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Affliction And Golden Boy Strike A Partnership

The following is provided courtesy of MMAWeekly:

Golden Boy Promotions – the boxing promotion company spearheaded by Oscar De La Hoya – and Affliction Entertainment on Saturday are set to announce a partnership between the two companies.

Golden Boy Promotions’ CEO Richard Schaefer and Affliction vice president Tom Atencio will make the announcement during the Ricky Hatton vs. Paulie Malignaggi press conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Golden Boy is one of the promoter’s of the boxing match set for Nov. 22 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

This is not the first time that the two companies have tried to work together. In March of this year, a partnership was nearly forged between Affliction and Golden Boy prior to Affliction’s debut in mixed martial art promotion.