VANILLA IN MANILLA! The Match-Up You’ve Been Waiting for: Evander Holyfield vs. Mitt Romney Charity Boxing Event May 15thPosted: March 19, 2015
We are not making this up.
The Salt Lake Tribune broke news of the bout Monday. It’s a charity event, to be held May 15 near Salt Lake City, with proceeds going to Charity Vision. The Romneys have been active with the group for some time; last year, Mitt and his family traveled to Peru to help diagnose and treat eye problems.
There is still a pretty big jump from “I would like to help a charity” to “I want a former heavyweight boxer to punch me.” According to Mitt’s son, Josh, the evening would be “patterned after a 1920s-style event.” …(read more)