FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE AT TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO
*All Times Are Eastern*
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18 at 12:30 p.m.
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN VIDEO BELOW
Location: Convention Center: Seneca, Onondaga and Cayuga Rooms at Turning Stone Resort Casino
1:00 p.m. – Weigh-in Begins
Friday December 18, 2015– A full night of action awaits fans at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York on Saturday, December 19 as heavyweight world title contender Bryant “Bye-Bye” Jennings (19-1, 10 KOs) and undefeated Cuban star Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (23-0, 20 KOs) battle for the WBA interim Heavyweight World Title live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. The bout is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Gray Shaw Productions.
Yuriorkis Gamboa (24-1, 17 KOs) of Miami, returns to the ring as he squares off against Hylon Williams Jr. (16-1-1, 3 KOs) of Houston, in a 10-round lightweight bout on HBO Latino Boxingbeginning at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT (tape delay). Gamboa vs. Williams Jr. is presented in association with SMS Promotions.
Featured in untelevised bouts will be unbeaten super middleweight D’Mitrius Ballard (10-0, 7 KOs) from Washington D.C., taking on Brazilian seasoned fighter Fabiano “Pit Bull” Pena (11-3-1, 8 KOs) in a six to eight round brawl and an all-Puerto Rico 10-round clash between Manati’s Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (28-5-1, 26 KOs) and Bayamon’s Steven Martinez (15-2, 12 KOs).
Live Stream: Jennings vs. Ortiz Official Weigh-In:
Jennings vs. Ortiz is a 12-round heavyweight bout fight for the WBA Interim Heavyweight Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Gary Shaw Productions and is sponsored by Corona, Mexico – Live It to Believe It! and Carmelita Chorizo. Walters vs. Sosa is a 10-round junior lightweight bout presented by Top Rank in association with Peltz Boxing Promotions and Warriors Boxing Promotions. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. ET and first fight begins at 6:05 p.m. ET, and the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast begins live at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.
Gonzalez vs. Shabranskyy, is a 10-round light heavyweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Star Boxing. The HBO Latino Boxing telecast begins at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT (tape delay).
Host of the event, the Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino continues to distinguish itself as a premier destination for blockbuster boxing matches. The December 19 fight will mark Turning Stone Resort Casino’s 16th nationally-televised boxing event in three years, cementing the resort as a mecca for knockout televised fights. Located in Upstate New York, the destination resort offers world-class entertainment and gaming, award-winning accommodations, a diverse mix of restaurants, two luxury spas and several nightlife options.