OMAHA, NEB. - Undefeated World Junior Welterweight Champion TERENCE "Bud" CRAWFORD and No. 1 contender JOHN MOLINA JR. will host a press conference This Thursday! November 10, in the upstairs convention center (rooms 210-212) of CenturyLink Center Omaha (455 North 10th St., Omaha, Neb. 68102), to announce their 12-round world title fight.
The news conference, which will be open to the public, will begin at Noon, with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. CT. Fans should enter the grand hallway doors and take the elevator or escalator to the second floor.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with TGB Promotions, the Crawford vs. Molina world championship event will take place on Saturday, December 10, at CenturyLink Center Omaha. The championship event will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 9:35 p.m. ET/PT.
Crawford (29-0, 20 KOs), of Omaha, Neb., already a two-division lineal world champion, has won four of his last six bouts by stoppage. The consensus Top-10 pound-for-pound fighter will be making his first defense as the unified World Boxing Organization (WBO) / World Boxing Council (WBC) / Ring magazine 140-pound world champion.
Molina Jr. (29-6, 23 KOs), a hard-hitting, high-pressure brawler from Covina, Calif., who challenged for a world title in 2012, returns to the ring from a career-best victory over former WBO junior welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov on June 11. He is currently world-rated No. 1 by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and No. 3 by the WBC and the WBO