*All Times Are Central* (as of 02/20/19)

 

Thursday, February 21

2:30 p.m.     FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE

Location: The Armory - The Generals Hall

500 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

2:30 p.m. - Media Arrival                                          

3:00 p.m. - Press Conference Begins

           

Friday, February 22

12:30 p.m.    OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN

Location: The Armory - The Generals Hall

12:30 p.m. Media Arrival

1:00 p.m. Weigh-In Begins

 

Saturday, February 23

5:00 p.m.              DOORS OPEN AT THE ARMORY

 

5:30 p.m.               FIRST FIGHT BEGINS

 

7:00 p.m.               FS2 PBC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS BEGIN

           

9:00 p.m.               PBC ON FS1 & FOX DEPORTES TELECAST BEGINS

 

CREDENTIAL DISTRIBUTION

Fight night credentials can be picked up on Saturday, February 23 from 4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. sharp at the Armory's West Side entrance, located at the loading dock ramp off of 5th Avenue South. Walk up the ramp to the Entry Door that will have signage regarding media credential pick-up. Proper personal photo identification (driver's license or passport) is required for credential pick-up.

 

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ABOUT DIRRELL VS. YILDIRIM

Dirrell vs. Yildirim will see former super middleweight world champion Anthony Dirrell face top contender Avni Yildirim for the vacant WBC Super Middleweight World Championship in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes on Saturday, February 23 from The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT and features welterweight championship contender Jamal James fighting in his hometown for a third straight time against Janer González in a special 10-round attraction in the co-feature.

 

Tickets for the event, which is promoted by Warriors Boxing and TGB Promotions, are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Armory at http://ArmoryMN.com/and through Ticketmaster.

 

Fans can live stream the fights on the FOX Sports app, available in English or Spanish through the FOX, FS1, FS2 or FOX Deportes feeds. The fights are available on desktop at FOXSports.com and through the app store, or connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One and Roku.

 

For more information: visit www.premierboxingchampions.com, http://www.foxsports.com/presspass/homepage and www.foxdeportes.com, follow on Twitter @PremierBoxing, @PBConFOX, @FOXSports, @FOXDeportes, @WarriorsBoxingProm, @TGBPromotions, and @Swanson_Comm or become a fan on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/PremierBoxingChampions, www.facebook.com/foxsports & www.facebook.com/foxdeportes.

 

CONTACTS: 

Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500, contact@swansonpr.com

Tim Smith, Premier Boxing Champions: timothy@haymonboxing.com

John Stouffer, FOX Sports: john.stouffer@fox.com

Benjamin Spencer, FOX Deportes: benjamin.spencer@fox.com

TGB Promotions: (818) 817-8001

Andre Courtemanche, Warriors Boxing: (954) 302-2462, bigmediabuzz@msn.com

Warriors Boxing: Leon@warriorsboxing.com

Rob Leer, The Armory: robbl@leercommunication.com

Media Credentials: www.swansonpr.com/credentials