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Photos: Julian Williams, Jeison Rosario - Face To Face in Philly

Unified 154-pound champion and Philadelphia-native Julian "J-Rock" Williams and hard-hitting contender Jeison Rosario went face to face at a press conference Tuesday as they previewed their showdown that headlines FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, January 18 from Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. (photos by Stephanie Trapp)

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Williams will make a homecoming defense of his WBA and IBF titles after taking the belts from Jarrett Hurd in their May battle that is a frontrunner for 2019 Fight of the Year. It is Williams first fight in front of his hometown crowd since 2011, while the Dominican Republic's Rosario brings an eight-bout winning streak into his first world title fight.

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The broadcast begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and will also feature undefeated rising star Chris "Prime Time" Colbert taking on former champion Jezreel Corrales for the Interim WBA Super Featherweight Title as the co-main event.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Bronx2245 on 12-04-2019

Salute to J-Rock! Big Up to Chris Colbert! Philly, Brooklyn, Stand Up! Let's get this work! Should've put Jaron "Boots" Ennis on the card!

Comment by royjonesjrKTFO on 12-04-2019

[QUOTE=uppercut510;20227580]lol hurd ran off, war j rock[/QUOTE] Lol! He did. I've been laughing about it for awhile. Hurd has been silent. The only thing I hear is that he's planning on fighting someone else. I forgot whom. The weight bully…

Comment by uppercut510 on 12-03-2019

lol hurd ran off, war j rock

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