Captain Clay Higgins to Beat Fireman for Charity
Captain Higgins will taking time out of campaigning for Congress to box Fire Chief Roy Daniels for a charity event. Full media release below:
The stage has been set for the ultimate fight. This summer, on August 13th… in Monroe Louisiana at the Battle of the Badges…America’s Toughest Cop Captain Clay Higgins who is a Reserve Marshal for the Lafayette Marshal’s Office will fight Chief Battle Axe Roy Daniels of the Ouachita Parish Fire Department out of West Monroe, Louisiana. Captain Clay Higgins said it best:
“I’ll be climbing through the ropes to box. My opponent will be Fire-Chief Roy Daniels, a tough, well respected man. Cops and Firemen deal side by side with the very worst things our society has to offer. We respect each other in a way normal folk wouldn’t understand…but there’s an ongoing dispute amongst our rank and file…Who’s tougher?… Cop, or Fireman? On August 13th, all for charity, we set the record straight. Street cop Captain versus fire-breathing Chief. Three rounds of full contact war. You do not want to miss this epic battle.”
The Battle of the Badges is a non-profit amateur boxing show that features policemen versus firemen from all over the country. This year the main event between Captain Clay Higgins who you may know from his Crime Stoppers videos as a captain with the St. Landry Parish (LA) Sheriff’s Office and Chief Roy Daniels will not disappoint. Higgins has also recently announced he is running for Congress in Louisiana’s 3rd district and has gained a large following as America’s Toughest Cop. This Battle of the Badges charity event will be held in Monroe, Louisiana at the Fant Ewing Coliseum on August 13 at 6pm to raise money for Med Camp Louisiana. All proceeds will go toward helping this organization’s efforts in improving children’s quality of life in the community. Med Camps of Louisiana holds a series of one-week, fun-filled camps each summer free of charge for over 5,000 children in Louisiana facing the challenges of a variety of physical and mental disabilities. very week during the summer a different camp is held. Each camp is designed specifically for a particular type of disability – and that includes appropriate health professionals, specially trained staff and tailored activities. Since 2005, Battle of the Badges has raised over $300,000 for our selected charities and have reached event attendance of over 6,000 people.
If you are going to be in the area, this is a great chance to see an American law enforcement hero in action.