OPEN TO PUBLIC Cali Photo Op Featuring Mayweather, Ortiz, "Star Power" Undercard Fighters
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Friday, 09 September 2011 19:20|
WHO: FLOYD MAYWEATHER, Six-Time and Five Division World Champion
VICTOR ORTIZ, WBC Welterweight World Champion
CANELO ALVAREZ, WBC Super Welterweight World Champion
ALFONSO GOMEZ, No. 7 Rated WBC Super Welterweight Contender
ERIK MORALES, Six-Time and Three Division World Champion
JESSIE VARGAS, Undefeated Top Super Lightweight Contender
JOSESITO LOPEZ, No. 8 WBC Super Lightweight Contender
LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President of Golden Boy Promotions
RICHARD SCHAEFER, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions
WHAT: All of the "STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz" fighters will make their only appearance together for the "STAR POWER Star-Studded Photo-Op" at "5 Towers" on Universal Studios CityWalk in Universal City, Calif. The event will kick-off fight week activities for the mega-event which is taking place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. and STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and which will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.
Please note: This event is open to the PUBLIC. Fans are encouraged to arrive early.
WHEN: MONDAY, September 12
Media Call: 5:00 p.m. PT
Event Start: 5:30 p.m. PT
WHERE: "5 Towers" outdoor concert venue at CityWalk(located near the Cinemas)
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
PARKING: Enter Universal Studios Hollywood off the 101 Freeway or Universal Hollywood Drive off Lankershim Blvd. Follow signs to Press Parking and press check-in located near the "5 Towers" venue.
FACTS: "STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz" is a mega-event taking place Saturday, Sept. 17 from two world-class cities with three world titles at stake. Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz will face off in a 12-round fight for Ortiz's WBC Welterweight World Title from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Canelo Alvarez and Alfonso Gomez will do battle in a 12-round fight for Alvarez's WBC Super Welterweight World Title from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Also live in Las Vegas will be Erik Morales and an opening fight featuring undefeated rising star Jessie Vargas against top contender Josesito Lopez. The mega event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWALT Tools, AT&T and Southwest Airlines. Alvarez vs. Gomez is presented in association with Canelo Promotions and Morales' fight is presented in association with Box Latino Promotions. "STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz" will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Fans in the United Kingdom can watch the fight live on Primetime, channel 480 on Sky, Virgin on Demand and streamed live via the website primetimelive.co.uk at 2:00 a.m. BST (Sunday, September 18).