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Marquez & Alvarado to Hold Press Conference

Marquez & Alvarado to Hold Press Conference

03/22/2014

INGLEWOOD, CALIF. (March 22, 2014) – Four-division world champion and Méxican icon JUAN MANUEL “Dinamita” MÁRQUEZ and former world junior welterweight champion “Mile High” MIKE ALVARADO will host a news conference announcing their 12-round welterweight rumble and the return ofboxing to the Forum.  The news conference will take place This Wednesday!  March 26 in the Forum Club at the Forum (3900 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, Calif. 90305), beginning at 1:00 p.m. PT. Joining them will be Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum and Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions. 

News conference check in begins at 12:30 p.m. PT at the Forum Club entrance (media should enter the Forum via the Prairie Ave. gate). 

Márquez (55-7-1, 40 KOs), of México City, México, and Alvarado (34-2, 23 KOs), of Denver, CO., will collide in a WBO welterweight title elimination bout on Saturday, May 17 which will be televised live on HBO®.  The winner will challenge the victor of the upcoming WBO welterweight championship rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, Jr.

Promoted by Top Rank® in association with Zanfer Promotions, Márquez Boxing and Tecate, Márquez and Alvarado boast a combined record of 89-9-1 (63 KOs) -- a winning percentage of 90% and a victory by knockout ratio of 71%.

For fight updates go to www.toprank.com or www.hbo.com/boxing, on Facebook atfacebook.com/trboxingfacebook.com/trboxeo, or facebook.com/hboboxing, and on Twitter attwitter.com/trboxingtwitter.com/trboxeo or twitter.com/hboboxing. Use the hashtag #MarquezAlvarado to join the conversation on Twitter.

For more information on the Forum visit www.fabulousforum.com

 

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