General contractors and labour brokers, Borden Masonry Ltd. Has toed the line to be a sponsor of the upcoming ‘Rampage’ fight at the Lions Centre on Friday, 31 August.
This will be the first time Borden Masonry has sponsored a boxing event. ‘We’re all fans of Charles Whittaker and are happy to be in his corner and show support for one of Cayman’s most accomplished professional athletes,’ said owner Mike Borden.
KnockOut Productions, the promoters and organizing body behind ‘Rampage’, are actively seeking sponsorship from the public. They say event expenses are in excess of CI$70,000.
‘KnockOut Productions is thankful that Borden Masonry has shown their support for the continuation of professional boxing events in the Cayman Islands,’ said committee representative Ann Marie Byrd. ‘We recognize that without our sponsors, we could not continue to bring world class boxing to the Island. We thank everyone who has supported us in the past, and continues to support us with ‘Rampage’.’
Mike Borden added: ‘We gladly support sports in Cayman as it provides a positive outlet for our youth. Not only is Charles Whittaker a role model for our youth, he is proof of what can be achieved through dedication hard work, a positive attitude and a healthy lifestyle. Borden Masonry certainly looks forward to the development of sports in Cayman, and to international coverage of our up and coming athletes involved in sports.’
Additional sponsors for ‘Rampage’ include the Ministry of Sports, Radio Cayman, the Department of Tourism, Sunshine Suites, dms Broadcasting, Digital deSign, A&A Heavy Equipment, MJS Plumbing, Coconut Car Rentals, Caybrew and Lions Productions.
Charles Whittaker, the current NABO Jr Middleweight title-holder, is looking to defend his belt with a knockout against Robert Kamya of Uganda. Tickets are on sale at Funky Tangs, Reflections, Kings Sports Centre, Devil’s Hangout, 4-Winds Esso in West Bay, or by calling committee members at: 939-8284/ 926-0749/ 926-3030.