Boxing fans have purchased approximately 50,000 tickets for three consecutive weekends of boxing events promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in April and May, the Los Angeles-based company announced on Thursday.
Golden boy’s three consecutive weeks of championship boxing begins with the junior middleweight title showdown between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Austin Trout at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on April 20, followed by THE RING junior welterweight title bout between champ Danny Garcia and former champ Zab Judah at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on April 27, and concludes with the biggest fight of the year so far, Floyd Mayweather’s WBC welterweight title defense against Robert Guerrero on May 4 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The April 20 and April 27 events will be televised live on Showtime; the May 4 “MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” mega-event will be produced and distributed by Showtime PPV.
“The fans’ response to this amazing schedule of boxing events, which occur one right after the other, has been overwhelming,” said Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “Across the country from Brooklyn to San Antonio to Las Vegas, we have seen a rapid response from sports fans and boxing loyalists who have purchased tickets to support these terrific boxing events.
“The public’s enthusiasm about this three week run, culminating with the return of Floyd Mayweather to the MGM Grand Garden Arena, reinforces our strong belief that if you provide and deliver competitive matches at the highest level, the public will respond enthusiastically and support this sport we love.”
Remaining Alvarez-Trout tickets priced at $100, $25 and $10, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, are available for purchase at the Alamodome box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling (800) 745-3000.
Remaining Garcia-Judahtickets priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, are available for purchase at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 800-745-3000.
Remaining “MAY DAY” tickets for priced at $1,500, $1,250, $800 and $600, not including applicable service charges, are on sale now with a total ticket limit of 10 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets will also be available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.