Julius Jackson vs. Jose Uzcategui on October 6th on PBC on Fox Deportes
SAN ANTONIO (September 10, 2015) – Undefeated power-puncher Julius “The Chef” Jackson (19-0, 15 KOs) squares off against the exciting Jose “Bolivita” Uzcategui (23-1, 19 KOs) in an 12-round super middleweight clash that headlines Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and FOX Deportes Tuesday, October 6 from The Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas with televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
“With my father (former middleweight champion Julian Jackson) being who he is, my dream has always been to reach this level and then surpass this level,” said Jackson. “I’m working extremely hard for this opportunity and I’m ready for my shot.”
“I’m so excited for an opportunity to fight in the U.S. again and I plan on making the most of it,” said Uzcategui. “I will leave everything in the ring and give the fans a great show in San Antonio.”
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Leija Battah Promotions, are priced at $282 table of four Seats, $109, $71, $38, and $22 including all fees (w/out fees $260, $100, $65, $35, $20), and are on sale now. To purchase tickets call Leija Battah Promotions at (210) 979-3302.
The son of famous power-puncher Julian “The Hawk” Jackson, the 28-year-old and his brother John were both 2008 Olympians for their native Virgin Islands. As a pro, Jackson fought primarily in the Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic and South America before making his pro debut in December of 2014. He owns victories over Jonathan Nelson, Nicolas Dario Lopez and Crispulo Javier Andino. He enters this fight on a nine-fight knockout streak.
Born in Venezuela, Uzcategui now fights out of Baja California, Mexico. The hard-hitter made a name for himself fighting in Mexico and knocking out seven of his first eight opponents. The 24-year-old will fight in the U.S. for a second time on October 6 and picked up his most recent victory in February by knocking out Daniel Eduardo Yocupicio in the first round.
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER BOXING FANS WILL BE ABLE TO STREAM A SHOWTIME PPV® FIGHT ACROSS MULTIPLE DEVICES VIA CBS.COM/FIGHT
NEW YORK – September 10, 2015 – For the first time ever, fans will be able to watch a SHOWTIME PPV boxing event on their computers and mobile devices via cbs.com/fight, as Floyd Mayweather puts his undefeated record on the line, in what Mayweather says will be his final fight, against two-time world champion Andre Berto this Saturday (8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT).
CBS Interactive Advanced Media will stream the pay-per-view event to U.S.-based users at cbs.com/fight for $64.99. The purchase includes access to additional fight week events streamed live at cbs.com/fight:
Weigh-in Live – Fri., 9/11, 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
Countdown Live – Sat., 9/12, 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
The four fight pay-per-view telecast – Sat., 9/12, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
In addition to the main event, the live stream will also feature three undercard fights. Roman “Rocky” Martinez will risk his WBO Junior Lightweight title in a rematch of a Fight of the Year candidate against the boxer he dethroned, four-time world champion Orlando “Siri” Salido. In addition, Badou Jack “The Ripper” will make the first defense of his WBC Super Middleweight World title against mandatory challenger “Saint” George Groves, and Mexico’s Jhonny Gonzalez will face Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Oquendo in a 10-round super featherweight bout.
With the pay-per-view purchase of the fight online, U.S.-based users will also receive a three month free trial of CBS All Access, the subscription video on demand and live streaming service for the CBS Television Network. For more information on CBS All Access, visit cbs.com/allaccess.
Mayweather vs. Berto, a 12-round welterweight world championship bout for Mayweather’s WBC and WBA 147-pound titles, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, LLC and sponsored by Tecate. The event will take place Saturday, September 12 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV.
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