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Alexis Rocha and Oscar de la Hoya Media Roundtable

 Alexis Rocha and Oscar de la Hoya Media Roundtable
Mandatory Credit: Golden Boy Promotions / Cris Esqueda
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 18, 2023) YouTube Theater in Inglewood, Calif. hosted an exclusive media roundtable with Santa Ana’s Alexis Rocha (21-1, 13 KOs) ahead of his NABO Welterweight title defense against Anthony “Juice” Young (24-2, 8 KOs). The 12-round main event fight will be the first boxing event at YouTube Theater on January 28. Doors to the venue will open at 3:00 p.m. PST, and the worldwide broadcast on DAZN begins at 5:00 p.m. PST/ 8:00 p.m. EST.Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya and Jason Gannon, managing director, SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park, discussed the intricacies of the venue and excitement leading up to its first boxing event.

ALEXIS “LEX” ROCHA, NABO WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION:“I’m super excited to be the main event again. After this fight, I feel like I will have the power to start calling out the big guys and demanding for the big fights.”“I feel privileged to headline the first-ever boxing event to be held at the YouTube Theater. It’s going to be a great night of boxing on DAZN and I hope that everyone can tune in.”

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF GOLDEN BOY:“2023 is a big year for Golden Boy and we have a huge slate of fights ready to go. YouTube Theater is such an intimate venue, and fans will feel the energy being so close to the ring.”“January 28 has an excellent slate of fights. From the opening fight to the main event, fans can expect fireworks.” 

JASON GANNON, MANAGING DIRECTOR, SOFI STADIUM AND HOLLYWOOD PARK:“Here at Hollywood Park and YouTube Theater, we couldn’t be more excited to host our first boxing match up on January 28.” “We think that this event will be an incredible part of the overall story here at YouTube Theater, hosting world-class fighters in partnership with Golden Boy.” ###Rocha vs. Young is a 12-round welterweight fight for the NABO Welterweight Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Hard Hitting Promotions. 

Schofield vs. Machado is a 10-round fight for the vacant WBA International Lightweight Title presented by Golden Boy in association with Davies Entertainment. The fight night will take place on Saturday, January 28, live from YouTube Theater in Inglewood, CA and will be broadcast on DAZN worldwide.For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com and www.DAZN.com. Follow on Twitter @GoldenBoyBoxing and @DAZNBoxing. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoldenBoy and https://www.facebook.com/DAZN.

Follow on Instagram @GoldenBoy and @DAZNBoxing. Follow the conversation using #RochaYoungMedia interested in credentials can apply at https://bit.ly/RochavsYoungCredentials. Media applications are due EOD January 20, 2023. Credential decisions will be sent by EOD January 23, 2023.

About YouTube TheaterYouTube Theater is a 6,000-seat performance venue located at Hollywood Park, a near 300-acre sports and entertainment destination in Inglewood Calif., being developed by Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke. The state-of-the-art theater is a 227,000 square foot, three-story indoor venue situated under the same roof canopy as SoFi Stadium and American Airlines Plaza. The venue can be configured to house three different crowd capacities, including intimate settings with minimum capacities of 3,400 and 4,400. Equipped with premium finishes throughout, the venue also offers guests both an interior and exterior balcony, luxury boxes, an industry room, and a private club with premium seats. Opened in August 2021, YouTube Theater is equipped to host a variety of events, including concerts, awards shows, esports competitions, community gatherings, conferences and more.

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