From Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
- Charles Jay has been a fight manager, matchmaker, promoter, booking agent and publicist. He was a boxing consultant for Casino Magic during its infancy, and also served as editorial consultant for USA Network's "Tuesday Night Fights" for over seven years. In 1987, he created the Universal Boxing Association and began hosting title bouts as a sanctioning body. Jay is one of boxing's most respected writers. His "Operation Cleanup - A Blueprint for Boxing Reform" and "Operation Cleanup 2 - Unfinished Business" examine the boxing industry and issues of reform from the inside out. A native of Newark, NJ who now lives in Elkhart, IN, Charles Jay is currently president of Total Action Inc. In both 2004 and 2008, he made unsuccessful runs for President of the United States.