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Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter New York Press Conference

Jul 30, 2018 | Featured, On the Scene Sports | 0 comments

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


  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


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.combarclayscenter.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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