“HONOR & GLORY: Canelo vs. Lara” will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to select theaters nationwide, on Saturday, July 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET

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Fathom Events, Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime PPV are turning up the heat as they bring the hottest fight of the summer to select movie theaters nationwide. Honor & Glory: Canelo vs. Lara will broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT as Mexican boxing superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez returns to the ring to face rising Cuban sensation and WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara.

 

 

 

In addition to Saturday’s main fight, the action-packed undercard will match former three-division world champion Abner Mares with Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Oquendo. Johan Perez will defend his interim WBA Junior Welterweight World Championship against Mauricio Herrera. Rounding out the four-fight card, Puerto Rican star and former world champion Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez will battle Mexico’s Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas.

 

 
Tickets are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. Click here for a full list of participating theaters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara Fight for “HONOR & GLORY,” Presented Live in Cinemas Saturday, July 12

 

 

 

Fathom Events, Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime PPV® Bring This Epic Event to Select Movie Theaters Nationwide from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in

 

Las Vegas

 

 

 

Centennial, Colo. – June 16, 2014 – Fathom Events, Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime PPV are pleased to present the two best junior middleweights in the world, Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara, who will meet to decide 154-pound supremacy on Saturday, July 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET / 8:00 p.m. CT / 7:00 p.m. MT / 6:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. AK / 3:00 p.m. HI. HONOR & GLORY: Canelo vs. Lara will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to select theaters nationwide as Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez squares off against WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara in a 12-round bout. The event will be produced and distributed live by Showtime PPV.

 

 

 

Tickets for “HONOR & GLORY: Canelo vs. Lara” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). The event will be broadcast to nearly 200 select movie theaters across the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network.

 

 

 

“I’m expecting one of the toughest fights of my career on July 12,” said Canelo Alvarez. “So knowing that I’ll have my fans cheering me on, not just in the arena but in movie theaters throughout the country, has me even more motivated to beat Erislandy Lara and give the fans a fight to remember.”

“This is the fight that the fans and I demanded and now they will get to see it on a grand scale,” said Lara. “There is no better situation in boxing then to see two hungry fighters willing to put everything on the line for the honor and glory of their fans. I’ll be sending a strong message to the world come July 12th, that you can count on!”

 

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) is one of the most compelling figures in the fight game today.  A former world champion and still just 23-years-old, Canelo has captivated fans around the world with his exciting fighting style and charisma in and out of the ring. A professional since 2005, Canelo won the WBC Junior Middleweight Title in 2011 and successfully defended it five times before unifying the championship with a 2013 victory over Austin Trout. A mega-fight with Mayweather followed five months later.  Although he lost a hard-fought decision to the pound-for-pound king last September, Canelo got back on track in March with a 10th round-technical knockout win over Alfredo Angulo.

 

 

 

Slick southpaw Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) graduated from the renowned Cuban amateur boxing program and migrated to the United States to pursue a professional boxing career.  As a young contender on the rise, Lara suffered a controversial decision loss to Paul Williams in 2011.  Since then, he has done his best to take it out of the judges’ hands by knocking out Ronald Hearns and Angulo, with the latter victory earning him the WBA Junior Middleweight World Championship.  In his most recent bout, Lara won a 12-round unanimous decision over Trout on Dec. 7, 2013, and now the 31-year-old, who makes his home in Houston, will attempt to give Canelo a boxing lesson on July 12.

 

 

 

“Fight fans will not want to miss this epic bout between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara,” said John Rubey, CEO of Fathom Events. “Seeing this event on the big screen will be as close as you can get to a ring-side experience!”

 

 

 

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About AC JV, LLC

 

Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC. Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pelea por ‘HONOR Y GLORIA’ entre Canelo Álvarez y Erislandy Lara Presentada en Vivo en el Cine el 12 de Julio 

 

 

 

Fathom Events, Golden Boy Promotions y Showtime PPV® Trae Este Épico Evento A Selectos Salas de Teatro En Toda La Nación desde el MGM Grand Garden Arena En Las Vegas

 

 

 

CENTENNIAL, Colorado 16 de junio de 2014.—  Fathom Events, Golden Boy Promotions y Showtime PPV se complacen en presentar a los dos mejores pesos superwelter en el mundo, Canelo Álvarez y Erislandy Lara, quienes se enfrentarán para decidir la supremacía de las 154 libras, el sábado 12 de julio a las 9:00 p.m. .ET/8: 00 p.m. CT/7:00 p.m. MT/6:00 p.m. PT/5:00 AK/3:00 p.m. HI. HONOR Y GLORIA: Canelo vs. Lara” será transmitido en vivo desde el MGM Grand Garden Arena en Las Vegas en selectos cines a nivel nacional cuando el súper estrella mexicano Canelo Álvarez se enfrente al campeón mundial superwelter de la AMB, Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara en un combate a12 asaltos. El evento será producido y distribuido en vivo por Showtime PPV.

