Friday, November 3rd 2017

Jose Ramírez vs. Mike Reed Fight Week Media Schedule

            FRESNO, CALIF (November 3, 2017) — Fight week for the biggest boxing event in Fresno history begins next Wednesday!   Undefeated No. 3 world-rated contender JOSE RAMÍREZ.risks his upcoming world title shot against undefeated Top-10 contender  MIKE “Yes Indeed” REED in the main event of “Fight For Water,” a spectacular card benefiting the California Latino Water Coalition.  Local favorite and 2012 U.S. Olympian Ramírez (20-0, 15 KOs), from Avenal, Calif, and Reed (23-0, 12 KOs), from Waldorf, MD, will be battling for Ramírez’s World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas super lightweight.  The co-main event will feature top-rated contenders ARTUR BETERBIEV (11-0, 11 KOs), a Russian native who fights out of Montréal, Québec, Canada, and ENRICO KÖELLING (23-1, 6 KOs), of Berlin, Germany, battling for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight world title.  Beterbiev claims that former world light heavyweight champion Andre Ward retired to avoid Beterbiev’s mandatory title challenge.  Both fights will be televised live and exclusively at 10:30 p.m. ET on  ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream live on the ESPN App. 

* FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE *
(All Times are Pacific Standard Time)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
MEDIA WORKOUTS
Selma Auto Mall
2755 Auto Mall Drive
Selma, Calif. 93662
• 3:00 P.M. Andy Vences
• 3:15 P.M. Alex Saucedo
• 3:30 P.M. Enrico Köelling
• 3:45 P.M. Artur Beterbiev
• 4:00 P.M. Mike Reed
• 4:15 P.M. Jose Ramírez

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Maya Cinemas
3090 East Campu Pointer Drive
Fresno, Calif. 93710
• 2:00 P.M. Report Time
• 2:15 P.M. Press Conference Begins

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN
Dave and Buster’s Fresno
212 East River Park Circle
Fresno, Calif. 93720
• 1:30 P.M. Fighters Report
• 2:30 P.M. Fighters Step on the Scale

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
FIGHT DAY!
Save Mart Center at Fresno State
2650 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, Calif. 93710
• 4:30 P.M. Doors Open
• 5:00 P.M. First Fight. Entire Card Streams Live on ESPN App
• 7:30 P.M. ESPN and ESPN Deportes Telecast Begins

Promoted by Top Rank®, remaining tickets to this world championship event are priced at $150 (floor), $88, $58 and $33, plus applicable fees.  Tickets may be purchased at select Save Mart Supermarkets, online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 800 or at the Save Mart Center Box Office. For the Box Office hours go to savemartcenter.com.

Another sellout is expected on November 11.  The previous Top Rank events at the Save Mart Center, headlined by Ramírez, produced a sellout of 13,700 last December, and 13,100 in 2015.
One of the most prestigious arenas in America, ‘Venues Today,’ a leading industry publication, listed the Save Mart Center among its ‘Top Stops’ for venues in the 10,000 to 15,000 capacity category. The venue came in as the No. 1 ranked collegiate venue, No. 4 in the U.S. and No. 12 based on concert grosses. Save Mart Center was one of seven SMG-managed arenas to rank in the Top 10 in this size category.

For more information visit:  www.toprank.comwww.espn.com/boxing; Facebook facebook.com/trboxingfacebook.com/trboxeofacebook.com/espndeportes; Twitter twitter.com/trboxingtwitter.com/trboxeo@ESPN @ESPNBoxeo@ESPNDeportes.

Media Contacts:
TOP RANK
Lee Samuels: 702-378-1083 / Lee@toprank.com
Gardy Lopez: 787-246-3668 / GLopez@toprank.com
Rick Mirigian: 559-500-9224 /rmirigian@gmail.com
Fred Sternburg: 303-548-0707 / TooFred@aol.com
ESPN
Ardi Dwornik: 646-547-5612 / ardi.r.dwornik@espn.com
Santa Brito: 646-547-5602 / santa.brito@espn.com
MEDIA CREDENTIALS:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYSS2w5RcJAWUWwSWYjn0cenIjgV8-5tWT1QJ9MkIWCxyj3Q/viewform?c

 

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