WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 AT 1:00 P.M. ET/10:00 A.M. PT
November 29, 2016– New York
BERNARD “THE EXECUTIONER” HOPKINS,
Former Two-Division World Champion and Future Hall of Famer
JOE SMITH JR., Light Heavyweight Contender
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions
JOE DEGUARDIA, President and CEO of Star Boxing
Former two-division world champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (55-7 2, 32 KOs), and Light Heavyweight contender Joe Smith, Jr. (22-1, 18 KOs) will host a media conference call ahead of their 12-round light heavyweight fight on Saturday, December 17 at The Forum in Los Angeles. The bout will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.
Hopkins vs. Smith is a 12-round light heavyweight battle presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Star Boxing and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, BORN BOLD and Casa Mexico Tequila. The event will be televised live on Saturday December 17, 2016 from Inglewood California’s “Fabulous” Forum on HBO’s flagship series beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Tickets for Hopkins vs. Smith are now on sale and are priced at $25, $50, $75, $105 and $205, not including applicable service charges and taxes, with a total ticket limit of 12 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or the Forum Box Office (Monday through Friday11:00am PST to 7:00pm PST) at (310) 330-7300. Tickets are also available for purchase at www.fabulousforum.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
B-roll and images of Hopkins vs. Smith are available for use and download HERE or by copying and pasting: bit.ly/HopkinsSmith. Video and photo credit must be given to Golden Boy Promotions.