By: Kirk Jackson
Boxing legend Felix “Tito” Trinidad joined WBA Welterweight World Champion Yordenis Ugás for a virtual press conference, as the fighters discussed their journeys to boxing glory and previewed Ugás’ upcoming welterweight championship unification clash against WBC and IBF champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr.
The highly anticipated unification takes place Saturday, April 16 live on SHOWTIME PPV from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The virtual conversation was hosted by SHOWTIME Boxing analyst and former world champion Raúl “El Diamante” Márquez.
Questions from The Scope Network:
Video footage courtesy of Premier Boxing Champions, SHOWTIME and Fighthype.com.
Ugas shared his admiration for the boxing legend, while Trinidad displayed mutual respect for Ugas and even provided a few tips for the Cuban to be successful in his clash with the American.
Full conversation listed below:
Video footage courtesy of Premier Boxing Champions, SHOWTIME and Fight Hub.
Errol Spence Jr. vs. Yordenis Ugas
Spence vs. Ugas features the WBC and IBF world champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. and WBA world champion Yordenis Ugas battling in a welterweight title unification, that headlines a SHOWTIME PPV on Saturday, April 16 from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in a Premier Boxing Champions event.
The pay-per-view telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features exciting lightweight contender Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz taking on veteran former world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa in the 10-round co-main event.
The lineup also includes unbeaten Jose Valenzuela battling former world champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas in a 10-round lightweight fight, plus unbeaten Cody Crowley faces veteran contender Josesito Lopez in a 10-round duel of all-action welterweights that kicks off the telecast.
Tickets for the April 16 live event at AT&T Stadium, which is promoted by TGB Promotions and Man Down Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased at SeatGeek.com, the Official Ticketing Provider of AT&T Stadium.