FULL NIGHT OF BOXING ALSO FEATURES AN HBO LATINO BOXING CARD HEADLINED BY
YUNIESKI GONZALEZ VS. VYACHESLAV SHABRANSKYY
Tickets Start at $25!
NEW YORK (Nov. 13) – Tickets for the WBA Interim Heavyweight World Championship showdown
between Bryant “By-By” Jennings (19-1, 10 KOs) and Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (23-0, 20
KOs) will go on sale today, Friday, November 13.
The heavyweight 12-round title clash will take place on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Turning Stone Resort
Casino in Verona, NY and is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Gary Shaw
Productions. Featured as the co-main event of the night and presented by Top Rank in association with
Peltz Boxing Promotions and Warriors Boxing Promotions; Nicholas “Axe Man” Walters (26-0, 21 KOs)
returns to the ring to take on heavy-handed contender Jason “El Canito” Sosa (18-1-3, 14 KOs) in a 10-
round junior lightweight fight. The action-packed night will be televised live on HBO Boxing After
Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.
The exciting night will also feature an HBO Latino® Boxing event, presented in association by Star
Boxing and headlined by Cuban light heavyweight contender Yunieski Gonzalez (16-1, 12 KOs) fighting
out of Miami, Florida taking on the undefeated power-puncher, Vyacheslav “Lion Heart – Chigonskyy”
Shabranskyy (14-0, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles in a 10-round light heavyweight main event. Plus, former
world title contender, “King” Gabriel Rosado (21-9, 13 KOs) of Philadelphia makes his highly
anticipated return to the ring against former IBF Welterweight World Champion Joshua “Grand Master”
Clottey (39-4, 22 KOs) of Accra, Ghana, in a 10-round junior middleweight co-main event. The HBO
Latino Boxing event will start at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT (tape delay) or immediately following the HBO Boxing
After Dark telecast.
After Dark telecast.
Tickets for the Dec. 19 HBO Boxing After Dark and HBO Latino Boxing event start at $25, $35 and $60 for
ringside seats plus applicable fees and are available at the Turning Stone Resort Box Office by calling
315-361-7469 or online at Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com).
Jennings vs. Ortiz is a 12-round heavyweight bout fight for the WBA Interim Heavyweight Title presented
by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Gary Shaw Productions. Walters vs. Sosa is a 10-round
junior lightweight bout presented by Top Rank in association with Peltz Boxing Promotions and Warriors
Boxing Promotions. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast begins live at 10:15
Gonzalez vs. Shabranskyy, is a 10-round light heavyweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions
in association with Star Boxing. The HBO Latino Boxing telecast begins at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT (tape delay).
Host of the event, the Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino continues to distinguish itself as a
premier destination for blockbuster boxing matches. The December 19 fight will mark Turning Stone
Resort Casino’s 16th nationally-televised boxing event in less than two years, cementing the resort as a
mecca for knockout televised fights. Located in Upstate New York, the four-season destination resort
offers world-class entertainment and gaming, award-winning accommodations, a diverse mix of
restaurants, luxury spas and several nightlife options.
Professional media requesting credentials for the December 19 fight must contact Kelly Abdo, Turning
Stone Resort Casino Public Relations Manager at (315) 366.9291 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com, www.grayshawproductions.com,
www.toprank.com,www.hbo.com/boxingwww.starboxing.com and www.turningstone.com. Follow on
Twitter at @GoldenBoyBoxing, @GaryShawBoxing, @TRboxing, @StarBoxing, @HBOBoxing,
@TurningStone and become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing,
www.facebook.com/StarBoxing, www.facebook.com/HBOBoxing or
www.facebook.com/TurningStoneResort. Visit us on Instagram @GoldenBoyBoxing, @StarBoxing,
@TurningStone. Follow the conversation by using #JenningsOrtiz and #WaltersSosa
Ramiro Gonzalez/Cecilia Zuniga, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Stefan Friedman/Kristen Rockwell Caloca, Mercury: (323) 308-8598
Mario Serrano, Gary Shaw Productions: (408) 607-5756
Lee Samuels, Top Rank: (702) 378-1083 / Lee@toprank.com
Fred Sternburg, Top Rank: (303) 548-0707 / TooFred@aol.com
Francine Masi, Star Boxing: (718) 823-2000 / PR@StarBoxing.com
Patrick Byrne, HBO: (212) 512-1361
Kevin Flaherty, HBO: (212) 512-5052
Kelly Abdo, Turning Stone Resort: (315) 366-9291
(718) 823 2000
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