BERNARD HOPKINS AND SERGEY KOVALEV TO HOST PHILADELPHIA MEDIA ROUNDTABLE TO OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE THEIR NOV. 8
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT UNIFICATION BOUT
THE LIACOURAS CENTER
TUESDAY, SEPT. 2 AT 10 A.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
Philadelphia media roundtable 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
9:30 a.m. ET – Media Arrival
10 a.m. ET – Roundtable Begins
WHERE: The Liacouras Center – Fox Gittis Room
1776 North Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19121
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.