BERNARD HOPKINS AND SERGEY KOVALEV TO HOST NEW YORK CITY PRESS CONFERENCE TO OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE THEIR NOV. 8
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT UNIFICATION BOUT
WALDORF ASTORIA NEW YORK
TUESDAY, SEPT. 2 AT 2:30 P.M. ET
WHO: BERNARD HOPKINS, WBA & IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion
SERGEY KOVALEV, WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion
NAAZIM RICHARDSON, Hopkins’ Trainer
EGIS KLIMAS, Kovalev’s Manager
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President & Founder of Golden Boy Promotions
KATHY DUVA, CEO of Main Events
WHAT: Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev to host a
New York City press conference to officially announce their Saturday, Nov. 8 light heavyweight unification bout taking place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City live on HBO World Championship Boxing®.
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 2
1:30 p.m. ET – Media Arrival/Luncheon
2:30 p.m. ET – Press Conference Begins
WHERE: Waldorf Astoria New York – Vanderbilt Room (1st Floor)
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
FACTS: Hopkins vs. Kovalev is a 12-round unification bout for the IBF, WBA and
WBO Light Heavyweight world titles, presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Main Events in association with Caesars Atlantic City, Corona Extra, AT&T and Hortitsia Vodka.
TICKETS: Tickets priced at $300, $200, $150, $100 and $50, plus applicable fees and
service charges, go on sale on Friday, Sept. 5 at noon ET and will be available for purchase at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.