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Today: Open to the Public Press Conference for Badou Jack vs. James DeGale!

by on Nov.16, 2016, under Boxing News

Super Middleweight World Title Unification Showdown at

Barclays Center in Brooklyn Live on SHOWTIME

Saturday, January 14

 Plus! Co-Main Event to Feature Junior Lightweight World Champion Jose Pedraza Battling Undefeated Rising Contender Gervonta Davis


Mayweather Promotions President FLOYD MAYWEATHER to Attend

Bad Jack

Barclays Center GEICO Atrium, Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday, November 16 at 12 p.m. ET


WHO: FLOYD MAYWEATHER, President of Mayweather Promotions

BADOU JACK, WBC Super Middleweight World Champion

JAMES DEGALE, IBF Super Middleweight World Champion

JOSE PEDRAZA, IBF Junior Lightweight World Champion

GERVONTA DAVIS, Undefeated 130-Pound Contender

LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions

LOU DIBELLA, President of DiBella Entertainment

BRETT YORMARK, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment

STEPHEN ESPINOZA, Executive VP & General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports

ERIC ADAMS, Brooklyn Borough President

SPECIAL BOXING GUESTS & STARS, Rosie Perez, Paulie Malignaggi, Heather Hardy & Many More!


WHAT: A star-studded boxing press conference signifying the return of

boxing to New York will feature super middleweight world champions Badou Jack and James DeGale discussing their SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING title unification showdown taking place Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and sponsored by Corona Extra, La Cerveza Mas Fina.


The co-main event of the evening will also be announced and feature IBF Junior Lightweight World Champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza taking on Mayweather Promotions’ own rising contender Gervonta “The One” Davis.


New York boxing “ambassadors” including Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Paulie Malignaggi, Heather Hardy and actress Rosie Perez to attend to talk about boxing’s return to New York. The press conference will be streamed live on the Showtime Boxing Facebook page at


WHEN: Wednesday, November 16

12 p.m. ET – Press Conference Media Arrival/Lunch

12:30 p.m. ET – Doors Open for Fans

1 p.m. ET – Press Conference Begins


WHERE: Barclays Center – GEICO Atrium – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

620 Atlantic Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11217

*Media can enter through the Calvin Klein VIP Entrance off of Atlantic Ave.


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