Tomorrow night, promoter Dmitriy Salita’s Star of David Promotions will feature a card at the Paramount Events Center at the Paramount Theatre on the campus of Long Island University in Downtown Brooklyn.
Promoter Lou DiBella, middleweight standout Daniel Jacobs and other New York City-area fighters on the undercard of the “Premier Boxing Champions” show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 11 mingled with the media at a Monday press luncheon. All were excited about NBC’s involvement with the PBC series.
Despite claims of wanting to do battle in Brooklyn, Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch with Marcos Maidana will see Las Vegas as its host city on Sept. 13.
Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark further shares his thoughts on boxing at Barclays and what makes his organization unique.
Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark didn’t land Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s May 3 defense against Marco Maidana, despite what he called the “most unprecedented offer that’s ever been made outside of Las Vegas,” but said the “offer is still there for him to call Barclays Center home.”
Boxing will play a very important role in filling Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, starting with Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing quadrupleheader topped by Danny Garcia-Erik Morales II, according to Barclays-Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark.