LAS VEGAS (March 28, 2014) – The hottest ticket in Las Vegas, not surprisingly, is for the May 3 mega-event headlined by boxing pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. However, for those who can’t make it to the MGM Grand Garden Arena and still want to experience this event live, Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions are pleased to announce that several Las Vegas locations will be offering closed-circuit telecasts of “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana.” AT SELECT MGM RESORTS PROPERTIES
FOUR-FIGHT EVENT TO BE TELECAST ON THE BIG SCREEN
SATURDAY, MAY 3
TICKETS ONLY $75 EACH
LAS VEGAS (March 28, 2014) – The hottest ticket in Las Vegas, not surprisingly, is for the May 3 mega-event headlined by boxing pound-for-pound king Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. However, for those who can’t make it to the MGM Grand Garden Arena and still want to experience this event live, Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions are pleased to announce that several Las Vegas locations will be offering closed-circuit telecasts of “THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana.”
Tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $75, not including handling fees. All seats are general admission and select venues go on sale today, Friday, March 28 at Noon PT at the individual property’s box office outlets, by phone with a major credit card at 866-799-7711 or at www.mgmgrand.com. Select properties also will sell tickets through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or by purchasing online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Properties hosting these telecasts are Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage and Monte Carlo.
“THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana,” is a 12-round world championship unification bout for Mayweather and Maidana’s respective 147-pound titles. This is the third fight of Mayweather’s lucrative multi-fight deal with Showtime Networks Inc. THE MOMENT is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O’Reilly Auto Parts and AT&T. In the co-main event, Amir Khan faces Luis Collazo in a 12-round bout for the vacant WBC silver welterweight world title. The pay-per-view undercard also features a 10-round junior welterweight fight between Adrien Broner and Carlos Molina as well as a 10-round super middleweight bout featuring J’Leon Love vs. Marco Antonio Periban. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) and will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).
Tickets for the live event priced at $1,500, $1,000 and $750 are still available, not including applicable service charges and taxes. Tickets priced at $550 and $350 are sold out. Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
For more information visit www.mayweatherpromotions.com, www.goldenboypromotions.com, www.sports.sho.com and www.mgmgrand.com and follow on Twitter at @floydmayweather, @chinomaidana, @amirkingkhan, @realluiscollazo, @AdrienBroner, @CarlosMolina562, @mayweatherpromo, @goldenboyboxing, @ShoSports and @Swanson_Comm, follow the conversation using #TheMoment and become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FloydMayweather, www.facebook.com/MayweatherPromotions, www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing and http://www.facebook.com/SHOboxing.
Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner/Flo Jocou, Swanson Communications/Mayweather Promotions: (202) 783-5500
Nicole Craig, Mayweather Promotions: (702) 807-1788
Marylyn Aceves/Ramiro Gonzalez, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Amir Rashid, Khan Promotions: +44 (0)7900 184 077
Saj Mohamed/Tahir Khan, Khan Promotions: +44 (0)1204 535 332
Scott Ghertner, MGM Resorts International: (702) 891-1838
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Annie Kruger, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
John Beyrooty/Matt Donovan, BZA/SHOWTIME: (562) 233-7477/(818) 462-5613
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