Big Names Prep for "Knock Out Homelessness" Boxing Match - WICU12 HD WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather and Events

Big Names Prep for "Knock Out Homelessness" Boxing Match

Posted: Updated:

The big names fighting in this year's "Knock Out Homelessness, Round 7" trained at Bizzarro's Boxing Gym on Tuesday morning.

The night of exhibition boxing is just two weeks away, with Senator Sean Wiley slotted to take on Erie boxing legend Lou Bizzarro Senior.

Also on the fight card: pro wrestling champ "Big League" John McChesney versus John Bizzarro, as well as Lou Bizzarro Junior fighting Erie attorney Charbel Latouf.

All proceeds from the event will go towards Erie City Mission, which provides programs that feed the hungry and house the homeless.

"The City Mission gives back and really makes the lives of so many a little bit better. I tell you, it's going to be fun. We've been working out for the last couple of months and I've learned so much from him," said Sen. Wiley. "And I've learned that he has one heck of a right hook."

The night of boxing will be on Feb. 18, 6pm, at the Bayfront convention center. Tickets start at $40 dollars.

You can buy tickets at www.eriecitymission.org, or by clicking here.

Submit your event now
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Toddler Shot in Cochranton

    UPDATE: Toddler Shot in Cochranton

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:29:11 GMT
    A two- year- old child from Crawford County is in a Pittsburgh hospital, after he was shot in the face with a pistol. State Police in Meadville say the incident happened inside a residence in a mobileMore >>
    A 2-year-old child from Crawford County is in a Pittsburgh hospital, after he was shot in the face, just beneath the eye, with a gun.
    More >>
  • Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint

    Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:43:43 GMT
    There was a holdup in the city Tuesday night, when two men barged into a convenience store, showed a gun, and fled with cash. It happened around 6:30 Tuesday evening, at the Stop-n-Go on 8th and PeachMore >>
    There was a holdup in the city Tuesday night, when two men barged into a convenience store, showed a gun, and fled with cash. More >>
  • Police Identify Bank Robber, Issue Warrant for Arrest

    Police Identify Bank Robber, Issue Warrant for Arrest

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:47:28 GMT
    An Erie Marquette Bank was targeted by a thief Tuesday afternoon, and police have now identified a suspect. Police issued a warrant for the arrest of 49- year- old Keith Baker on charges of robbery, theft,More >>
    An Erie Marquette Bank was targeted by a thief Tuesday afternoon, and police have now identified a suspect.More >>
  • Shooting Victim Speaks Out About Murdered Neighbor

    Shooting Victim Speaks Out About Murdered Neighbor

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:56:11 GMT
    The survivor of a double shooting incident on East 27th Street last Tuesday is speaking out from his hospital bed. Jason Thomas talked with 12 News Lisa Adams about the gunfire that killed his neighborMore >>
    The survivor of a double shooting incident on East 27th Street last Tuesday is speaking out from his hospital bed. Jason Thomas talked with 12 News Lisa Adams about the gunfire that killed his neighborMore >>
  • 23-Year-Old Student Fatally Shot in the Head

    23-Year-Old Student Fatally Shot in the Head

    Saturday, April 12 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-12 20:26:51 GMT
    A 23-year-old Erie man was fatally shot in the head early Sunday morning. The incident happened in 600 block of Kahkwa Boulevard. The victim, Abram Sorek, was a student at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe,More >>
    A 23-year-old Erie man was fatally shot in the head early Saturday morning. The incident happened in 600 block of Kahkwa Boulevard.More >>
  • College Shooting Victim Was With Friends (Update)

    College Shooting Victim Was With Friends

    Sunday, April 13 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-13 22:51:38 GMT
    We're learning more about the 23-year-old college student from Erie who was fatally shot in the head early Saturday morning. The deadly shooting happened in the home of a friend at 609 Kahkwa Boulevard,More >>
    We're learning more about the 23-year-old college student from Erie who was fatally shot in the head early Saturday morning. The deadly shooting happened in the home of a friend at 609 Kahkwa Boulevard,More >>
  • Rash of Gunfire Incidents Angers Non-Violence Leaders

    Rash of Gunfire Incidents Angers Non-Violence Leaders

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:32:19 GMT
    Erie Police are dealing with a rash of gunfire. There have been 12 incidents of shots fired on the east side in the last two days. The incidents include a little boy almost being hit by a random bullet.More >>
    12 incidents of gunfire on Erie's East Side during the last two days.More >>
  • "Chopped" Culinary Showdown at Mercyhurst

    "Chopped" Culinary Showdown at Mercyhurst

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:57:51 GMT
    A culinary competition put Mercyhurst University hospitality students' cooking and creativity to the test, in the style of the hit Food Network show "Chopped" - all for the March of Dimes.  "We reallyMore >>
    A culinary competition put Mercyhurst University hospitality students' cooking and creativity to the test, in the style of the hit Food Network show "Chopped" - all for charity.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
3514 State St. Erie, PA 16508
Newsroom: (814)454-8812
Toll Free: 1(800)454-8812
Business offices: (814)454-5201
WICU FCC Filing
WSEE FCC Filing
Share:
Share Stories
Submit your stories to our site!
Share Photos
Share your photos in our community galleries
Mobile:
Mobile Site
Be sure to stay constantly updated with the power of WICU12 and WSEE at your fingertips
Free Android App
Free iPhone App
Free iPad App
Storm Tracker App
Droid
iPhone
iPad
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WICU. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
                   WICU/WSEE - 3514 State Street Erie, PA 16508 - (814) 454-5201 - info@wicu12.com