CANELO ALVAREZ AND ERISLANDY LARA TO HIT THE ROAD ON
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOUR-CITY PRESS TOUR TO ANNOUNCE SATURDAY, JULY 12 SHOWTIME PPV® SHOWDOWN AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS
PRESS TOUR TO STOP IN LOS ANGELES, SAN ANTONIO,
NEW YORK CITY AND PUERTO RICO
TUESDAY, MAY 6 – FRIDAY, MAY 9
WHO: CANELO ALVAREZ, Former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion
ERISLANDY LARA, WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion
CHEPO REYNOSO, Canelo Alvarez’s Trainer
RONNIE SHIELDS, Erislandy Lara’s Trainer
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions
WHAT: Mexican superstar and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo
Alvarez and Cuban sensation and WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara will hit the road for a four-city press tour to announce their July 12 mega-bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV®.
WHERE: LOS ANGELES – Tuesday, May 6
El Pueblo Historical Monument – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
424 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
12 p.m. PT – Media Arrival/Luncheon
1 p.m. PT – Press Conference Begins
SAN ANTONIO – Wednesday, May 7
Downtown Historic Market Square – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
514 West Commerce Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
11:40 a.m. CT – Media Arrival/Luncheon
1 p.m. CT – Press Conference Begins
NEW YORK CITY – Thursday, May 8
Hard Rock Times Square – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
1501 Broadway (Between 43rd & 44th Street)
New York, NY 10036
12:30 p.m. ET – Media Arrival/Luncheon
1:30 p.m. ET – Press Conference Begins
PUERTO RICO – Friday, May 9
The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
6961 Avenue of the Gobernadores
Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979
12 p.m. AST – Media Lunch
1 p.m. AST – Press Conference Begins
FACTS: “Canelo vs. Lara,” a 12-round junior middleweight fight taking place Saturday, July 12 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. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).
For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com, www.sports.sho.com and www.mgmgrand.com, follow on Twitter at @GoldenBoyBoxing, @CaneloOficial, @LaraBoxing, @mgmgrand, @SHOSports and @Swanson_Comm, follow the conversation using #CaneloLara and become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing andwww.facebook.com/SHOBoxing.