50 Most influential sports figures in Tenn. 1999
In 1997, Jimmy Adams played a huge part in bringing boxing to Nashville, Tenn. and help promote 47 professional bouts at the Music City Mix factory. State of Tennessee was second following California for the most fights promoted in that year.
Article written about Jimmy Adams in Roanoke, Va., in the article its talked about Adams made Nashville one of the boxing centers by staging 47 fight cards there;the only state that held more boxing matches was California.
Oliver McCall was in the Martinsville, Virginia jail on drug charges. Don King flew into Martinsville and we went before judge Stone to see if we could get an early release so Oliver could continue his career in the boxing world. Don King testified for 40 minutes on Oliver's behalf which did result in an early release for McCall.