catBOX announces its 2011 recipient of the catBOX Lifetime Sports Achievement Award... Broadcaster Al Eschbach
catBOX's World Class Boxing announces a special event in addition to the Live Boxing
Al Eschbach, "The Legend" is the recipient of the
2011 catBOX Lifetime Sports Achievement Award
The award was presented to Al Eschbach at the fights Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Cox Center. Al Eschbach is the "Dean of Oklahoma City Sports talk shows" and is one of the most popular talk show hosts in the country. catBOX awarded Al Eschbach with this award for his love of sports, his excellence in sports broadcasting and his perseverance, dedication and wisdom in promoting athletics.
2010 Recipient of the catBOX Lifetime Sports Achievement Award...James "Quick" Tillis
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James "Quick" Tillis to receive catBOX's Lifetime Sports Achievement Award
James Tillis, the legendary boxer who fought seven different world heavyweight champions, including defeating Earnie Shavers, was recently elected to receive catBOX Entertainment, Inc.’s Lifetime Sports Achievement Award. Tillis, whose fighting prowess named him the “quick” “fighting cowboy” will be honored with the award before the main event at catBOX’s professional fight card set for February 11, 2010 at Remington Park Casino in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
A native of Tulsa Oklahoma, Tillis has won hearts with his gentleness outside of the ring but his fearlessness inside has been legendary. Throughout his pro boxing career, Tillis proved he could win 42 times and retired in 2001 with a professional record of 42-22 (31 KOs) and one draw. Tillis’ longtime trainer was famed Angelo Dundee. In addition to earning acclaim as being the first man to take Mike Tyson to the distance, though losing to Tyson in a ten round decision, Tillis has fought many other recognizable world champions, including Evander Holyfield, Frank Bruno, Greg Page, Gerrie Coetzee, Carl Williams and Tim Witherspoon.
A man of faith, integrity, talent, sportsmanship and tenacity, on February 11, Tillis will be honored as such by receiving the first Lifetime Sports Achievement Award given by catBOX Entertainment.
Tickets to the fights at Remington Park on February 11, priced at $65.00 (ringside table seating), $35.00 (Reserved), and $25.00 (General Admission), are available for purchase at www.tix.com or by phone at 800.595.4849. The fights start at 7:00, doors open at 6:00.