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Don King Enlists Prizefighters Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. to Strike a Blow against Breast Cancer
Date:12/21/2007

Promoter and Pugilists Vow to 'KO Cancer' with Susan G. Komen for the Cure

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promoter Don King and his boxers Felix "Tito" Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. -- who will meet in a huge match staged at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 19 -- have teamed with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, to help educate and raise awareness regarding the deadly disease.

Trinidad and Jones have agreed to donate $50,000 each to Komen for the Cure from their upcoming "Bring on the Titans" boxing event.

Both prizefighters were present at a press conference on Trinidad's home island of Puerto Rico on Dec. 6 promoting the upcoming match when Carlos Barba, a former Telemundo and Univision television executive and current founder of Spanish-language network CaribeVision Station Group, made a surprise announcement that he would make a $1 million contribution to the organization to aid in its efforts to save lives and end breast cancer forever.

"My good friend Carlos Barba heard that Felix, Roy and I are doing our part to help KO cancer and he was moved to make a large donation," King said. "Like so many others, his family has been impacted by cancer and he wanted to continue his fight against it. He couldn't have picked a better organization than the good people at Komen for the Cure, and I am sure my friends at Madison Square Garden and HBO will be joining this magnanimous effort."

Jones encouraged King to join with him in this cause after participating in a fundraising walkathon during October in his hometown of Pensacola, Fla.

"I mentioned to Don that we should try to do something to help, and like everything else he has taken the ball and is running with it." Jones, an illustrious eight-time world champion, said. "I'm so happy to be able to help in any way I can to KO cancer. This is a fight that will never end until we conquer this disease that
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