CONTEST ALERT: Win a Trip for Two to See Canelo vs. Angulo on March 8!
[img]http://B78B.http.cdn.softlayer.net/00B78B/thesweetscience/images/stories/boxing3/Canelo%20vs%20Angulo%20Giveaway_1e16a.jpg[/img] Would you like to attend the Canelo Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo fight on March 8 at the MGM in Las Vegas, Nevada? Leija Battah Promotions and The Sweet Science can help make it happen! Here’s what you need to do to win.
Simply text "BOX" to 55678 to enter the contest. The winner will be selected by Leija Battah Promotions and notified on or before February 20, 2014. The winner will receive a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two to see the fight. The package includes:
• Roundtrip airfare • Two nights stay in hotel • Two VIP tickets to weigh-in • Two Floor seats to fight • Two Dewalt drill combo sets • Two pair of Nike boxing shoes • Two Nike boxing shirts • Two Leija Battah Promotions t-shirts
"I really want to keep building boxing up, and this is a great opportunity," said Mike Battah. "This is a great time to give a lucky fan a great prize." Canelo vs. Angulo is the main event of a four-fight telecast on Saturday, March 8, presented live on Showtime PPV.
In the main event, Canelo (42-1-1, 30 KO’s), of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, will make his return to the ring to face the fearless Angulo (22-3, 18 KO’s), of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. "Alfredo Angulo is a very strong fighter, and he knows how to come forward. He knows how to throw a punch and take a punch and he comes to fight," said Canelo. "I’ve prepared myself very well to give you all a great fight."
"I’m the same Alfredo Angulo as I’ve always been," said Angulo. I’m going to always give the fans great fights. I think that I earn respect in my fights and March 8 is going to be no different...This fight is for the fans."
The undercard includes three 12-round title fights.
Unbeaten WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz (26-0-1, 15 KO’s), of Los Angeles by way of Huetamo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico, will defend his title against Christian Mijares (49-7-2, 24 KO’s), of Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico.
Unbeaten Omar "Panterita’’ Figueroa (22-0-1, 17 KO’s), of McAllen, Texas, will risk his WBC Interim Lightweight Title against Ricardo Alvarez (23-2-3, 14 KO’s) of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Chicago’s "King" Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO’s) will defend his IBF Junior Middleweight Championship against undefeated Jermall Charlo (17-0, 13 KO’s) of Houston. Don’t wait! Text "BOX" to 55678 today!