POUND-FOR-POUND KING FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS TO FORMALLY ANNOUNCE HIS MEGA-BOUT AGAINST MARCOS “EL CHINO” MAIDANA ON SATURDAY, MAY 3 LIVE ON SHOWTIME PPV®
SATURDAY, MARCH 8 AT NOON PT
MGM GRAND – STUDIO A&B
STREAMING LIVE VIA SATELLITE & EMBEDABLE YOUTUBE & USTREAM LINKS;
VIEW LIVE AT HTTP://SPORTS.SHO.COM/LIVE
WHO: FLOYD MAYWEATHER, 10-Time Five-Division World Champion & WBC Welterweight
LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO, Mayweather Promotions
RICHARD SCHAEFER, CEO, Golden Boy Promotions
STEPHEN ESPINOZA, Executive VP & General Manager, SHOWTIME SPORTS
WHAT: WBC Welterweight World Champion and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter
Floyd “Money” Mayweather will host a press conference to formally announce his upcoming SHOWTIME PPV® matchup against Marcos “El Chino” Maidana taking place on Saturday, May 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The press event will take place prior to the start of the “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” fight card.
“SHO Sports Press Pass Live” will stream the proceedings live at http://sports.SHO.com/liveand via satellite and embeddable YouTube and UStream players. Satellite coordinates and embeddable links are below.
WHEN: Saturday, March 8
11 a.m. PT – Media Arrival/Brunch
12 p.m. PT – Press Conference
WHERE: MGM Grand Hotel & Casino – Studio A & B
3799 S. Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
SATELLITE FEED * ONLINE STREAM:
Saturday’s presser at the MGM Grand will be available LIVE via Satellite, YouTube, Ustream and via http://sports.sho.com/live and http://www.mayweatherpromotions.com and will be hosted by SHOWTIME Sports announcer Brian Custer.
AMC-15, K-15; Location: 105 degrees west; Video: HD 1080i/59.94; Bandwidth: 36 MHz; Downlink Freq: 12000 V; Compression: MPEG 2; Chroma: 4:2:0; Modulation: DVBS, QPSK; FEC Rate: 5/6; Symbol Rate: 26.47; Data Rate: 40.656536; Audio: Stereo
YOUTUBE EMBED CODES & LINKS:
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USTREAM EMBED CODES & LINKS:
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FACTS: Mayweather vs. Maidana, a WBC & WBA Welterweight World Championship unification
for Mayweather and Maidana’s respective 147-pound titles, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions taking place Saturday, May 3 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV.
TICKETS: Tickets priced at $1,500, $1,000, $750, $550 and $350, not including applicable service
charges and taxes, go on sale, Saturday, March 8 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person with a limit of two (2) at the $350 price range. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase atwww.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
CONTACTS: 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
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
Media Credentials: www.magnamedia.com