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Boxing And Music Merge At Planet Hollywood On March 21st
Published March 5, 2009


The Theater of Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood will host an innovative first when Roy Englebrect Events in association with American Dream Promotions presents a new series; 'Rock This Box', an evening of world class boxing and music including two world titles and concert on Saturday March 21, 2009.

Rising light heavyweight prospect and former WBF champion Ron 'The American Dream' Johnson (10-1, 3 KOs) of Cleveland, Ohio (training in Las Vegas under Floyd Mayweather Sr.), returns to the ring to go after his second belt against hard-hitting Batesville, Mississippi contender John Johnson (12-2, 10 KOs) in the main event as they fight for the WBF World Title.

The 23-year old 'American Dream' Johnson is considered one of the most attractive young fighters in the sport and is determined to be the star of the five-bout card.

The Co-Feature is also a World Title fight. Slated to perform is dazzling undefeated women bantamweight superstar Melinda Cooper of Las Vegas who will pit her 19-0 (11 KOs) record against Albuquerque, New Mexico veteran Monica Lovato (12-1, 4 KOs) in the co-feature as they battle for the IFBA World Title.

This unique night of boxing in a most intimate setting will unveil 'Rock This Box' a

new format inserting a mini-concert prior to the main event and will also introduce the 'Ringside Ultra Lounge' comfort seating complete with Las Vegas style "bottle service" for celebrities, former boxing greats and desired fans.

Tickets are priced from $50 to $350 and will be available in advance of the event at

"We've taken the best of both worlds in terms of championship-level boxing and first class music together for a complete night of entertainment everyone can enjoy," said Englebrecht. "There's something here for everyone, and we look forward to the start of an exciting new series."

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has all the action you can handle with three acres of gaming, a variety of tables and slots, a huge poker room, The Playing Field race and sports book, and the scintillating Pleasure Pit, with beautiful women dealing blackjack, clad in sensual lingerie, while go-go dancers cavort overhead.

You can dine at one of eight extraordinary and already famous restaurants, including Koi from Los Angeles and Strip House from New York. Catch "Peepshow" in our 1,500-seat Showroom. Splurge at Miracle Mile Shops with 170 stores and boutiques. Rejuvenate at the Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara, and luxuriate in one of our 2,500 plush and stylish rooms and suites – each one with its own piece of Hollywood history – actual memorabilia from famous films.



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