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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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‘The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo’ Press Tour Stop in Mexico City Draws Over 30,000 Fans

by on Jul.01, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Four Stops Left on Unprecedented 11-City, Nine-Day Tour

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, July 1, 2013 — “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” press tour continued on a beautiful summer Sunday in Mexico’s capital city where local police estimated that 32,000 excitable fans turned out at Monumento de los Niños Heroes to greet pound-for-pound boxing king Floyd Mayweather and national hero Canelo Alvarez.

Mexican television network Televisa covered the proceedings, which, like the previous six stops on this unprecedented press tour, was part press conference and part fan rally.

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‘The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo’ September 14 Mega-Fight Closed Circuit Telecast Tickets at Aria, Mandalay Bay, Mirage and Monte Carlo Go on Sale Today at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT

by on Jun.29, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Tickets For Viewing At New York-New York Go On Sale Monday, July 1 At 3:00 p.m. ET/Noon PT

Tickets For Telecast At MGM Grand On Sale Now
LAS VEGAS, NV, June 28, 2013 —  Tickets for closed circuit telecasts of “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo,” the September 14 mega-fight betweenFloyd “Money” Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez which will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, at ARIA, Mandalay Bay, Mirage and Monte Carlo go on sale today at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT. Tickets for the closed circuit telecast at New York-New York will go on sale on Monday, July 1 at 3:00 p.m. ET/Noon PT

General admission tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $100, not including handling fees, and will be available at each individual property’s box office outlets and also will be available for purchase by phone with a major credit card at 866-799-7711. Closed circuit ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. Tickets for closed circuit viewing also are available through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. (continue reading…)

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Home Sweet Home: “The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Press Tour Hit Mayweather’s Native Grand Rapids, Michigan on Wednesday

by on Jun.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, June 26, 2013 — Floyd “Money” Mayweather went home Wednesday and an estimated 2,000 enthusiastic fans, friends and family members were there to see the legendary fighter and his upcoming opponent, Canelo Alvarez, at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids, Mich.

The third stop of an unprecedented 11-city, two-country, nine-day media blitz to promote Mayweather’s eagerly anticipated Saturday, Sept. 14 showdown with Alvarez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena which will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV® had the look and feel of a state fair or carnival. There was a marching band, cotton candy, snow cones, and bouncy houses to play in. (continue reading…)

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“The One” Is Sold Out! Tickets for September 14 Mayweather vs. Canelo Mega-Fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sell Out in Less than 24 Hours

by on Jun.27, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Las Vegas Closed Circuit Tickets Go on Sale this Friday, June 28

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 26, 2013  – As soon as the September 14 showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez was announced, it became the biggest fight of 2013 and the hottest ticket in town. How hot? Less than 24 hours after going on sale on Tuesday, every ticket to the highly anticipated fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena was sold, confirming that when it comes to “THE ONE,” which will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV, the entire world will be watching.

In response to the rapid live gate sellout, Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions, Canelo Promotions and MGM Resorts International are pleased to announce that six MGM Resorts properties will host live closed circuit telecasts of “THE ONE.” Properties showcasing the event include ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo and New York-New York. (continue reading…)

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