By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN (BASN) —...
SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING – ‘EXAMINING PROFESSIONAL BOXING: ARE FURTHER REFORMS NEEDED?’ GETS ON THE WAY TODAY, ALI TO TESTIFY
MIAMI, FLA.—U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, has released the witness list for a hearing Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled, “Examining Professional Boxing: Are Further Reforms Needed?”
The following witnesses are scheduled to testify:
- Muhammad Ali, Berrien Springs, Mich. Accompanied by Lonnie Ali and Ron DiNicola
Patrick C. English, Partner, Dines & English, LLC, Clifton, N.J.
Gregory Sirb, Executive Director, Pa. State Athletic Commission, Harrisburg, Pa.
Robert Mack, General Counsel & Chairman, Legal Committee, World Boxing Association, Tacoma, Wash.
Bruce Spizler, Legal Committee, Association of Boxing Commissioners, Senior Assistant
Attorney General, Maryland State Athletic Commission, Jefferson City, Mo.
James J. Thomas II, Attorney for Evander Holyfield and other boxers, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Atlanta.