Roy Jones Jr and Keith Veltre Break into MMA by Signing Lightweight Fard Muhammad to Sanctuary Management

June 19, 2014

Fard “The Messenger” Muhammad, an MMA Lightweight, joined the Sanctuary Management team as the first Mixed Martial Art Contender.

LAS VEGAS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Roy Jones Jr and Keith Veltre of Sanctuary Management have expanded their realm of fighters management to Mixed Martial Arts by signing Fard Muhammad. The contract was signed with the Nevada Athletic commission on Friday, June 13, 2014; beginning a new era in management for the duo. Fard “The Messenger” Muhammad signed a contract for 3 years with Sanctuary Management.


Born in Beverly Hills, California, Fard was trained early on as a fighter. At age 3 he was trained in karate by Stave Saunders; Actor Wesley Snipes’ instructor. Shortly afterwards, Muhammad began training in boxing under the instruction of Harry Espinoza, an American National Boxing champ. By the age of 5 he was sparring daily and by the age of 15 he had defeated over 100 opponents. The day Fard turned 16, he lost the use of his dominant hand in a house fire and learned to fight only with his left. With determination and perseverance, Fard Muhammad regained use of his right hand and to this day trains with champions including Adam Fish T.C. Rittenbough, Unas Geminni, John Lewis and now, Roy Jones Jr.

At age 20, Fard Muhammad made his MMA debut defeating Donavan Freelow, a Tuff Nuff Champion. After his third fight he joined Carlson Gracie Team Cavalcanti. Recently Muhammad debuted as a professional Fighter in Laughlin, defeating Ron Isbell by 3(rd) round decision. Roy Jones Jr and Keith Veltre heard rumor of the style and determination of this young fighter and attended his match in Laughlin. After seeing Fard “The Messenger” Muhammad in action, it took only days bring him aboard to Sanctuary Management. Keith Veltre stated, “We are so excited to bring Fard to the Sanctuary Management family. He is someone that possesses extraordinary talent and a wide range of weapons to become a champion. Fard Muhammad brings excitement to the ring and was born to fight and inflict pain.” Fard Muhammad is a lightweight; fighting at 155. He will be training out of Roy Jones Jr Fight Academy located at 3874 Silvestri Lane Las Vegas, NV 89120. He is available for interviews and sponsorship inquiries.

Sanctuary Management is the product of Four Division World Champion Boxing Legend Roy Jones Jr and Las Vegas businessman Keith Veltre. Sanctuary Management provides a full range of services from strategic planning, training, and nutrition, while furnishing top-of-the-line equipment and facilities to allow athletes to perform at their highest level. Committed to the wellness of fighters; Sanctuary Management is focused on the long term success of its athletes. It is the purpose of Sanctuary Management to bring integrity, high ethical standards and dedication back to the sport of boxing.

For more information on Sanctuary Management LTD, Fard “The Messenger” Muhammad & Roy Jones Jr Fight Academy, please visit www.sanctuarymanagementltd.com, www.royjonesjrboxing.com & www.fardthemessangermuhammad.com or email info@sanctuarymanagementltd.com for interviews or inquiries or call Laura Davidson at 702-263-9400.

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