When boxing promoter Jake Smith was approached last month by the American Red Cross Gala of Central Maryland to put together a charity event, he thought about a card he organized eight years ago in Ocean City and thought it would be a natural for this region.

Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh.

“I know how big of a rivalry there is between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers, and I wanted to find a way to put it in the boxing ring,” Smith said. “I think when we hear about Pittsburgh [in Baltimore] we cringe a little bit, so playing to that rivalry will make the event more exciting.” Click Here to continue reading the article by Ryanne Milani