 

 

 

Los boletos para “HONOR & GLORIA: Canelo vs. Lara” están disponibles en las participantes taquillas del teatro y en línea: www.FathomEvents.com.  Para obtener una lista completa de las ubicaciones de los teatros y precios, visite el sitio web de eventos Fathom (teatros y participantes están sujetos a cambios). El evento será transmitido a más de 200 cines selectos de todo el país a través de Digital Broadcast Network

 

 

 

“Espero una de las peleas más duras de mi carrera el 12 de julio, y sabiendo eso voy a tener a mis fanáticos animándome, no sólo en la arena sino también en las salas de cine de todo el país, y eso me tiene aún más motivado para derrotar a Erislandy Lara y darle a los aficionados una pelea para recordar”.

 


“Esta es la pelea que los aficionados y yo hemos pedido y ahora tendrán la oportunidad de verla a gran escala”, dijo Erislandy Lara. “No hay mejor situación en el boxeo que observar a dos peleadores con hambre y dispuestos a poner todo en la línea por el honor y la gloria de sus fanáticos. ¡Voy a mandar un fuerte mensaje para el mundo este 12 de julio y tú puedes contar con el!”.

 

 

 

Canelo Álvarez (43-1-1, 31 nocáuts) orgullo de Guadalajara, Jalisco México y ex monarca mundial superwelter, es una de las figuras más atractivas actualmente en el boxeo de paga que ha cautivado a los aficionados de todo el mundo con su emocionante estilo de pelear y su natural carisma dentro y fuera del cuadrilátero. Álvarez, profesional desde el 2005,  capturó el título superwelter del CMB en el 2011 y lo defendió con éxito cinco veces antes de la unificación del campeonato frente a Austin Trout a quien superó por decisión unánime en el 2013 para capturar el cinto superwelter de la AMB. Una mega pelea contra Floyd Mayweather le siguió cinco meses después, y a pesar que perdió esa noche una decisión muy reñida frente al rey libra por libra del orbe, regresó a la senda ganadora en marzo de este año con una victoria por  nocaut técnico en el décimo round sobre Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo, dejando listo el escenario para una mega pelea contra el zurdo cubano Erislandy Lara.

 

 

 

Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 nocáuts) de 31 años de edad, y quien radica en Houston, se graduó del reconocido programa de boxeo amateur cubano, y después de llegar a Estados Unidos para seguir una carrera profesional, el elusivo púgil zurdo ha continuado haciendo olas entre los fervientes aficionados al arte de fistiana. Lara, víctima de una controversial derrota por decisión ante Paul Williams en el 2011, ha hecho todo lo posible para no dejar dudas en peleas posteriores noqueando a Ronald Hearns y Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo, para capturar el cetro mundial interino superwelter de la Asociación Mundial de Boxeo (WBA por sus siglas en inglés) en esa última pelea ante el aguerrido peleador mexicano. Lara ganó por decisión unánime en 12 asaltos sobre Austin “No Doubt” Trout en su combate más reciente del 7 de diciembre de 2013, y ahora intentará darle una lección de boxeo al Canelo Álvarez el 12 de julio.

 

 

 

“Los fanáticos no querrán perderse esta épica pelea entre Canelo Álvarez y Erislandy Lara”,  dijo John Rubey, Director Ejecutivo de Fathom Events. “El presenciar este evento tan cerca en la pantalla grande será como una experiencia de estar en ringside”, agrego.

 

 

 

 

 

Sobre AC JV, LLC

 

Fathom Events es propiedad de una entidad recientemente formada y denominada AC JV, LLC. Fathom es el líder reconocido en la industria del entretenimiento alternativo, ofreciendo una variedad única en su clase de eventos de entretenimiento en las salas de cine en todo el país, que incluyen presentaciones en vivo de alta definición de la Opera Metropolitana, las artes escénicas , los grandes eventos deportivos, conciertos de música, series de comedia , espectáculos de Broadway, programación original que ofrece las más grandes estrellas del entretenimiento, documentales socialmente relevantes con audiencia Q & A y mucho más. Además, los eventos Fathom llevan al público detrás de las escenas y ofrecen extras sin igual — la creación de la experiencia de entretenimiento para los aficionados de todas las edades —. Co propiedad de los tres circuitos de cines más grandes de Estados Unidos, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) y Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE RGC), esta cadena de televisión digital en vivo de Fathom (“DBN “) es la red más grande de difusión del cine en Norteamérica, trayendo los eventos en vivo para más de 750 localidades en 171designadas Market Areas® (incluyendo todas las 50 más destacadas). Para obtener más información, visite www.fathomevents.com.

 

 
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