CANELO ALVAREZ AND ERISLANDY LARA TO HIT THE ROAD ON OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOUR-CITY PRESS TOUR TO ANNOUNCE SATURDAY, JULY 12 SHOWTIME PPV® SHOWDOWN AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS
PRESS TOUR TO STOP IN LOS ANGELES, SAN ANTONIO, NEW YORK CITY AND PUERTO RICO
TUESDAY, MAY 6 - FRIDAY, MAY 9
CANELO ALVAREZ, Former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion
ERISLANDY LARA, WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion
CHEPO REYNOSO, Canelo Alvarez's Trainer
RONNIE SHIELDS, Erislandy Lara's Trainer
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions
WHAT: Mexican superstar and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez and Cuban sensation and WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara will hit the road for a four-city press tour to announce their July 12 mega-bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV®.
WHERE: LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, May 6
El Pueblo Historical Monument - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
424 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
1 p.m. PT - Press Conference Begins
SAN ANTONIO - Wednesday, May 7
Downtown Historic Market Square - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
514 West Commerce Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
1 p.m. CT - Press Conference Begins
NEW YORK CITY - Thursday, May 8
Hard Rock Times Square - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
1501 Broadway (Between 43rd & 44th Street)
New York, NY 10036
1:30 p.m. ET - Press Conference Begins
PUERTO RICO - Friday, May 9
The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
6961 Avenue of the Gobernadores
Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979
1 p.m. AST - Press Conference Begins
FACTS: "Canelo vs. Lara," a 12-round junior middleweight fight taking place Saturday, July 12 at the MGM
Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).
Who will win? Wladimir Klitschko or Tyson Fury?