James Kirkland vs. Marcos Hernandez Postponed – Premier Boxing Statement
STATEMENT REGARDING SATURDAY’S PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS EVENT IN MARYLAND
Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, this Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions event at MGM National Harbor in Maryland, headlined by James Kirkland vs. Marcos Hernandez and promoted by TGB Promotions, will be postponed until a later date.
“In the interest of public health and after reviewing the current information on COVID-19, we have decided the best course of action is to postpone Saturday’s event,” said Tom Brown, President of TGB Promotions. “We understand how disappointing this is to boxing fans and regret any inconvenience.”
All ticket orders will be refunded from your original point of purchase. If you have purchased online through Ticketmaster, all orders will be refunded automatically. If you have purchased with a credit card on property or over the phone with MGM Resorts, all orders will be refunded automatically.
Credit Cards – Orders purchased with a credit card will be refunded to the credit card used for purchase.
Third Party Purchases – Please reach out to your original point of purchase for information regarding your credit.
Please allow up to 30 days for this refund to reflect with your financial institution.
If you have any questions, please contact Ticketmaster’s Customer Service line at 1-800-653-8000.
MARYLAND APRIL 17 SHOW POSTPONED
Matchroom Boxing USA exploring options for Prograis and Hooker clash
Matchroom Boxing USA’s event at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on Friday April 17 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Former World Super-Lightweight champions Regis Prograis and Maurice Hooker were due to meet in Maryland along with undisputed World Welterweight champion Cecilia Brækhus defending her titles against Jessica McCaskill, while Croatian Heavyweight Filip Hrgović was set to take on Jerry Forrest and Olympic gold medal man Daniyar Yeleussinov had his sights set on former unified World champion Julius Indongo.
Matchroom Boxing USA is exploring alternative options around staging the event, including on a rescheduled date.
Fans should visit their point of sale for ticket refunds.
Statement: Dubois V Joyce Not In Jeopardy – April 11 O2 Arena Show Scheduled To Go Ahead As Planned
In light of press speculation regarding upcoming British boxing fights amid concerns over coronavirus, Queensberry Promotions wish to assure all fans looking forward to the Daniel Dubois v Joe Joyce event at the O2 next month that as matters currently stand it is NOT in jeopardy.
All major public gatherings, including this near sell out event, are in the hands of the relevant authorities which in this case is the British Boxing Board of Control and the Government.
The Government have clarified that all such events will go ahead at this time. Accordingly all parties involved in the event including the venue, broadcaster and of course the fighters are proceeding as normal. A spokesperson for the O2 said: “At this time, we understand that the fight is going ahead as planned and we continue to take advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England, as well as that of local government.
“The O2 remains fully open as usual and events scheduled at The O2 arena are currently going ahead. Should this change, we will communicate details to visitors and ticket holders as soon as possible.
We take the health and safety of our guests and employees very seriously and continue to monitor the threat of coronavirus globally with advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England, as well as that of local government.”
Of course, Queensberry prioritise the wellbeing of those attending or participating in the event and will constantly monitor the Government position and the health of the Boxers. Any update will be posted online through our official channels and any announcements from other sources should be disregarded.
In keeping with the stoic position of the Government today however we remain optimistic to present an incredible night of boxing to a packed 02 crowd and there are only a few tickets remaining.
Book With Confidence – Coronavirus (Covid-19)
London, UK (13 March 2020) Promoter Hennessy Sports are closely monitoring the situation surrounding the outbreak of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and will take any steps in line with Government guidance.
Hennessy Sports are proceeding with two forthcoming events:
Saturday 28th March at the Coventry Skydome headlined by Shakan Pitters versus Chad Sugden for the British Light-Heavyweight Championship
Saturday 25th April at the National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, headline by Samir Ziani versus Alex Dilmaghani for the European Super-Featherweight Championship
Tickets remain on sale for both events, but should sporting events be postponed or cancelled due to Government advice, then tickets can be transferred to the new date or refunds will be available from the original point of purchase.
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