|BackgammonMasters.com has announced that it has purchased heavyweight boxer Roman Greenberg’s shorts for $100,000 and will auction them for charity. The investment will give the young fighter a shot at the world championship, with the proceeds from the auction being donated to groups assisting Arab and Jewish youth in distress.|
Greenberg has already beaten veterans Kendrick Releford, Julius Francis, Steve Pannell and in his last bout defeated American Michael Simms at the world famous Madison Square Garden in New York. The boxer currently resides in the UK where he trains with Jim Evans.
BackgammonMasters.com will auction off Greenberg's boxing shorts after his next fight, with bids starting at $100,000. BackgammonMasters.com promotes peace and understanding through competitive games such as backgammon (or Tawula as it’s called in Arabic).
At 24, Roman Greenberg is one of the youngest heavyweight contenders with a realistic shot at the WBO heavyweight championship. He is currently undefeated with a record of 25-0 (17 KO's).
The world’s number one backgammon site has sponsored numerous live and online backgammon tournaments including Backgammon Live in London, the Japan Open, Chicago Open and Las Vegas Open, and the Monte Carlo Yacht Party backgammon tournament.