Press Release: Floyd Mayweather & Canelo Alvarez Mexico City Presser To Be Streamed Live This Sunday
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TELEVISA’S SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF
“THE ONE: MAYWEATHER vs. CANELO” PRESS TOUR FROMMEXICO CITY
AVAILABLE LIVE VIA SPORTS.SHO.COM & USTREAM
Sunday, June 30 at Noon ET / 9 a.m. PT
From Monumento de los Niños Heroes in Mexico City, Mexico
Links & Embed Codes Below
A LIVE webcast of Televisa’s special presentation of “THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” Press Tour will be available for viewing via the SHOWTIME Sports website at sports.sho.com/live and is embeddable for websites via Ustream onSunday, June 30 from Monumento de los Niños Heroes in the heart of Mexico City beginning at Noon ET/ 9 a.m. PT.
Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez is expected to draw thousands of fans to the monument, which honors the Niños Heroes – young cadets who died defending Mexico City's Chapultepec Castle on September 13, 1847 during the Mexican–American War.
The Niños Héroes are commemorated by a national holiday on September 13, just one day before the September 14blockbuster showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV®.
NOTE: As Sunday’s webcast is a presentation by Televisa, it will only be available in Spanish. Websites and blogs can carry the webcast using the Ustream embed code below.
"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 placeSaturday, 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 and Valvoline. 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 on Tuesday, June 25, the event was sold out. 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 will be available for purchase at each individual property’s box office outlets and also will be 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 will be available through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets for closed circuit viewing at MGM Grand are now on sale. Information regarding availability of closed circuit tickets at the five other properties will be announced in the near future.