Saturday, July 24 – U.S. Grand Arrival at Los Angeles International Airport
Sunday, July 25 – Fan Rally at Placita Olvera
SATURDAY – Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez & Team Marquez
U.S. Arrival Celebration at LAX
Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez and Team Marquez arrive in the United Sates as they make a stop in Los Angeles where they will receive a welcome from fans and the media at Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Tom Bradley Terminal for a series of LA media events before heading to Las Vegas for fight week activities.
WHEN: Saturday, July 24
5:30pm PT – Marquez Grand Arrival
WHERE: LAX – Tom Bradley Terminal
Mexicana Flight 902 (Arrives at 4:55pm PT)
SUNDAY – Oscar de la Hoya, Juan Manuel Marquez & Frankie Gomez to
Attend Fan Rally at Placita Olvera
Unified Lightweight World Champion Juan Manuel Marquez and rising junior welterweight prospect Frankie Gomez will be joined by promoter Oscar de la Hoya as they appear at a fan rally at Placita Olvera in advance of their respective fights on the stacked July 31 fight card in Las Vegas, Nev.
WHEN: Sunday, July 25
WHERE: Placita Olvera
125 Paseo De La Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012
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 Cerveza Tecate and AT&T. The 12-round rematch of the 2009 “Fight of the Year” is scheduled for Saturday, July 31 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, and will be for Marquez’s Ring Magazine, WBA and WBO Lightweight World titles. The fight 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.
NCM Fathom will broadcast Marquez vs. Diaz II in high definition LIVE to more than 270 movie theaters nationwide at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT. Tickets to see the fight on the big screen are available at theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.