Face the Fight & Win uSA
Beautiful Fighter®, USA Boxing and USA Judo have teamed up for the “Face the Fight & WIN National Tour.” From October 2018 - 2020, all organizations will be visiting the 50 states, giving both judo and boxing athletes/coaches the opportunity to visit with children and their families.
"The Mission of Face the Fight & WIN Tour is to empower, inspire and give hope to children and their families who are ‘Facing the Fight’ of their lives,” said Delilah Matos, owner of Beautiful Fighter. Bringing a nationwide programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families.”
The ‘Face the Fight and WIN Tour’ will be stopping at local charities in every state giving boxing and judo athletes the opportunity to be selected by their respective organizations.
“Our country harnesses some of the most inspiring athletes and mentors. My vision for this nationwide tour is to connect these athletes to their local charities Matos. “The athletes will have the opportunity to share their stories of how they Face their Fight and WIN, as some of them also prepare for the 2020 Games.”
USA Boxing is excited to be joining forces with both Beautiful Fighter and USA Judo,” stated USA Boxing Executive Director Mike McAtee. “The sport of boxing is about building champions in and out of the ring, and this tour for our boxers helps them grow as champions outside the ring. Giving boxers the opportunity to visit local charities allows them to help motivate others to continue striving to win any fight they are facing.
"It's always great when organizations with similar missions can come together to serve others and improve communities," said USA Judo CEO Keith Bryant. “Two of the core values in judo's moral code are courage and friendship, so having USA Judo Athletes visit children and their families at local charities around the country seems to be a great fit for all involved."
“I wanted to offer a space for them to give back using their gifts and talents to make a difference. My intention is to establish these new connections for our athletes and our USA organizations, such as USA Boxing and USA Judo to their local charity nationwide, in hopes that together we can all make a difference in the lives of children, not just for one day but for future years to come,” continued Matos.
About USA Boxing: USA Boxing, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of amateur boxing in the United States. Established in 1984, USA Boxing is a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The mission of USA Boxing is to promote and grow Olympic-style amateur boxing in the United States and to inspire the tireless pursuit of Olympic gold and enable athletes and coaches to achieve sustained competitive excellence. Additionally, USA Boxing endeavors to teach all participants the character, confidence and focus they need to become resilient and diverse champions, both in and out of the ring. USA Boxing is one team, one nation, going for gold!
About USA Judo: USA Judo, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Judo in the United States. Established in 1980, USA Judo is a member of the United States Olympic Committee and the International Judo Federation, and one of the few NGB’s that serve both Olympic and Paralympic (visually impaired) disciplines under one roof. USA Judo enables all United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in domestic and international judo competitions and provides maximum opportunities to all its members with programs from core development to Olympic and Paralympic gold.