Monday, January 16th 2012
Lopez-Salido II to be Announced Jan. 17
NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE
JUANMA LOPEZ AND ORLANDO SALIDO
WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE REMATCH
Tomorrow! Tuesday, January 17 at 1:30 p.m.
Museo de Vida Silvestre in San Juan
SAN JUAN, P.R. (January 16, 2012) – World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO (37-11-2, 25 KOs), from Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, México, and former WBO featherweight champion JUAN MANUEL “Juanma” LOPEZ (31-1, 28 KOs), from Caguas, Puerto Rico, will host a news conference Tomorrow! Tuesday, January 17, to announce their World Featherweight Championship rematch. The news conference will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Museo de Vida Silvestre (1075 Marginal Ave. Kennedy, San Juan, P.R. 00926), beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Lopez-Salido II will take place Saturday, March 10 and will be televised live from Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, P.R. on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing®, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast.) If the rematch is anything like their first rumble, more than palm trees will be swaying when these two warriors start throwing. The SHOWTIME telecast will open with undefeated No. 1 featherweight contender MIKEY GARCIA (27-0, 23 KOs), from Oxnard, Calif., risking record and rating as well as his impending world title shot in a 10-round featherweight battle.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with PR Best Boxing Promotion, Zanfer Promotions and the city of San Juan, tickets to Lopez-Salido II go on sale Tomorrow! Tuesday, January 17. Priced at $400, $200, $100, $75, $50 and $25, tickets can be purchased at www.tcpr.com or by phone charge by calling Ticket Center at (787) 792-5000.
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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Media):
Lee Samuels, Top Rank: 702-732-2717 / Lee@toprank.com
Ricardo Jimenez, Top Rank: 909-615-3436 / Ricardoej@aol.com
Fred Sternburg, Sternburg Comm: 303-740-7746 / TooFred@aol.com
Chris DeBlasio, SHOWTIME: 212-708-1633 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Annie Van Tornhout, SHOWTIME: 212-708-1663 / email@example.com
John Beyrooty, Brener Zwikel: 562-233-7477 / Johnnybey@aol.com
Steve Pratt, Brener Zwikel: 818-462-5602 / SteveP@bzapr.com
Ed Keenan, EMC Events: 609-399-1330 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Aleudi Rosario Cotto, PR Best Boxing Promotions/Credentials: 787-406-7219 / email@example.com
Museo de Vida Silvstre: 787-480-5440