Ballroom Boxing

Ballroom Boxing

Ballroom Boxing, presented by Savarese Promotions, is Houston’s newest knock-out event series featuring professional boxing at the incomparable Ballroom at Bayou Place. Presented by Lou Savarese and Jody James of Savarese Promotions, every event is an over-the-top experience featuring a line-up of exciting professional bouts and delectable food provided by B&B Butchers. The Ballroom at Bayou Place provides the ultimate space for luxury entertainment, with several cocktail bars and expansive balconies looking over downtown. General admission tickets, VIP passes, and sponsorship opportunities are available at (link to ticket purchase page).


Black Tie Boxing

Black Tie Boxing kicks off the 2017 Ballroom Boxing season with a one-of-a-kind event partnered with B&B Butchers and Restaurant, taking the series to a level that professional boxing has never before seen in Houston. Black Tie Boxing benefits the Lone Survivor Foundation featuring boxing sensation Miguel Flores as the Main Event and will be nationally televised on Fox Sports live. In a rare “Out-of-Ballroom Experience,” this event will be held at the Silver Street Studios in Houston. 

Date: February 21, 2017

About us

Savarese Promotions

Savarese Promotions, owned by former professional boxing champion and two-time Golden Gloves winner, Lou Savarese, and Houston entrepreneur, Jody James, is a locally owned and operated business promoting professional boxers and boxing events in Houston, Texas.

Lou Savarese

Lou Savarese, two-time Golden Gloves winner with a career record that includes a respectable 46 wins and 7 losses and match ups against contenders such as Buster Mathis, Jr., Mike Tyson and George Foreman, has established himself as more than just a boxing champion and trainer. Founder of Savarese Promotions, Lou Savarese brings a wealth of knowledge and charisma to the company from his prior business endeavors and experience with motivational speaking and being in front of the camera for televised fights and the occasional acting role.

Jody James

Jody James, Houston entrepreneur, joined Savarese Promotions after selling an oilfield manufacturing business in 2015. An active member of the Houston chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Jody James is involved in several Texas start-ups. His business acumen and forward thinking approach is taking Savarese Promotions and professional boxing to new heights in the greater Houston area.

Savarese Fight Fit Gym

Savarese Fight Fit Gym, founded by Lou Savarese, is downtown Houston’s most complete boxing fitness center providing a full weight room, boxing and martial arts classes and private training sessions for men, women and kids of all ages and fitness levels.

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