Wednesday, July 20th 2022

The Homecoming: Shakur Stevenson Newark Press Conference MONDAY @ Prudential Center

Unified junior lightweight world champion Stevenson will formally announce his upcoming title defense

Who: WBO/WBC junior lightweight world champion Shakur Stevenson and several of the undercard fighters. More information to come on the undercard participants later this week.

What: Stevenson, a native of Newark, N.J., returns home to formally announce his upcoming ESPN-televised title defense at Prudential Center against Brazilian contender Robson Conceição.

Many special guests are scheduled to appear, including Seton Hall Men’s Basketball Head Coach Shaheen Holloway, New Jersey Devils defenseman Dougie Hamilton, and Ras J. Baraka, the 40th Mayor of the City of Newark.

Where: Prudential Center (Newark, N.J.).

All media must apply for the press conference via the Top Rank credential portal: CLICK HERE for the link.

When: Monday, July 25

11:30 a.m. — Media Arrival
12 p.m. — Fighters available for 1-1 interviews
1 p.m. — Press conference begins

Media Arrival: Media arriving from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. must enter through the Grammy Museum entrance (165 Mulberry Street). Parking details will be provided to approved media.

All media arriving after 12:30 p.m. must enter through the Bank Tower.