JOHNATHON BANKS SUFFERS BROKEN THUMB FORCING
POSTPONEMENT OF FEBRUARY 16 FIGHT AGAINST SETH MITCHELL
ADRIEN BRONER VS. GAVIN REES WILL STILL TAKE PLACE FROM
BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY AND WILL BE
TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®
LOS ANGELES (February 6) – Due to a broken right thumb suffered by Johnathon Banks during training, his fight against Seth Mitchell, scheduled as the co-main event of the February 16 HBO World Championship Boxing telecast, has been postponed. A new date for the bout is currently being scheduled and will be announced shortly. The February 16 event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will still take place as scheduled.
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Broner vs. Rees, a 12-round fight for Broner’s WBC Lightweight World Championship will take place Saturday, February 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, R & R Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City, Corona and AT&T and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Tickets priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, are available for purchase at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.