CANELO ÁLVAREZ AND JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. TO EMBARK ON FOUR STOP INTERNATIONAL PRESS TOUR BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20
CANELO VS. CHÁVEZ, JR. TAKES PLACE SATURDAY, MAY 6 AT T-MOBILE ARENA PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 13, 2017) – Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) will embark on a four city international press tour beginning Monday, February 20 to engage with fans and the media ahead of their Cinco de Mayo weekend showdown set for Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena. Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Canelo and Chavez, Jr. will kick-off the four city, international press tour in Mexico City on Feb. 20 that will travel to New York on Feb. 21, Houston on Feb. 23, and end with a press event and fan fiesta blowout in Los Angeles on Feb. 24.
ALL EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Monday, February 20 – Mexico City, Mexico
Location, arrival and start times to be announced shortly.
Tuesday, February 21 – New York, New York
Location: Hard Rock Café New York – Live Venue
1501 Broadway New York, NY 10036 (Corner of Broadway and 43rd St.)
Press & Fan Arrival Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Press Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. ET
Thursday, February 23 – Houston, Texas
Location: Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002
Press & Fan Arrival Time: 12:00 p.m. CT
Press Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. CT
Friday, February 24 – Los Angeles, California
Location: Plaza Mexico
3100 E. Imperial Hwy, Lynwood, CA 90262
Press & Fan Arrival Time: 2:00 p.m. PT
Fan Fiesta Begins: 5:00 p.m. PT
Canelo vs. Chávez, Jr. is a 12-round fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Tecate, BORN BOLD. The event will take place on Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.