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Terence Crawford to host Omaha celebrity boxing event

Posted: 10:29 AM, Jun 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-11 16:08:29Z

Terrence Crawford, the  WBO Welterweight Champion , will host a local celebrity boxing event to raise money for his B&B Sports Academy in North Omaha. 

The card includes former Husker and NFL offensive lineman Zach Wiegert taking on fellow former Husker and NFL player Jamel Williams.

In the next fight, The Bottom Line's Mike'l Severe will take on Damon Benning, host of Sharpe and Benning on 1620 The Zone and former Nebraska running back. 

In the third fight, UNO football player turned real estate investor and motivational speaker Van Deeb will fight 1972 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers. 

The local media will not be left out of the fight either, KMTV's own Ryan McPike will take on Fox 42's Tom Becka. 

The event is June 28 and begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at  omahacelebrityfightnight.com.