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Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter New York Press Conference
Monday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m. ET
Welterweight Stars Battle for Vacant 147-Pound World Title
Saturday, September 8 Live on SHOWTIME® from Barclays Center in Brooklyn & Presented by Premier Boxing Champions
WHO: DANNY GARCIA, Former Two-Division World Champion
SHAWN PORTER, Former Welterweight World Champion
LOU DIBELLA, President of DiBella Entertainment
BRETT YORMARK, CEO of BSE Global
STEPHEN ESPINOZA, President Sports & Event, Programming, Showtime Networks Inc.
WHAT: Former world champions Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter will
participate in a press conference to discuss their SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® showdown taking place Saturday, September 8 in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.
WHEN: Monday, July 30
11:00 a.m. ET – Media Arrival
11:30 a.m. ET – Press Conference Begins
* Lunch immediately following press conference
WHERE: Dream Hotel Downtown – PHD Rooftop
355 West 16th Street (Between 8th& 9th)
New York, NY 10011
INFO: ABOUT GARCIA vs. PORTER
Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter pits elite welterweight stars against each other in a 12-round showdown for the vacant WBC 147-pound World Championship. The Premier Boxing Champions event takes place Saturday, September 8 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™ and headlines action live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT).
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, in association with DSG Promotions, start at $50 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased atticketmaster.com, barclayscenter.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center starting Friday, July 27 at noon. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.
CONTACTS: Swanson Communications:
(202) 783-5500, [email protected]
Bernie Bahrmasel, DiBella Entertainment:(212) 947-2577
Brittany Goossen Brown, TGB Promotions: (818) 817-8001
Tim Smith, Premier Boxing Champions: [email protected]
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Matt Donovan, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Flo Jocou, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
Mandy Gutmann, BSE: (718) 942-9587
Stuart Bryan, BSE: (718) 942-9574
Steve Pratt, BZA PR for SHOWTIME: (310) 408-4555
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