Washington Times' Thom Loverro previously reported that Mr. Leonsis was targeting a large international company to take over the naming right deal.
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"I've loved boxing ever since I grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., listening to Nino Benvenuti fighting Emile Griffith on the radio from Madison Square Garden," Loverro said. "Boxing is where the great stories are."
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