SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE WARD AND #1 WORLD CONTENDER EDWIN RODRIGUEZ TO HOLD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE AS THEY PREPARE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN AT THE CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 AT 11:30 A.M. PT
MAIN LOBBY ATRIUM
CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA
ANDRE WARD vs EDWIN RODRIGUEZ
TRAINERS, UNDERCARD BOXERS
Andre Ward and Edwin Rodriguez will hold their final press conference prior to their World Championship this Saturday.
Thursday, November 14th at 11:30 AM PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena
4000 E Ontario Center Parkway
Main Lobby Atrium
2004 U.S. Olympic gold medalist and WBA and Ring Magazine World Super Middleweight Champion Andre “S.O.G.” Ward makes his highly anticipated return to the ring defending his title against Edwin Rodriguez on Saturday, November 16 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA.Following slightly more than a year’s absence from the ring due to injury, Bay Area hero, Ward (26-0, 13 KOs) will put his world titles on the line against the undefeated Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KOs) in a scheduled 12-round World Championship main event, which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
The event is promoted by Goossen Tutor Promotions in association with S.O.G. Promotions. The Ward-Rodriguez bout is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment. Sponsored by Toyota, Morongo Casino & Resort and the City of Ontario. Simply and appropriately billed as “The Return,” Ward (26-0, 13 KOs) will risk his title against the undefeated Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KOs) in the scheduled 12-round World Championship main event which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
For more information on Goossen Tutor Promotions, including exclusive behind-the-scenes videos and photos, visit www.goossentutor.com. For more information on DiBella Entertainment visit www.dbe1.com. Follow HBO Boxing news at www.hbo.com/boxing, on Facebook www.facebook.com/hboboxing and on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/hboboxing. Join the conversation by using the Hashtag #WardRodriguez on Twitter.
Citizens Business Bank Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by AEG Facilities, includes 9,500 fixed seats with additional “portable” seating risers to accommodate capacities of 11,089 for concerts, 9,736 for ice hockey and 10,832 for basketball. The Arena is home to Ontario Reign, an ECHL Premier AA Hockey Team. The venue is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.1 million people. It is located in the City of Ontario, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the I-10 Freeway
In case you missed it, the first press conference for this fight: