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 Last update:  2/16/2011       Read more by Golden Boy         
   
Alvarez-Hatton: Matthew Vows To Bring The Belt Home!
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LOS ANGELES - The ante has been raised in one of 2011's highest stakes bouts, as it was announced today that the vacant WBC Super Welterweight World Championship will be on the line when Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Matthew "Magic" Hatton meet on March 5 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California in a bout which will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark.

"This is a great opportunity and an honor to fight for the WBC Super Welterweight World Title as I have a lot of respect for the WBC," said Alvarez. "I said that I wanted to fight for a world title in 2011 and now the opportunity has arrived."

"I have been waiting my entire career to fight for a world title and I can't put into words how excited I am," said Hatton. "I was already really motivated for this fight and this just adds to it. I am ready to bring the belt back with me to Manchester."

"Fighting for a major world championship belt for the first time is the moment every fighter dreams of and when that belt is on the line, that's when you see a man at his best," said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions. "I thank the WBC for rewarding Alvarez and Hatton for their hard work and I know that they will leave it all in the ring on March 5."

Alvarez vs. Hatton, a 12 round bout for the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Canelo Promotions and Hatton Promotions. The evening's co-feature, Daniel Ponce De Leon vs. Adrien Broner, a 10 round junior lightweight fight, is presented by Golden Boy Promotion in association with R & R Promotions. The event is sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWalt Tools and Tres Generaciones. HBO will televise the doubleheader as part of their Boxing After Dark series beginning at 10:30pm ET/PT

Tickets, priced at $200, $125, $75, $50 and $25, are on sale now and available for purchase at all Ticketmaster locations, online at ticketmaster.com and via charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 and at the Honda Center Box Office.

Tags: Saul Alvarez , Alvarez vs Hatton , Alvarez-Hatton


 

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comment by onechance87, on 02-17-2011
[QUOTE=Russian Crushin]Well Saul has[/QUOTE] matthew has as well.

comment by Russian Crushin, on 02-17-2011
[QUOTE=LarryX2011]how are they fighting for a 154 title..has either even fought at 154??[/QUOTE] Well Saul has

comment by LarryXXX, on 02-17-2011
how are they fighting for a 154 title..has either even fought at 154??

comment by vxrandall, on 02-17-2011
[QUOTE=Russian Crushin]Rhodes has been the mandatory for almost a year before Saul ever even fought at 150 Rhodes should be fighting for this belt[/QUOTE] couldnt agree more. dont know why the WBC keep stiffing Ryan on this!

comment by vxrandall, on 02-17-2011
[QUOTE=Tomasio]It's amazing how the PARASITE ORGANISM W.B.C is just handing belts out!! 1st they literally gave the 160lbs pound belt to Zbik, but the deal is that he has to defend against HYPE JOB J.C.Chavez jr cause SCUMBAG Sulaiman knew there was NO WAY Chavesito was going to beat Martinez(who...

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