CANELO ALVAREZ AND ALFREDO ANGULO TO HOST LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE TO OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCE THEIR UPCOMING MEGA-FIGHT “TOE TO TOE” TAKING PLACE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 8 AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®
Pay-Per-View Televised Undercard Fighters Leo Santa Cruz, Cristian Mijares And Ricardo Alvarez To Attend
JANUARY 21 AT 12:00 PT
LOS ANGELES CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY – OUTDOOR PLAZA/
CAFE PINOT RESTAURANT
**OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**
WHO: CANELO ALVAREZ, Former Super Welterweight World Champion
ALFREDO ANGULO,Former WBO Interim Junior Middleweight World Champion
LEO SANTA CRUZ, Two-Division World Champion
CRISTIAN MIJARES, Former World Champion
RICARDO ALVAREZ, Top Lightweight Contender
RICHARD SCHAEFER, CEO, Golden Boy Promotions
STEPHEN ESPINOZA, Executive Vice President & General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports
WHAT: Former Super Welterweight World Champion and Mexican super star
Canelo Alvarez and Former WBO Interim Junior Middleweight World ChampionAlfredo “El Perro” Angulo will host a Los Angeles press conference to officially announce their upcoming mega-fight taking place on Saturday, March 8 live onSHOWTIME PPV® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Leo Santa Cruz, Cristian Mijares and Ricardo Alvarez also to attend, as they announce their respective bouts on the “TOE TO TOE” pay-per-view undercard.
Please note: Alfredo Angulo will be getting a special haircut during the press conference and will be donating his hair to the cancer charity Locks of Love.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 21
1:00 p.m. PT – Press Conference Begins
WHERE: Los Angeles Central Public Library – Outdoor Plaza
Cafe Pinot Restaurant
400 S. Hope Street Los Angeles, CA 90071 (corner of Hope and Flower)
*Followed by press conference at Library Outdoor Plaza
PARKING: Westlawn Garage
Entrance on Flower St. between 5th and 6th St.
(Underground Lot at Los Angeles Central Public Library)
FACTS: “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo,”a 12-round super welterweight fight taking
place Saturday, March 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. Carlos Molina vs. Jermall Charlo is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Warriors Boxing. This event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).
TICKETS: Tickets are on sale now and are priced at $600, $400, $200, $100, $50 and $25,
not including applicable service charges and taxes, with a total ticket limit of 10 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.