DALLAS (May 7, 2013) -- Dallas Maverick's owner MARK CUBAN will welcome undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion MIKEY GARCIA (31-0, 26 KOs) of Oxnard, Calif., former WBO junior featherweight and WBO featherweight champion JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ (33-2, 30 KOs), of Caguas, Puerto Rico, two-time heavyweight champion GEORGE FOREMAN and Hall of Fame promoter BOB ARUM to Dallas at a news conference This Thursday! May 9, beginning at 1:00 p.m. CT, at the American Airlines Center (2500 Victory Ave., Dallas, TX 75219). The news conference will be open to the public.
They will be announcing the Garcia - Lopez world featherweight title fight, which will take place on Saturday, June 15 and will be televised live from the American Airlines Center on HBO Boxing After Dark®. This will mark the first time HBO has ever broadcast a fight from the American Airlines Center. The Garcia - Lopez world championship event will be promoted by Top Rank®, in association with PR Best Boxing, Foreman Boys Promotions and Tecate.