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A documentary about L.A.'s late great fight mecca, told through the voices of fighters, musicians, insiders and fans.
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    Slap the mat with a five-count if you want to join our list and be a part of the Olympic movement!

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    Give us a ten-count, and you will be added to our thank you list page at theolympicauditoriumproject.com. We will update this page throughout the campaign, so look out for your name, and share with your friends and family to show your support!

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    DOC SCHWARTZ SPECIAL

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary as soon as it's finished in 2016!

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    OVER THE ROPES TEE SHIRT by MICHAEL RICHEY WHITE

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    CLASSIC OLYMPIC AUDITORIUM TEE SHIRT

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    THE JIMMY LENNON

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary, plus a boxing-themed 8"x10" digital print of your choice from www.vault722.com.

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    TIGER'S BACK SCRUB

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary, plus a wrestling-themed 8"x10" digital print of your choice from www.vault722.com.

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    RICHMOND 9-5171

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a genuine Olympic Auditorium tee-shirt.

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    OVER THE ROPES--TEE SHIRT WITH ARTWORK DESIGNED BY MICHAEL RICHEY WHITE plus a download of the documentary when available.

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a genuine Olympic Auditorium tee-shirt. Available in mens and womens sizes. Tee will ship in July 2015.

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    "THE TOUGHEST MAN ALIVE"

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a copy of Gene LeBell's biography "The Godfather of Grappling" and a Hank Hangman tee shirt.

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    HEROES OF EAST L.A. SPECIAL

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a Mando Ramos 8"x10" digital print + an autographed copy of "Mexican American Boxing in Los Angeles" by Gene Aguilera.

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    TEE SHIRT SPECIAL

    Receive two tees--the classic Olympic Auditorium shirt, plus Over The Ropes by Michael Richey White. Available in mens and womens sizes.

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    GENE LEBELL AUTOGRAPHED ELBOW GUARDS BY TREBLA

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    GENE LEBELL AUTOGRAPHED MITTS BY TREBLA

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    GENE LEBELL PATCHES-LOT OF 25 MISCELLANEOUS PATCHES CREATED BY GENE LEBELL

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    THE DON AND LORRAINE CHARGIN

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a boxing-themed unframed 8"x10"silver gelatin image from www.vault722.com + an Olympic Auditorium Project tee shirt + a signed copy of "Mexican American Boxing In Los Angeles" by author Gene Aguilera.

    *Note: Digital film copy will not be available until 2016.

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    BATTLE ROYAL SPECIAL

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a wrestling-themed silver gelatin 8"x10" image from www.vault722.com + a special Olympic Auditorium Project tee shirt + signed copy of "The Encyclopedia of Finishing Holds" by Gene LeBell.

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    Original artwork by Michael Richey White: “Chief Little Red”. Watercolor and ink on cold pressed paper measuring approximately 11” x 17”.

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    Original artwork by Michael Richey White: “Over the Ropes”. Watercolor and ink on cold pressed paper measuring approximately 11” x 17”.

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    Original artwork by Michael Richey White: “Come ‘ere, Pencil Neck”. Watercolor and ink on cold pressed paper measuring approximately 11” x 17”.

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    THE KEENY TERAN

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a 8"x10" silver gelatin boxing-themed print of your choice from www.vault722.com + a signed copy of "Mexican American Boxing in Los Angeles" by Gene Aguilera and an invite to the premiere screening in Los Angeles.

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    1801 SOUTH GRAND

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a silver gelatin 8"x10" image of your choice from www.vault722.com + an Olympic Auditorium tee shirt + a VIP tour of Olympic Auditorium with boxing historian Gene Aguilera and former Olympic boxer Rick Farris.

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    THEO EHRET SILVER GELATIN PRINT

    20"x20" Silver Gelatin Print (unframed) from Theo Ehret. Select any image from www.vault722.com; includes certificate of authenticity from Vault 722. (*Excludes certificates signed by artist--please contact us for pricing for limited editions with certificates signed by Theo Ehret.)

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    LEGENDS OF THE OLYMPIC DINNER AT REDBIRD

    Get a special "Very Special Thanks" Credit and all access pass to the premiere!

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a 8" x 10" silver gelatin print from www.vault722.com plus an exclusive invitation to a special VIP dinner with former WBC Welterweight Champion Carlos Palomino (and special guests) at downtown L.A.’s restaurant Redbird.

    *Note: Digital film copy will not be available until 2016.

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    JUDO GENE'S BBQ SPECIAL

    Get a special "Very Special Thanks" Credit in the film and an all access pass to the premiere!

    Receive a digital copy of the documentary + a copy of "The Encyclopedia of Finishing Holds" by Gene LeBell, and an invitation to a BBQ hosted by Mr. Gene LeBell, AKA The Toughest Man Alive. You never know who may appear—Gene knows a lot of people (but who else do you really need besides Gene?)! Oh, PLUS Gene will create a customized message for your voicemail. (Please note that Gene will not actually choke you out--dream on!)

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    "GREATEST OF ALL TIME"

    Get a "Very Special Thanks" in the film plus all access to the premiere and VIP events!

    Plus you'll receive a digital copy of the documentary + an Olympic Auditorium tee shirt, a 20" x 20" Muhammad Ali print with Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist.

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    GENE LEBELL--"STUNTS ARE MY LIFE" CUSTOM BELT BUCKLE CREATED FOR GENE BY AL SHELTON

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    Original artwork by Michael Richey White: “The Royal Rumble”. Watercolor and ink on cold pressed paper measuring approximately 11” x 17”.

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    GEORGE FOREMAN 20"X20" SILVER GELATIN FRAMED PRINT SIGNED IN VERSO BY THEO EHRET WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY SIGNED BY THEO EHRET.

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