Tobiason Stained Glass Studio to Host Book Launch Party

Rob Calloway, All American Prizefighter
Rob Calloway, All American Prizefighter
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Nov. 23, 2015 - PRLog -- Tobiason Stained Glass Studio, 302 S. 8th St., St. Joseph, Missouri is hosting a book launch party featuring local authors on December 5th, 2015 from 6 to 9 p.m. with refreshments and door prizes. The event is free and open to the public.

Four authors, including Robert Christiansen, Marilyn Weimer, Sharon Spiegel and Rachel Riley, all with Amazing Things Press of St. Joseph, will be launching their new releases. The books, which include three adult novels, will be available for sale with personalized autographs by the authors. Several other local authors, many from the St. Joseph Writers Guild, will be also on hand signing and selling their books.

St. Joseph’s own Rob Calloway, World Boxing Foundation Heavyweight Champion, among other titles, will be signing his new autobiography Rob Calloway: All American Prizefighter, published by Amazing Things Pressas well. Calloway had 92 total fights, 76 wins (60 by knockout), 14 losses, and 2 draws. He has held the World Boxing Council Continental Americas Title, the WBA and IBF International titles. His World Heavyweight Championship win over Bob Mirovic in Australia, on the Gold Coast, for the World Boxing Foundation heavyweight championship was designated the 2005 Fight of the Year by Fox Sports (Australia). Calloway has fought on HBO Europe, PPV, Showtime, Fox Sports and on ESPN 6 times, winning Five.

Rob Calloway took the name of the All American Prize Fighter after his adopted hometown of St Joseph, Missouri won an All American City Award in 1996. Rob has received a Key to the city and a Day in Honor from his adopted hometown.

Calloway has fought in over 20 different states and 10 times outside of the USA in 8 different countries: 2X in Germany and 2X in Australia, Denmark, England, Poland, Bahamas, China, and Russia. He has faced some of the world's most famous boxers, including former heavyweight champions Hasim Rahman, Shannon Briggs, and Russia's Ruslan Chagaev two times with the first being a Technical Draw on Showtime. Chagaev knocked out Calloway in two rounds in the rematch in Germany in his fight before winning the WBA World Heavyweight Championship. Calloway is a Boxing Hall of Fame candidate, who will be eligible in 2022.

Calloway’s autobiography is a fascinating and insightful look into the world of boxing, interspersed with inspiring glimpses into his personal life.

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