OF HIS MAY 18 SHOWDOWN AGAINST LUCAS MATTHYSSE AT
BOARDWLK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY
WHICH WILL BE TELEVISED LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
LIGHTWEIGHT CONTENDER ANTHONY PETERSON ALSO SET TO
WORK OUT FOR MEDIA AHEAD OF HIS MAY 18 BOUT
THURSDAY, MAY 9 AT 12:00 P.M. ET
WHO: LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion ANTHONY PETERSON, Lightweight Contender
WHAT: IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson will hold a Washington, DC media workout in preparation for his May 18 bout against Lucas Matthysse at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey which will be televised live on SHOWTIME® . Also working out for the media will be Lamont’s younger brother, lightweight contender Anthony Peterson, who will also fight on May 18 in Atlantic City.
Bald Eagle Boxing Annex Headbangers Boxing Gym
100 Joliet Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20023
WHEN: Thursday, May 9 at 12:00 p.m. ET
FACTS: Peterson vs. Matthysse, a 12-round 141 pound catch-weight fight, will take place Saturday, May 18 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City, Corona and AT&T and will be televised live on SHOWTIME® at 9:15 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) immediately following ALL ACCESS: MAYWEATHER vs. GUERRERO Epilogue which will air at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
In the co-main event, IBF Welterweight World Champion Devon Alexander defends his title against IBF number four rated welterweight contender Lee Purdy.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® is available in Spanish on secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary fights will air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME® at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Tickets priced at $250, $125, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes and service charges, are available for purchase at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Ramiro Gonzalez/Monica Sears, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner, Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500
Andre Johnson, Headbangers Promotions/Peterson: (202) 486-8072
Anthony Leaver, Matchroom Boxing/Purdy: +44 7813 845144
Katie Dougherty, Caesars Entertainment – Atlantic City: (609) 343-2649
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Annie Van Tornhout, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Nicole Chayet, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
John Beyrooty/Matt Donovan, BZA/SHOWTIME: (562) 233-7477/ (818) 462-5613
Media Credentials: www.magnamedia.com