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BERNARD HOPKINS AND JOE SMITH JR. TO HOST MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL AHEAD OF HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® FIGHT ON DECEMBER 17TH LIVE AT THE “FABULOUS” FORUM

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 AT 1:00 P.M. ET/10:00 A.M. PT

November 29, 2016– New York                       
WHO:          
BERNARD “THE EXECUTIONER” HOPKINS,
Former Two-Division World Champion and Future Hall of Famer
JOE SMITH JR., Light Heavyweight Contender
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions
JOE DEGUARDIA, President and CEO of Star Boxing
WHAT:          
Former two-division world champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs), and Light Heavyweight contender Joe Smith, Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) will host a media conference call ahead of their 12-round light heavyweight fight on Saturday, December 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.
WHEN:         
 Wednesday, November 30, 2016
1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT
Call-In for U.S. Media: 1 (888) 862-6557
Call-In for International Media: 1 (630) 691-2748
Pass Code: 43897375
FACTS:         
Hopkins vs. Smith is a 12-round light heavyweight battle presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Star Boxing and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, BORN BOLD and Casa Mexico Tequila. The event will be televised live on Saturday December 17, 2016 from Inglewood California’s “Fabulous” Forum on HBO’s flagship series beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
TICKETS:     
Tickets for Hopkins vs. Smith are now on sale and are priced at $25, $50, $75, $105 and $205, not including applicable service charges and taxes, with a total ticket limit of 12 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or the Forum Box Office (Monday through Friday 11:00am PST to 7:00pm PST) at (310) 330-7300.  Tickets are also available for purchase at www.fabulousforum.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
MEDIA ASSETS:        
B-roll and images of Hopkins vs. Smith are available for use and download HERE or by copying and pasting: bit.ly/HopkinsSmith. Video and photo credit must be given to Golden Boy Promotions.
CONTACTS: 
Ramiro Gonzalez, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 999-5409
Stefan Friedman/Kara Prior, Mercury: (210) 846-4486
John Cirillo, Star Boxing: (914) 260-7436
Patrick Byrne, HBO: (212) 512-1361
Kevin Flaherty, HBO: (212) 512-5052
Erik Stein/Brooke Paller, The Forum: (818) 761-6100
Media Credentials: www.magnamedia.com
Twitter at @Star Boxing, Instagram at StarBoxing, and  

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