PRESS CONFERENCE FOR WBA INTERIM SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
PAUL “THE PITTSBURGH KID” SPADAFORA vs. JOHAN “EL TERRIBLE” PEREZ
HISTORICAL CHAMPIONSHIP ATTEMPT TO TIE ROCKY MARCIANO'S RECORD 49TH WIN WITHOUT A DEFEAT
WHO: Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora, Pittsburgh native, undefeated former IBF World Boxing Champion
Johan “El Terrible” Perez, Caracas, Venezuela, WBA #1 World Rated
WHAT: Press Conference for Sat. night’s (11/30) World Title Fight @ Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort
WHEN: Wednesday November 27, 2013 3:00 P.M. EST.
WHERE: Latitude 40 (New Entertainment Complex in Robinson Twp.) 200 Quinn Drive,
Pittsburgh, PA 15275 (Proceed to the 2nd Floor, Latitude Live Theater. WiFi available.)
AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS: Paul Spadafora (& Trainer Tom Yankello)
Johan Perez (& Trainer Jorge Zerpa)
Roy Jones Jr. Presents Promoter Representatives
Other Professional Boxers on the 6 Bout Card
SYNOPSIS: Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora (http://www.thepghkid.com) was the first World Champion from Pittsburgh since Billy Conn in 1941 & currently carries the best record of any active boxer in the sport. After rock bottom hardships, starts & stops, & admitted mistakes outside of the ring, with the support of his fans & friends & his own perseverance to control his demons & lead a positive lifestyle, Paul began his quest to recapture glory in August of last year & has since won 3 bouts vs. top contenders that has climbed him back into position for another opportunity at the World Championship.
This historical event will occur on the evening of Saturday November 30, 2013 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort when Paul challenges #1 rated power punching Venezuelan Johan Perez of Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions for the WBA Interim World Championship. The bout will also represents a record tying attempt by Paul of the late great Rocky Marciano for his 49th victory without a defeat making this the biggest fight of all-time in the Tri-State area. The goal of this event is to enlighten, inspire & inform the public of the significance of the World Championship (vs. the top young hungry fighter) & history all on the line in attempt to fulfill one of the most riveting comeback stories in professional sports history & a spot in the International Boxing Hall-of-Fame.