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Lopez-Salido II to be Announced Jan. 17

Lopez-Salido II to be Announced Jan. 17

01/16/2012

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 / chris.deblasio@showtime.net

Annie Van Tornhout, SHOWTIME:  212-708-1663 / annie.vantornhout@showtime.net

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 / keenan@emcevents.com

Aleudi Rosario Cotto, PR Best Boxing Promotions/Credentials: 787-406-7219 / prboxingprensa@gmail.com 

Museo de Vida Silvstre:  787-480-5440

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