TO HOLD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE LUNCHEON
FOR THEIR WORLD TITLE FIGHT
Today! Thursday, June 12, at Noon ET
Barclays Center in Brooklyn
** Streamed Live via www.barclayscenter.com**
Barclays Center and Banner Promotions will host the final press conference for the WBO junior welterweight title fight between defending world champion RUSLAN “The Siberian Rocky” PROVODNIKOV of Beryozovo, Russia and local scholar/brawler CHRIS ALGIERI of Huntington, Long Island,Today! Thursday, June 12, at Noon ET, in the GEICO Atrium atBarclays Center in Brooklyn. The press conference will bestreamed live via www.barclayscenter.com
The Provodnikov – Algieri world title fight will take placeSaturday night, June 14, and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®.
Provodnikov vs. Algieri will headline a night of championship boxing, including the co- main event featuring undefeated WBO junior middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade of Providence, RI, making his first title defense, against No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger Brian Rose of Blackpool, England. The action-packed undercard includes undefeated WBC Continental America’s Light Heavyweight champion and Top-10 contender Seanie “Irish” Monaghan of Long Beach, Long Island, and the first professional woman’s fight at Barclays Center, featuring Brooklyn’s own Heather “The Heat” Hardy.
The event is promoted by Banner Promotions and Top Rank®, in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Tecate.
Doors will open and luncheon will be served at 11:30 A.M. The press conference will begin at Noon.
- Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KOs) — WBO Jr. Welterweight Champion
- Chris Algieri (19-0, 8 KOs) – WBO Jr. Welterweight No. 13 Contender
- Demetrius Andrade (20-0,13 KOs) – WBO Jr. Middleweight Champion
- Brian Rose (25-1-1,7 KOs) – WBO Jr. Middleweight No. 1 Contender
- Artie Pelullo, CEO Banner Promotions
- Joe DeGuardia, President of Star Boxing
- Brett Yormark, CEO Barclays Center
- Carl Moretti, Vice President of Top Rank
- Seanie Monaghan (23-0 13 KOs) – IBF & WBA No. 6 Contender
- Heather Hardy (9-0, 2 KOs)
- Simeon Hardy (11-0, 8 KOs)
- Final Press Conference Luncheon for World Championship Boxing’s return to Barclays Center
- Thursday, June 12 at Noon; Doors open and luncheon served at 11:30 AM
- Barclays Center (620 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11217)
*** Media should enter through main entrance ***
For fight updates go to www.banner-promotions.com
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Josh Roy: 215-670-2220 /