JULY 2 SPECIAL EDITION OF “SÓLO BOXEO TECATE”
FEATURES REBROADCAST OF THE 2009 FIGHT OF THE YEAR
LOS ANGELES, June 30 – The biggest rematch of 2010 is rapidly approaching and to get fight fans ready for the July 31 showdown between boxing superstars Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez and Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz, TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” is devoting its entire broadcast on Friday, July 2 to one of the sport’s most highly anticipated matchups.
Highlighted by a rebroadcast of Marquez and Diaz’ classic 2009 Fight of the Year in it’s entirety with commentary from former three-time World Champion Israel “Magnifico” Vazquez and Alan Obrador, the ninety minute show (which airs on TeleFutura at 12am ET / PT) will also feature exclusive interviews with Marquez, Diaz and boxing legend Oscar de la Hoya, as well as highlights from past fights and training camp footage that you won’t see anywhere else.
It’s the perfect way to kick off the Independence Day weekend – with some fistic fireworks compliments of Juan Manuel Marquez, Juan Diaz and TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate”.
Marquez vs. Diaz II “Fight of the Year: The Rematch” is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Marquez Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Tecate and AT&T. The 12-round rematch of the “2009 Fight of the Year” is scheduled for Saturday, July 31 and will be for Marquez’s Ring Magazine, WBA and WBO Lightweight World titles. The championship fight will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Tickets for Marquez vs. Diaz II are priced at $350, $250, $150, $100 and $50 and are on sale now. Tickets are available for purchase at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
Tecate, cerveza con carácter, is the largest beer brand to sponsor boxing matches in the U.S. Part of its commitment to make boxing accessible to consumers is the title sponsorship of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” which creates an opportunity for local fans to witness some of the most exhilarating fights by today’s up-and-coming prospects. Additionally, Tecate has been a primary supporter of Golden Boy Promotions’ marquee events since 2007, and has launched a variety of initiatives to ensure consumers are part of the boxing experience, including boxer autograph signing sessions, commemorative cans, PPV mail-in rebate offers, and most recently the launch of a mobile museum “Tecate Museo de Boxeo”, which showcases decades of the most memorable moments in the sport.