MEXICAN SUPERSTAR CANELO ÁLVAREZ TO HOST SAN DIEGO MEDIA WORKOUT
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 AT HOUSE OF BOXING
WORKOUT TO COINCIDE 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF CANELO’S FIRST PROFESSIONAL FIGHT
WHO: Canelo Álvarez, Former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion
OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO, Golden Boy Promotions
CHEPO REYNOSO, Manager and Trainer for Canelo Alvarez
EDDY REYNOSO, Head Trainer for Canelo Alvarez
WHAT: Canelo Álvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) will host a media workout in San Diego ahead of his Nov. 21 middleweight world championship showdown against WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs). The media workout will also coincide with the 10-year anniversary of Canelo’s first professional fight, which took place Oct. 29, 2005 in his hometown of Jalisco, Mexico.
WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 2015
1:00 p.m. – Media Arrival & Lunch
2:00 p.m. – Workout Begins
WHERE: House of Boxing
2304 Reo Drive, San Diego, CA 92139
TICKETS: Tickets for closed circuit viewings of Cotto vs. Canelo are priced at $75, not including applicable service charges, and can be purchased at all MGM Resorts International Ticket Offices, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling (800) 745-3000.
FACTS: Cotto vs. Canelo, a 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Championships, takes place Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The fight is presented by Roc Nation Sports, Golden Boy Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra; Mexico, Live it to Believe it!; O’Reilly Auto Parts; Tequila Cazadores and Corporate Travel Made Simple (ctms). The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Also featured on the HBO Pay-Per-View telecast will be Takashi Muira vs. Francisco Vargas in a 12-round fight for the WBC Super Featherweight World Championship presented in association with Teiken Promotions and Jayson Velez vs. Ronny Rios is a 10-round featherweight. Follow the conversation using #CottoCanelo.