Fox Deportes To Deliver Unprecedented Run Of Mayweather-Alvarez Content
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Thursday, 05 September 2013 13:59|
Today, September 5, the action begins at 2 p.m. ET/PT with a replay of pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather's classic 2010 battle with Sugar Shane Mosley, followed at 4 p.m. ET / PT by WBC / WBA Super Welterweight Champion Canelo Alvarez' own battle with Mosley from 2012. Then from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET/PT, it's all Canelo, as FOX Deportes airs the in-depth documentary on the Mexican superstar, "Canelo: Corazon de Campeon," and Alvarez' dominant 2012 victory over always tough Josesito Lopez. This hard-hitting day of action will conclude at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT by a replay of the first episode of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
ALL ACCESS episode one will then be replayed at 11:30 a.m. ET/PT and 6:30 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, September 6, with Mayweather's 2011 knockout victory over "Vicious" Victor Ortiz and Alvarez vs. Lopez being aired at 2 p.m. ET/PT and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, respectively.
But that's just a teaser for a weekend of "THE ONE" action, as Saturday, September 7 will see more than five hours of great battles, as FOX Deportes presents co-main eventers Danny "Swift" Garcia and Lucas "The Machine" Matthysse as well as the Countdown: Mayweather vs. Canelo program. At 5 p.m. ET/PT, Garcia wins the WBC Junior Welterweight Title with a 12-round victory over the legendary Erik "El Terrible" Morales from 2012. Then it's a punishing win for Argentina's Matthysse over Olusegun Ajose from September of 2012 at 6 p.m. ET/PT before Garcia closes up the Classic action for the day at 7 p.m. ET/PT with his stunning 2012 finish of Amir Khan, followed by Countdown: Mayweather vs. Canelo at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
On Sunday, September 8, it's all "THE ONE" from 4 p.m. ET/PT to 8 p.m. ET/PT, with Alvarez vs. Matthew Hatton, Mayweather vs. Juan Manuel Marquez, a re-airing of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo, Alvarez vs. Lopez, and another look at ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo.
Stay tuned for more updates for Fight Week, as FOX Deportes counts down to "THE ONE."
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"THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO," a 12-round fight for Canelo's WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championships and Mayweather's WBA Super Welterweight Super World Championship taking place Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O'Reilly Auto Parts, AT&T, Valvoline, Mexico Tourism, Fred Loya Insurance and Nature Nutrition. In the 12-round co-featured attraction, WBC, WBA Super and Ring Magazine Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia and thunderous puncher WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse square off in a fight presented in association with Swift Promotions and Arano Box Promotions. Also, Ishe Smith vs. Carlos Molina square off in a 12-round battle for Smith's IBF Junior Middleweight World Title which is promoted in association with Warriors Boxing. The opening bout on SHOWTIME PPV features a 10-round welterweight showdown between Pablo Cesar Cano and Ashley Theophane. The mega-event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).
Less than 24 hours after going on sale in June, the event was sold out, but six MGM Resorts properties will host live closed circuit telecasts of "THE ONE." Properties showcasing the event include ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo and New York-New York. General admission tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $100, not including handling fees, and are available for purchase at each individual property's box office outlets and also are available for purchase by phone with a major credit card at 866-799-7711. Closed circuit ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. Tickets also are available through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. "THE ONE" will also be broadcast on nearly 550 select movie theaters across the country. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.