TERENCE CRAWFORD vs. YURIORKIS GAMBOA
WORLD LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Today!Thursday, June 26 at 2 P.M. CT
CenturyLink Center Omaha
Streamed Live via www.toprank.tv
3 P.M. ET / Noon PT
OMAHA, NEB. (June 26, 2014) -- The Final Press Conference for World Championship Boxing's return to Omaha for the first time in 42 years, between undefeated world champions TERENCE CRAWFORD , the Pride of Omaha, and Cuban sensation YURIORKIS GAMBOA, will take place Today!Thursday, June 26, in Grand Ballroom A at the the CenturyLink Center in Omaha (455 North 10th St., Omaha, Neb. 68102). Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with the press conference beginning at 2:00 p.m. CT. The press conference will be streamedlive via www.toprank.tv , beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET / Noon PT.
Both champions, who boast identical 23-0 (16 KOs) professional ring records, will be battling for Crawford’s newly-won World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight title, Saturday, June 28, at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.. This will be the first world championship fight Omaha has hosted since Joe Frazier successfully defended his heavyweight title against Nebraska’s-own Ron Stander on May 25, 1972. It will also be a professional homecoming for Crawford, who has not fought in his home state since 2011. The fight will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, in its first-ever visit to Omaha, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will open with undefeated Top-Five contenders MATT KOROBOV and JOSE UZCATEGUI battling in a 10-round rumble for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title.
This exciting all-action doubleheader features four undefeated gladiators with a combined record of 91-0, 63 KOs.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with SMS Promotions , PS4 andTecate , remaining tickets to Crawford vs. Gamboa, priced at $27, $52 and $102, can be purchased at the CenturyLink Center Omaha box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. To charge-by-phone call 800-745-3000 . To order online, visit Ticketmaster.com .