CANELO ALVAREZ AND JAMES KIRKLAND INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TO DISCUSS THEIR UPCOMING SUPER WELTERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN
CANELO VS. KIRKLAN IS SET FOR SATURDAY, MAY 9 FROM MINUTE MAID PARK IN HOUSTON LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®
Wednesday April 22th, 2015– FightBookMMA.com attended the Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland media conference call, you can listen to the audio below. The following people who attended the conference call are:
CANELO ALVAREZ: Former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion, JAMES “MANDINGO WARRIOR” KIRKLAND: Super Welterweight Contender, OSCAR DE LA HOYA: Founder and President of Golden Boy Promotions, CURTIS “50 CENT” JACKSON: Chairman and CEO of SMS Promotions, CHEPO REYNOSO: Manager and Trainer of Canelo Alvarez, RICK MORONES: Head Trainer to James Kirkland, MIKE BATTAH: President of Leija Battah Promotions, JESSIE JAMES LIEJA: Texas Boxing Legend and Founder of Leija Battah Promotions.
The Mexican superstar boxer Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KOs) and Texas knockout artist James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) participated in an international media conference call to discuss their May 9 12-round super welterweight bout at Minute Maid Park in Houston. The super welterweight fight will be televised live on May 9 on HBO World Championship Boxing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland is a 12-round super welterweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Canelo Promotions, SMS Promotions and Leija*Battah Promotions. The fight will take place Saturday, May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston Texas and is sponsored by Corona Extra, Mexico – Live it to Believe it!, Fred Loya Insurance and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. CT and first bout starts at 11:10 a.m. CT, the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
CANELO ALVAREZ vs JAMES KIRKLAND MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL:
TICKETS: Tickets for May 9 Canelo vs. Kirkland are priced at $350, $150, $100, $50, $25 and $10,
plus applicable fees and service charges, and are on sale now and available for purchase at Astros.com/boxing, the Minute Maid Park Box Office (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, online at www.ticketmaster.com. There is a 19-ticket limit per household.