CANELO ÁLVAREZ AND JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR.
TO EMBARK ON FOUR STOP INTERNATIONAL PRESS TOUR
BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Live Streams & Embeds For Each Press Conference Below
CANELO VS. CHÁVEZ, JR. TAKES PLACE SATURDAY, MAY 6 AT T-MOBILE ARENA PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®
All Events Are Open To The Public!
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 20, 2017) – Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) will embark on a four city international press tour beginning Monday, February 20 to engage with fans and the media ahead of their Cinco de Mayo weekend showdown set for Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena. Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Canelo and Chavez, Jr. will kick-off the four city, international press tour in Mexico City onFeb. 20 that will travel to New York on Feb. 21, Houston on Feb. 23, and end with a press event and fan fiesta blowout in Los Angeles on Feb. 24.
**PLEASE NOTE: Individual media alerts with more details for each city are forthcoming.
Tuesday, February 21 – New York, New York
Location: Hard Rock Café New York – Live Venue
1501 Broadway New York, NY 10036 (Corner of Broadway and 43rd St.)
Press & Fan Arrival Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Press Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. ET
Live Stream – https://youtu.be/TZPIcS1lpH4
Thursday, February 23 – Houston, Texas
Location: Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002
Press & Fan Arrival Time: 12:00 p.m. CT
Press Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. CT
Live Stream: https://youtu.be/u-6wABEe9pI
Friday, February 24 – Los Angeles, California
Location: Plaza Mexico
3100 E. Imperial Hwy, Lynwood, CA 90262
Press & Fan Arrival Time: 2:00 p.m. PT
Fan Fiesta Begins: 5:00 p.m. PT
Live Stream: https://youtu.be/dY9cn0Ktnnc
Canelo vs. Chávez, Jr. is a 12-round fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Tecate, BORN BOLD. The event will take place on Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets priced at $1,500, $1,250, $1000, $800, $600, $400, $300, $200, $125 and $75, not including applicable service charges and taxes, with a total ticket limit of 12 per person (a limit of 10 per person at the $1,500, $1,250, $1000, $800, $600, $400 price levels and a limit of two per person at the $125 and $75 price level), are on sale now. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849). Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.t-mobilearena.com or www.axs.com.
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