Los Angeles, CA (June 15, 2013) Undefeated US Olympian Demetrius Andrade will appear at a combined Los Angeles Media Lunch on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. PDT at Le Petit Greek Restaurant. Also in attendance will be WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin andWBO Junior Middleweight ChampionZaurbek Baysangurov, who will be defending his title against the undefeated junior middleweight contender from Providence, RI (Andrade).
Golovkin will defend his world titles on Saturday, JUNE 29 against former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin. The fight will take place in the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
Baysangurov ‘s world title defense against 2008 U.S. Olympian and top rated mandatory challenger Andrade will take place on Saturday, JULY 6 at the Sport Palace in Kiev, Ukraine and will be televised live throughout the world on various stations.
Please respond by email to BernieBahrmasel@yahoo.com by 5pm EDT Monday, June 17th.
WHO: GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion
ZAURBEK BAYSANGUROV, WBO Junior Middleweight Champion
DEMETRIUS “BOO BOO” ANDRADE, Top Rated Junior Middleweight Contender
ABEL SANCHEZ, Trainer of Golovkin and Baysangurov
PAUL ANDRADE, Trainer of Andrade
TOM LOEFFLER, Managing Director of K2 Promotions
JOE DEGUARDIA, President of Star Boxing
WHAT: Los Angeles Media Lunch
WHEN: Tuesday, June 18, 2013
12:30 p.m. PDT
WHERE: Le Petit Greek Restaurant
127 N. Larchmont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA, 90004
FACTS: “GOLOVKIN VS. MACKLIN” is a 12-round battle between WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin” set for Saturday, June 29 at The MGM Theatre Theatre at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
With a record of 26-0-0 with 23 knockouts, Golovkin has the highest knockout ratio (88.46) of any active world champion in boxing as well as the highest in the history of the middleweight division.
The Golovkin-Macklin World Championship Bout is promoted by K2 Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, in association with Foxwoods Resort Casino. The fight will take place in the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
“BAYSANGUROV VS. ANDRADE” is a 12-round world title fight between defending WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion Zaurbek Baysangurov and mandatory challenger Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade set for Saturday, JULY 6 at the Sport Palace in Kiev, Ukraine.
The Baysangurov-Andrade World Championship Bout is promoted by K2 Promotions in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Banner Promotions.
For Additional Information: (Media)
FOR K2 PROMOTIONS / GOLOVKIN, BAYSANGUROV, ANDRADE
Bernie Bahrmasel: (773) 592-2986 / BernieBahrmasel@yahoo.com
FOR DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT / MACKLIN
Kevin Rooney: (212) 947-2577 / Kevin@dbe1.com
Kevin Flaherty: (212) 512-5052 / Kevin.Flaherty@hbo.com
FOR FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO
Dale Wolbrink, Foxwoods Resort Casino: 860 312-1429, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shannan McNair, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Public Affairs: 860 396-6727, email@example.com