*BROOKLYN* (August 29, 2018) – Brooklyn’s *Chris Colbert* returns to the
ring in his hometown to take on once-beaten *Sulaiman Segawa *in an
eight-round featherweight match as he looks to continue his rise up the
ladder in the talent-laden 126-pound division. The loaded card is presented
by Premier Boxing Champions on Saturday, September 8 from Barclays Center,
the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.
Undercard attractions are part of a show that is headlined by elite
welterweight star Danny* Garcia* and *Shawn Porter* battling for the WBC
title in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m.
PT). The telecast also features a welterweight title eliminator
Ugas *and *Cesar Barrionuevo *and heavyweight action that pits unbeaten
Polish slugger *Adam Kownacki *against former heavyweight champion *Charles
Streaming coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP
BOXING COUNTDOWN as five-division world champion *Amanda Serrano* attempts
to win a world title in her record sixth weight class when she faces Yamila
Esther Reynoso for the WBO 140-pound title.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and DiBella
Entertainment, in association with DSG Promotions, start at $50 and are on
sale now. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, barclayscenter.com,
or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American
Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by
*Colbert *(8-0, 3 KOs) is coming off a stoppage victory over previously
unbeaten Austin Dulay in April and will fight at Barclays Center for the
third time on September 8. The 21-year-old southpaw from Brooklyn is one of
the most decorated amateurs to come out of New York in recent years and he
has gained esteem by showing off his incredible speed and technique so far
in his pro career. In his last fight at Barclays Center, Colbert scored a
unanimous decision over then undefeated Titus Williams last November, in
addition to making his pro debut at the arena in 2015. He will be opposed
by *Segawa *(11-1, 4 KOs), who fights out of Silver Spring, Maryland by way
of Uganda. The 27-year-old most recently stopped previously unbeaten Hector
Lopez in May.
In other undercard action two of Mayweather Promotions’ hot unbeaten
prospects do battle in separate attractions as Brooklyn’s *Richardson
Hitchins* (5-0, 3 KOs) meets Mexico’s *Cesar Valenzuela* (7-2, 2 KOs) in an
eight-round super lightweight match and*Dylan Price* (6-0, 5 KOs) takes on
Rwanda’s *Mulapi Enjani* (3-5-2, 1 KOs) in a six-round flyweight bout.
Wilder* (1-0, 1 KO), the brother of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay
Wilder, will battle *Ryan Williams *(0-1) in a four-round cruiserweight
match,*Brandon Quarles* (19-4-1, 10 KOs) battles *Marcus Willis* (18-5-2, 5
KOs) in an eight-round junior middleweight matchup and Brooklyn super
welterweight prospect *Chordale Booker* (10-0, 5 KOs) puts his unbeaten
record on the line against hard-hitting Minneapolis-native *Ve Shawn
9 KOs) in an eight-round match.
Plus, undefeated lightweight prospect from Philadelphia *Jeffrey Torres* (4-0,
2 KOs) clashes with Mexico’s *Emmanuel Valadez* (5-5, 4 KOs) in a six-round
bout, *Ricky Lopez*(19-4, 6 KOs) takes on *Ramsey Luna* (14-5, 6 KOs) in an
eight round featherweight fight, and *Clayton Laurent, Jr.* (1-0, 1 KO), a
2016 Olympian from the U.S. Virgin Islands and the stepson of former junior
middleweight and middleweight world champion Julian Jackson, takes on *Sherman
Artis, *Jr. (3-2) in a four-round heavyweight attraction.