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Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather & Canelo Alvarez Kick Off Fight Week in Grand Fashion for “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo”

by on Sep.11, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

“He’s not the future.” – Floyd Mayweather

“I’m not intimated by all of this. This is my time.” – Canelo Alvarez

Saturday, Sept. 14, LIVE on SHOWTIME PPV® From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 10, 2013 — Eight-time, five-division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion and Mexican Superstar Canelo Alvarez kicked off fight week for “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO” as the two superstars arrived in grand fashion in front of approximately 2,000 screaming fans on Tuesday at the MGM Grand Hotel Lobby.

Canelo’s WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championships and Mayweather’s WBA Super Welterweight Super World Championship will be at stake this Saturday on SHOWTIME PPV in the most significant boxing showdown in recent memory. (continue reading…)

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Canelo Alvarez Media Conference Call Transcript

by on Sep.07, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Kelly Swanson
Thanks for joining us today. Now that Labor Day has passed, I think there’s only one thing on everybody’s mind and that is “THE ONE: Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez,” taking place Saturday, September 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV. Today, we’re hosting a conference call with Canelo Alvarez himself and to make that introduction, I’m going to go ahead and turn it over to Oscar De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions.

Oscar De La Hoya
Thank you, Kelly. Yes, we’re getting very close, our nerves are getting a bit rattled and we feel “THE ONE” is going to break all records. All of the indications that we are receiving are showing us that “THE ONE” will be the one. We have a great card from top to bottom. It’s going to be very exciting all week. Fight fans can look forward to Thursday night fights on Fox Sports 2 with Shawn Porter against Julio Diaz kicking off the fight weekend, so these are exciting times for boxing all because our two participants [Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez] agreed to step inside the ring September 14. (continue reading…)

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SHOWTIME SPORTS® Takes Viewers into the Lives of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Canelo Alvarez with ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo

by on Aug.15, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Four-Part Series Premieres Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME®

NEW YORK, August 15, 2013 — SHOWTIME Sports will offer the latest chapter of its award winning original documentary series ALL ACCESS in advance of the boxing event of the year – “THE ONE:Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez”. ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo will take viewers into the dramatic and often unpredictable lives of the two superstars at the epicenter of one of the biggest sporting events of the year. The series premieres Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME, preceding the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING event headlined by Abner Mares vs. Jhonny Gonzalez.

“THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo,” a four-fight SHOWTIME PPV® event, will take place Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (continue reading…)

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‘The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo’ Press Tour Stop in Los Angeles Attracts 10,000 Fans

by on Jul.04, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

It’s a Pro-Canelo Crowd On Final Stop of Nine-Day, 10-City Press Journey

Boxers Prepare to Get to Work For Their Record-Breaking Saturday, Sept. 14 Fight, Live on SHOWTIME PPV® From The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 3, 2013 — “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO” press tour came to a spectacular conclusion Tuesday night before 10,000 energetic and enthusiastic fans at Nokia Plaza at L.A. LIVE.

Tempers didn’t exactly flare between Floyd Mayweather, Canelo Alvarez and their camps during the lively festivities that included loud music, a mariachi band and colorful streamers shot into the air, but, for the first time during the enormously successful nine-day, 10-city tour, the respective teams were less than completely complimentary of each other on stage. (continue reading…)

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‘The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo’ Media Tour Hits Houston and San Antonio

by on Jul.03, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

In San Antonio, Mayweather Hints at Fighting More Than Five More Times; Canelo Says He Will Not Be Intimidated

DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS, July 2, 2013 — Fans remained the biggest winners as “THE ONE: MAYWEAHTER VS. CANELO” press tour continued Monday with two stops in Texas.

In Houston, a couple hundred fans began lining up at 3:00 a.m. for a press conference that started at 1:00 p.m. By the time the press conference officially commenced at Union Station At Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, an overflow crowd of over 1,000 fans had filled the stadium’s grand lobby to beyond capacity. (continue reading…)

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