Since bringing the Lewis-Tyson World Heavyweight title fight to Memphis in 2002, Southaven Based Prize Fight Boxing has grown from an upstart company to a Player in the world of Pugilism..
Now, Prize Fight is taking that next step, adding a recognized World Champion to its' growing stable.
Former 3-time World Champion Zab Judah has inked a multi-fight promotional deal with Prize Fight.
The announcement made today at Isaac Hayes Restaurant Downtown.
Judah has held world crowns in the Welterweight, and Junior Welterweight divisions, is on the comeback trail.
Judah had his Nevada License revoked for a year for his role in a 10th round melee during his April bout against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.
Judah, who's 34-and-4 with 25-KO's, says he wants to take his show on the Road.
Judah says he wants to bring top flight boxing to folks in states where they don't get to see the best fighters on a regular basis.
Prize Fight Promoter Brian Young calls Judah's signing the best news in the history of his company.
The 27-year old Judah formerly fought under Don King and Bob Arum.
He says his deal with Prize Fight gives him more control of his future, which could include a bout with Arturo Gotti and other top contenders.
He says he will fight some in Memphis.