WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO BROOKLYN
October 20 Inaugural Boxing Event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center
fIGHTS Will Air on SHOWTIME
Who will be fighting:
DANNY GARCIA,WBA Super, WBC & Ring Magazine Super Lightweight World Champion
ERIK MORALES, Former Four-Division World Champion andfuture Hall of Famer
PAULIE MALIGNAGGI, WBA Welterweight World Champion (Brooklyn)
PABLO CESAR CANO, Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Champion
PETER QUILLIN, #1 Rated WBO Middleweight Contender (Manhattan)
DANIEL JACOBS, Former World Title Contender (Brooklyn)
LUIS COLLAZO, Former World Champion (Brooklyn)
EDDIE GOMEZ, Undefeated Rising Junior Middleweight Star (The Bronx)
DMITRIY SALITA, Former World Title Contender (Brooklyn)
BOYD MELSON, Junior Middleweight Prospect (Brooklyn)
The explosive night of boxing, presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Box Latino and supported by Golden Boy Promotions sponsors Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T, will feature unbeaten Danny “Swift” Garcia defending his WBA Super, WBC & Ring Magazine Super Lightweight World Championships against the man he defeated to win the WBC belt, legendary Mexican warrior and future Hall of Famer Erik “El Terrible” Morales. In the co-featured bout, Brooklyn’s own Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi risks his WBA Welterweight World Championship against hard-hitting Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast begins live at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). Preliminary fights will air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME® beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Barclays Center and Golden Boy Promotions previously announced a multi-year deal in which they will hold at least 12 events annually at Barclays Center. It has been more than a half century since Brooklyn was a significant hub of the sport of boxing.
Tickets start at $50 and go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, August 29 at 10:00 a.m. ET and will be available at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or at 800-745-3000.
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