SHAWN PORTER AND KELL BROOK TO HOST LAS VEGAS MEDIA WORKOUT IN ADVANCE OF THEIR AUGUST 16 TITLE BOUT AT STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF. LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
PLUS JORGE LINARES WORKS OUT BEFORE
HIS AUGUST 16 BOUT ON SHOWTIME EXTREME®
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 AT 1 P.M. PT
WHO: SHAWN PORTER, IBF Welterweight World Champion
KELL BROOK, Undefeated Welterweight Contender
JORGE LINARES, Former WBC Featherweight & Former WBA Super Featherweight Champion
KENNETH PORTER, Shawn Porter’s Father and Trainer
WHAT: IBF Welterweight World Champion “ShowTime” Shawn Porter,
undefeated welterweight contender Kell Brook and former two division world champion Jorge “Niño De Oro” Linares will host a Las Vegas media workout in advance of their respective bouts on Saturday, August 16 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and SHOWTIME EXTREME.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 6
12:30 p.m. PT – Media Arrival
1 p.m. PT – Workout Begins
WHERE: Barry’s Gym
2664 S. Highland Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89109
FACTS: Porter vs. Brook is a 12-round fight for Porter’s IBF Welterweight
World Championship promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. In the co-main event, the WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Sakio Bika defends his belt in a rematch against Anthony Dirrell, and in the televised opener, Omar Figueroa defends his WBC Lightweight World Championship against Daniel Estrada. The event will take place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., and will air on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING (SHOWTIME 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) and will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary bouts will air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME (7 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
TICKETS: Tickets priced at $150, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and
services charges are on sale now and are available online atAXS.com, by phone at 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849) and at StubHub Center Box Office (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. PT to 6 p.m. PT). VIP Suites are available by calling 877-604-8777. For more information on group discounts or VIP packages, please call 877-234-8425.