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 Last update:  3/14/2014       Read more by Showtime         
   
Canelo-Angulo Generates Over 350K PPV Buys
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NEW YORK – Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV® presentation of “TOE TO TOE: Canelo vs. Angulo” generated well over 350,000 buys, Showtime Networks Inc. and event promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, announced today.

The four-fight telecast, headlined by Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez’ impressive 10th-round TKO over fellow countryman, Alfredo Angulo, was a “knockout success,” according to Stephen Espinoza, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports®.

“We are thrilled with the numbers from Saturday’s event,” said Espinoza. "March 8 was the first time Canelo Alvarez headlined his own pay per view, and he decisively proved that he was ready to carry a pay per view card.  These results are especially impressive in comparison to the pay per view performances of other boxing events over the past few months. Add in the near sellout crowd and there is no doubt this event was a huge success for Canelo, Golden Boy Promotions, MGM Grand, SHOWTIME and boxing as a whole.”

“The fans have spoken,” said Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions.  “Canelo is without a doubt the brightest young star in the sport today.  He's been a huge star in Mexico for quite some time. Now there is no denying that he is a star in the United States as well.  We're already in discussions with Canelo to find the next opportunity to bring another exciting event to boxing fans worldwide.”

The Canelo vs. Angulo slugfest will premiere on SHOWTIME this Saturday, March 15, and open the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Bayamon, Puerto Rico.  In the main event, undefeated Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia takes on Mauricio Herrera.

Following the telecast, ALL ACCESS: CANELO VS. ANGULO  EPILOGUE will premiere on SHOWTIME.  EPILOGUE, the third and final installment of the ALL ACCESS series devoted to "TOE TO TOE," will feature unprecedented access from Fight Week in Las Vegas, highlights of the drama inside of the ring and a rare look inside of the minds of the fighters and their camps in the aftermath of the fight.

Tags: Saul Alvarez , Alfredo Angulo , Canelo-Angulo , Canelo vs. Angulo



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comment by Espy, on 03-18-2014
[QUOTE=Wizardsh]You gotta be an idiot if you think may did those ppv numbers by himself. No way does may do those numbers again with a no name boxer.He needs people like Canelo to do any numbers close to that. I bet you think may does 3mill ppv with Marcos. Be realistic clown may does less then 1...

comment by croz, on 03-18-2014
Don't know why people are pretending they give a **** about Lara. If Canelo beats him people will still turn around and say he's fighting cans.

comment by icha, on 03-18-2014
[QUOTE=mrlopez]its good news for gb and gingers dic.kriders. that ppv was bs, straight up. He's a decent fighter, nothing more, yet. He's got skills but he fought a zombie in Angulo, Trout was nothing more than a decent fighter himself & Mayweather shut him out. So when/if he decides to fight som...

comment by mrlopez, on 03-18-2014
[QUOTE=hitking]So what. Canelo's a good fighter who draws well. And he fights in a very good weight range. Anybody from 47-60 would love to get a shot at Ginger. And he's good enough to compete with most everyone in that range. There's nothing bittersweet about it. Its good news.[/QUOTE] its g...

comment by ShoulderRoll, on 03-16-2014
[QUOTE=285Kid]WBA new ranking has #2 Saul Alvarez & #3 Anthony Mundine , #1 now vacated so is set for the WBA interim belt (Lara now a world champion) WBA Interim belt Saul Alvarez vs Anthony Mundine WBC Jr. Featherweight belt Leo Santa Cruz (c) vs Hugo Cazares/Carl Frampton winner w...

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