WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 IN SAN ANTONIO
THURSDAY, MARCH 14 IN HOUSTON AND MCALLEN
WBC SUPER WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION
CANELO ALVAREZ AND WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION
AUSTIN TROUT VISIT TEXAS FOR A TWO-DAY PRESS TOUR TO OFFICIALLY
ANNOUNCE THEIR WBC AND WBA SUPER WELTERWEIGHT
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP UNIFICATION ON SATURDAY, APRIL 20
AT THE ALAMODOME IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS WHICH
WILL BE TELEVISED LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
**ALL PRESS CONFERENCES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**
WHO: CANELO ALVAREZ, WBC Super Welterweight Champion
AUSTIN TROUT, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President of Golden Boy Promotions
JESSE JAMES LEIJA,Former Two-Time World Champion & Texas Boxing Legend
WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout will visit three Texas cities on a two-day press tour to officially announce their WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Championship Unification bout set for Saturday, April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas which will be televised live on SHOWTIME.
WHEN & WHERE:Wednesday, March 13
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
2:00 p.m. CT Alamodome (Arena Floor)
100 Montana St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Thursday, March 14
11:00 a.m. CT PlazAmericas Mall – Lower Level Stage Area (Inside)
7500 Bellaire Blvd.
Houston, TX 77036
3:30 p.m. CT McAllen Convention Center
700 Convention Center Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501
Canelo vs. Trout, a 12-round WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Championship Unification fight, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, Canelo Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions and sponsored by Corona andAT&T. The fight will air live on SHOWTIME and is presented in association with Greg Cohen Promotions.
Tickets priced at $300, $150, $100, $50, $25 and $10, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges go on sale on Wednesday, March 13 at 2:00 p.m. CT and will be available for purchase at the Alamodome box office, online atwww.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling (800) 745-3000.
CONTACTS: Ramiro Gonzalez/Monica Sears, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner, Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500
Mike Battah, Leija & Battah Promotions: (210) 979-3302
Bernie Bahrmasel, Double B Publicity/Leija & Battah Promotions: (773) 592-2986
Bob Spagnola, Bad Boyz, Inc. (Austin Trout): (409) 744-2222
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Annie Van Tornhout, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Nicole Chayet, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
John Beyrooty/Matt Donovan, BZA/SHOWTIME: (562) 233-7477/(818) 462-5613
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