenda today.
Items on the agenda include:
- Establishing a National Boxing Convention to take place in the 2010
- Announcement of various collaborative projects amongst promoters
- Addressing pending U.S. Boxing Legislation currently in the U.S. Congress
- Addressing the proliferation of bad decisions and taking steps to ensure the competency and integrity of judges and elevate the credibility of the sport
At the first meeting in the summer, more than 30 of the United States top promoters met to discuss the current state of boxing. After an all day meeting the promoters agreed to form the Boxing Promoters Association and signed the BPA Declaration.
The second meeting, which took place during the fall, saw the BPA set a course of action, determine a set of by-laws, and select a Board of Directors, the President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Association.