Action Event to Benefit NAACP

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Washington -- Action Pay-Per-View said it will contribute a
portion of the revenue from its Aug. 2 PPV-boxing telecast to the National Association for
the Advancement of Colored People.

Action will donate $1 from each buy to a local NAACP
chapter, the network said. Proceeds from the fight's gate, as well as from a prefight
NAACP awards dinner, will also go to the civil-rights organization.

The bout will feature former light heavyweight champion
Montell Griffin and Rocky Gannon. Also on the card, which will retail at a suggested price
of $29.95, will be former middleweight champion Mike McCallum and former super
bantamweight champ Danny Romero.

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