Undefeated superstar champions TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD and FELIX “El Diamante” VERDEJO, and Top-10 contender “Hammerin'” HANK LUNDY will host a New York press conference Tomorrow! Tuesday, January 12, at Chase Square in Madison Square Garden. Media may report at 11:30 a.m., with the press conference beginning at Noon ET. Crawford, Verdejo, Lundy, their teams and Todd duBoef, president of Top Rank will be available for one on one interviews.
Crawford (27-0, 19 KOs), of Omaha, the 2014 Fighter of the Year and a two-division world champion, will be defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight world title against Top-10 contender Lundy (26-5-1, 13 KOs), of Philadelphia, PA. Verdejo (19-0, 14 KOs), of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will be risking his WBO Latino lightweight title, Top-Five world ranking and his impending world title shot when he takes on William Silva (23-0, 14 KOs), of São Paulo, Brasil, in a battle of undefeated contenders.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, Classic Entertainment & Sports (CES), Diamante Promotions and Madison Square Garden, the Crawford/Verdejo championship doubleheader will take place on Saturday, February 27 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Both fights will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
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