TERENCE CRAWFORD and FELIX VERDEJO
TO MAKE THEIR 2016 DEBUTS
IN TITLE DEFENSES AT THE GARDEN!
Saturday, February 27, at Madison Square Garden
Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®
TODAY! FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Madison Square Garden – Chase Square at 11:30 A.M.
STREAMED LIVE AT NOON ET / 9 AM PT
NEW YORK (February 25, 2016) — It’s Fight Week !
Undefeated superstar champions TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD and FELIX “El Diamante” VERDEJO will make their 2016 debuts in title defenses,This Saturday! February 27, at the “Mecca of Boxing” — The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Crawford, the two-division world champion and 2014 Fighter of the Year will be defending his World Boxing Organization(WBO) junior welterweight world championship belt against Top-10 contender “Hammerin'” HANK LUNDY. Verdejo, the boxing gem of Puerto Rico, will be risking his WBO Latino lightweight title crown and his march to a world title shot when he rumbles with undefeated Brazilian buzz saw WILLIAM “Baby Face” SILVA. Both fights will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
These four warriors boast a combined record of 95-5-1 (60 KOs) — a winning percentage of 94% with close to 2/3 of their victories coming by way of knockout.