Former WWE champion
Bautista to visit area youth Friday to advocate non-violence
R.I. (Sept. 5, 2012) – Six-time World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion David Bautista will team up Friday
with the City of Providence in a Town Hall-style setting in an effort to remind
area youth of the importance of making responsible decisions and peaceful
conflict resolutions within the community.
Friday’s Town Hall Meeting, which
will also address the value of physical fitness and education, will take place
from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Chad Brown Community
Center, located at 285 Chad Brown St., in Providence and will be
open to the public.
The Town Hall Meeting will run in
conjunction with Project Night Vision, a new program in Providence aimed at
providing at-risk youths with a safe learning environment through athletics and
team-building. Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare and members of the Providence and State Police
Departments will also be in attendance.
Friday’s festivities will kick
off the official countdown to Bautista’s Oct. 6 mixed martial arts debut at The
Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Following the Town Hall Meeting, Bautista will
participate in a special autograph signing beginning at 5:30 at Cerrone Chevrolet GMC Buick, located
at 68 Washington St., in Attleboro, Mass.
Bautista’s tour will conclude
with an exclusive appearance at Vanity Restaurant & Lounge, located at 566 South
Main St., in downtown Providence, beginning at 10 p.m. All events Friday are open to the public.
Bautista, an actor, wrestler and
former bodybuilder, will make his professional debut against heavyweight Rashid Evans (1-2) of New York. The
show, titled “Real Pain,” is presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic
Entertainment & Sports in association with June Entertainment and 4zero1
Entertainment Group. Tickets are priced at $20.00, $35.00, $55.00, $75.00,
$125.00 and $250.00 and can be purchased at www.cesmma.com or www.ticketmaster.com. The show
will also air live on Direct TV Pay Per View.
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