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You're Invited to Chavez-Martinez Grand Arrivals

You're Invited to Chavez-Martinez Grand Arrivals

09/10/2012

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (September 10, 2012) -- Undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend, JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR., 46-0-1, 32 KOs), of Culiacán, México, and two-division world champion and pound for pound kingpin with the matinee idol looks, SERGIO "Maravilla" MARTÍNEZ (49-2-2, 28 KOs), of Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, will make their Las Vegas Grand Arrivals to officially kickoff Fight Week, Tomorrow!  Tuesday, September 11, at the South Valet Entrance of Wynn Las Vegas (3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nev. 89109.)  Open to the public,  Martínez will arrive at 12:30 p.m. PT, followed by Chávez Jr. at 1:00 p.m. PT.  Chávez Jr. and Martínez are six days away from their historic Méxican Independence Day Weekend world championship showdown.

Promoted by Top Rank®, Zanfer Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, in association with Wynn Las Vegas, AT&T and Tecate, the Chávez Jr. vs. Martínez Middleweight Championship Event will take place Saturday, September 15, Méxican Independence Day Weekend, at the Thomas & Mack Center, on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.  The live pay-per-view undercard will feature four exciting bouts. 

Remaining tickets to the Julio César Chávez Jr. vs. Sergio Martínez World Middleweight Championship, priced at $75 and $50, can be purchased at the Thomas & Mack Center box office and Town Square Las Vegas Concierge. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.unlvtickets.com.  To charge by telephone call (702) 739-FANS.

Remaining tickets to the Wynn Las Vegas closed circuit presentation, priced at $70 for reserved seating in the intimate Encore Theater and $50 for general admission in the Lafite Ballroom at Wynn, inclusive of applicable taxes and fees, can be purchased by calling (702) 770-7118, through the website wynnlasvegas.com or by visiting the Wynn Ticket Office (Friday-Tuesday:  10 a.m. to 11 p.m. PT / Wednesday-Thursday:  10 a.m. -   6 p.m. PT) or the Wynn Concierge (Daily:  10 a.m. - 9 p.m. PT.)

The Chávez Jr. vs. Martínez world championship telecast, which begins at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT, will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View and will be available to more than 92 million pay-per-view homes. HBO Pay-Per-View, a division of Home Box Office, Inc., is the leading supplier of event programming to the pay-per-view industry. Follow HBO Boxing news at www.hbo.com and at www.facebook.com/hboboxing. Use the hashtag #ChavezMartinez to join the conversation on Twitter.  For Chávez Jr. vs. Martínez updates log on to www.toprank.com, www.dbe1.com or www.hbo.com.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Media):

Lee Samuels, Top Rank:  702-378-1083 / Lee@toprank.com

Ricardo Jimenez, Top Rank/Chávez Jr:  909-615-3436 / Ricardoej@aol.com

Kevin Rooney, Jr., DiBella Entertainment/Martínez:  646-496-7403 / Kevin@dbe1.com

Fred Sternburg, Sternburg Comm:  303-548-0707 / TooFred@aol.com

Ed Keenan, EMC Events:  609-399-1330 / Keenan@emcevents.com  

Patrick Byrne, HBO Pay-Per-View:  212/512-1361 / Patrick.Byrne@hbo.com

Deanna Pettit, Wynn Las Vegas:  702-770-2121 / Deanna.Pettit@wynnlasvegas.com

Rachel Trontel, Thomas & Mack Center:  702-895-3078 / rachel.trontel@unlv.edu

Media Credentials:  credentials@langdonflynn.com

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