Published On: November 10, 2008

Fashion Model & Roy Jones Jr. Wii Box on 103-Inch Panasonic Plasma

Published On: November 10, 2008

Fashion Model & Roy Jones Jr. Wii Box on 103-Inch Panasonic Plasma

In a fun promotional campaign for Roy Jones Jr.'s next fight, the boxer took on model Alexandra Richards (daughter of rocker Keith Richards) in a Wii boxing match. The "fight" was shown off on Panasonic's 103-inch plasma at Madison Square Garden.

PANASONIC'S 103-INCH PLASMA EMPLOYED BY MADISON SQUARE GARDEN TO STAGE Wii• BOXING MATCH BETWEEN ROY JONES JR. & CELEBRITY MODEL ALEXANDRA RICHARDS

111008.roy_jones.jpgMadison Square Garden hosted a celebrity Wii• video game boxing match to promote the November 8, 2008 light heavyweight fight between eight-time world champion Roy Jones Jr. and undefeated Joe Calzaghe. Utilizing Panasonic's 103-inch Plasma, the world's largest available High Definition Plasma TV, Jones fought and defeated by knockout, Wilhelmina model Alexandra Richards. Richards, the daughter of Keith Richards, put up a valiant effort and was rewarded by Panasonic with a 50-inch Plasma HDTV.
 
Photo Caption
Pictured at the event are (L-R)- Scott O'Neill, President Madison Square Garden Sports; Celebrity Model Alexandra Richards; World Champion Roy Jones Jr.; Andrew Nelkin, President Panasonic Professional Display Group.

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