LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (March 12, 2013) -- Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY, JR. (29-0, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., top-rated contender RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV (22-1, 15 KOs), of Russia, and their respective trainers, Hall of Famer World-Famous FREDDIE ROACH and JOEL DIAZ, will host the Final News Conference Luncheon for their world welterweight title showdown, Tomorrow! Wednesday, March 13, at The Conga Room at L.A. Live (800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. 90015). Luncheon will be served at Noon PT, with the news conference beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT.
Joining Bradley and Provodnikov at the news conference will be undefeated welterweight contenders JESSIE VARGAS (21-0, 9 KOs), of Las Vegas, Nev., WALE "Lucky Boy" OMOTOSO (23-0, 19 KOs), of Hollywood, Calif., former two-time Méxican Olympian ÓSCAR VALDEZ (3-0, 2 KOs), and promoters BOB ARUM & TODD DUBOEF and ART PELULLO, of Top Rank and Banner Promotions, respectively.
The BRADLEY-PROVODNIKOV WBO welterweight championship and the Vargas-Omotoso World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas welterweight title fight headline a spectacular world championship event, under the stars, at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., Saturday, March 16. Both fights will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. Valdez will highlight the undercard in a six-round featherweight bout against Jose Morales (6-4, 1 KO), from Denver.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Banner Promotions and Tecate, remaining tickets, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased online at AXS.com or by phone at 888-929-7849 as well as The Home Depot Center Box Office (open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Suites are available by calling 1-877-604-8777. For information of group discounts, please call 1-877-234-8425.
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