MARCOS MAIDANA TO HOST INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL IN ADVANCE OF HIS TITLE BOUT ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 13 AT THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®
TUESDAY, AUG. 26 AT 2 P.M. ET/11 A.M. PT
WHO: MARCOS MAIDANA, Former Welterweight World Champion
ROBERT GARCIA, Maidana’s Trainer & 2012 Trainer of the Year
LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions
ERIC GOMEZ, Senior Vice President of Golden Boy Promotions
WHAT: Marcos “El Chino” Maidana to host an international media conference
call in advance of “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana” taking place Saturday, Sept. 13 title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV.
WHEN: Tuesday, August 26
2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT
CALL-IN: Domestic: 1-800-434-1335
Conference Code: Marcos Maidana
FACTS: “MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2,” a 12-round world
championship bout for Mayweather’s WBA Welterweight Belt and WBC Welterweight and Light Middleweight World Titles takes place Saturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra, O’Reilly Auto Parts and “The Equalizer” in theaters Sept. 26. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV® (5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET) and is the fourth fight of a six-fight deal between Mayweather and Showtime Networks Inc. In the co-main event, Leo Santa Cruz defends his WBC Super Bantamweight Title against Manuel Roman in a 12-round bout and Miguel Vazquez faces Mickey Bey in a 12-round bout for the IBF Lightweight World Championship. In the PPV opener, Alfredo Angulo squares against James De La Rosa in a 10-round middleweight bout (162 lbs.). The event will be available in Spanish through secondary audio programming (SAP).
TICKETS: Tickets for the live event are on sale now and are priced at $1,600, $1,200,
$850, $600 and $350, not including applicable service charges and taxes. Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person with a limit of four (4) at the $350 price range. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available at www.mgmgrand.com orwww.ticketmaster.com.
Mayweather vs. Maidana will be shown on the big screen in over 500 movie theaters across the country via Fathom Events. For more information visit www.FathomEvents.com