Canelo-Lara press tour information

WHO:             CANELO ALVAREZ, Former WBC & WBA Super Welterweight World Champion

                         ERISLANDY LARA, WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion

                         CHEPO REYNOSO, Canelo Alvarez's Trainer

                         RONNIE SHIELDS, Erislandy Lara's Trainer

                         OSCAR DE LA HOYA, President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions


WHAT:           Mexican superstar and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez and Cuban sensation and WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy  "The American Dream" Lara will hit the road for a four-city press tour to announce their July 12 mega-bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV®.


WHERE:         LOS ANGELES - Tuesday, May 6


                          El Pueblo Historical Monument - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

                          424 North Main Street

                          Los Angeles, CA 90012

                          12 p.m. PT - Media Arrival/Luncheon

                          1 p.m. PT - Press Conference Begins


                         SAN ANTONIO - Wednesday, May 7


                         Downtown Historic Market Square - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

                        514 West Commerce Street

                        San Antonio, TX 78207

                        11:40 a.m. CT - Media Arrival/Luncheon

                        1 p.m. CT - Press Conference Begins


                        NEW YORK CITY - Thursday, May 8


                        Hard Rock Times Square - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

                        1501 Broadway (Between 43rd & 44th Street)

                        New York, NY 10036

                        12:30 p.m. ET - Media Arrival/Luncheon

                        1:30 p.m. ET - Press Conference Begins


                        PUERTO RICO - Friday, May 9


                        The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

                        6961 Avenue of the Gobernadores

                       Carolina, Puerto Rico 00979

                       12 p.m. AST - Media Lunch

                        1 p.m. AST - Press Conference Begins


FACTS:         "Canelo vs. Lara," a 12-round junior middleweight fight taking place Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP).  


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