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Only in Cleveland: Don King brings boxing match to hometown

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Don King is promoting a boxing match in Cleveland at the Wolstein Center. Don King is promoting a boxing match in Cleveland at the Wolstein Center.
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland native and famed boxing promoter, Don King brings a fight card to northeast Ohio.

King, along with Mayor Frank Jackson announced a lightweight match at the Wolstein Center on Feb. 21.

It's called "Cleveland Show for People Care: Let's Do it for Cleveland, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."

King says he wants to help his hometown by featuring the next generation of young boxers and put Cleveland back on the map.

This isn't the first show in his hometown. 

His first promotion came back in 1972 when he brought in Muhammad Ali.

Tickets for the event can be purchased through the Wolstein Center box office and website.

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