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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor World Tour

Jul 13, 2017 | Featured, Press Alert | 0 comments

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor World Tour
New York City Press Conference at Barclays Center
Thursday, July 13
 
Open-to-the-Public Event to Discuss  
Saturday, August 26 Showdown Live on SHOWTIME PPV
 
WHO:             FLOYD MAYWEATHER, Unbeaten Boxing Legend
                       CONOR MCGREGOR, Two-Division UFC Champion
                       LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions
                       DANA WHITE, President of UFC
 STEPHEN ESPINOZA, Executive VP & General Manager,  SHOWTIME Sports
 BRETT YORMARK, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment
WHAT:         In anticipation of the unprecedented showdown between Floyd 
Mayweather and Conor McGregor, fans in New York City will have a special once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the global stars go face-to-face as they visit New York City on a four-city international press tour that spans three countries in four days and brings all the spectacle of this massive event directly to the fans who demanded it.
Mayweather vs. McGregor will take place Saturday, August 26 in an event produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV.
WHEN:          Thursday, July 13
                      4:00 p.m. ET – Media Arrival
  5:00 p.m. ET – Fighters/Media Only Availability
  6:00 p.m. ET – Pre-Show Begins in Arena
  7:00 p.m. ET – Live Show
WHERE:        Barclays Center
                       620 Atlantic Ave
                       Brooklyn, NY 11217
TV CREWS:  TV Crews that are credentialed will need to bring a 
  telephoto long lens because the stage will be located 100       feet from the press riser. As an alternative, SHOWTIME will     offer a house feed that provides a clean stream of the event.   TV Crews will have availability with the fighters prior to the     event.
 
CHECK-IN:   Media Credential Pick-up
Media can pick up their credentials at the EmblemHealth Atlantic Avenue Entrance at the northeast side of Barclays Center on Atlantic Avenue.
 
INFO:             MAYWEATHER vs. MCGREGOR
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is a 12-round super welterweight matchup that pits the legendary boxer Mayweather against the all-time MMA great McGregor in a barrier-breaking event that takes place Saturday, August 26 and will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV.
For more information visit www.SHO.com/Sports and follow on Twitter @FloydMayweather, @TheNotoriousMMA, @MayweatherPromo, @UFC, @ShowtimeBoxing, @SHOSports, and @Swanson_Comm or become a fan on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/MayweatherPromotions,www.Facebook.com/SHOSports andwww.Facebook.com/UFC
 
CONTACTS: Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner, Swanson Communications/Floyd
Mayweather: (202) 783-5500
Nicole Craig, Mayweather Promotions: (702) 807-1788
Lenee Breckenridge, UFC: (702) 588-5529
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Matt Donovan, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Flo Jocou, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
Steve Pratt, BZA/Showtime: (310) 408-4555