At the press conference to announce this explosive world title tilt, WBA Welterweight World Champion Paulie Malignaggi and undefeated, two-division World Champion Adrien Broner promised an emotionally charged affair when the excitable and vocal pair finally meet in the ring on Saturday, June 22 in Malignaggi’s backyard at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Don’t miss the next edition of Brooklyn Boxing powered by Golden Boy Promotions live on SHOWTIME (9p ET/6p PT).
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Malignaggi vs. Broner, a 12-round fight for Malignaggi’s WBA Welterweight World Championship will take place Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, supported by Golden Boy Promotions’ sponsors Corona and AT&T. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast airs live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP). In the co-featured bout, Johnathon Banks will look to repeat his 2012 upset win over Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell as he defends his NABO and WBC International Heavyweight titles in a 12-round fightpresented in association with K2 Promotions. Preliminary fights will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 7 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Tickets priced at $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, are on sale now and are available for purchase atwww.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, by calling 800-745-3000 and at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. For group tickets, please call 800-GROUP-BK.