Fans Invited to All Crawford vs Jean Fight Week Activities Next Week
OMAHA, NEB. (October 16, 2015) — Fight Week begins This Monday and all the activities will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Undefeated two-division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Year, TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD (26-0, 18 KOs), Omaha’s favorite son, is eight days away from his homecoming defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight title against one-time world title challenger and current No. 6 world-rated contender, DIERRY “Dougy Style” JEAN (29-1, 20 KOs), a native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, who now fights out of Montréal, Québec, Canada. Crawford vs. Jean takes place Next Saturday! October 24, at CenturyLink Center Omaha (455 North 10th St., Omaha, Neb. 68102). The championship event will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The two warriors boast a near-perfect combined record of 55-1 (38 KOs) — a winning ratio of 98% with nearly 70% of those victories coming by way of knockout.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Tecate, remaining reserved seat tickets to the Crawford vs. Jean world championship event, priced at $27, $52, $77 and $127, are available at the CenturyLink Center Omaha box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. To charge-by-phone call (800) 745-3000. To order online, visit ticketmaster.com.
FIGHT WEEK SCHEDULE
(All Times Are Central Daylight Time)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
MEDIA / PUBLIC WORKOUTS (Fighters interviews before each workout)
B&B Boxing Academy
3034 Sprague St.
Omaha, NE 68111
· 1:00 P.M. Dierry Jean
· 2:00 P.M. Terence Crawford
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
CenturyLink Center Omaha – Exhibit Hall A (On the lower level)
455 North 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
· 11:00 A.M. Doors Open.
· Noon Press Conference Begins. All participants will be available
for one-on-one interviews.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23
CenturyLink Center Omaha – Exhibit Hall A
· Noon Doors for public and media open. Fighters report.
· 1:00 P.M. Fighters step on the scale.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24
CenturyLink Center Omaha
· 5:00 P.M. Media Credential Pickup Opens. Closes at 8:00 P.M.
Media may park in Lot A and enter through
Press/Employee Entrance. Approved media will be on
· 6:00 P.M. Doors open.
· 6:30 P.M. First fight.
· 8:30 P.M. HBO telecast begins