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Canelo-Lopez Quadrupleheader at MGM is Sold Out

LAS VEGAS -- Tickets are sold out for this Saturday's "Knockout Kings" featuring Canelo Alvarez defending his WBC Super Welterweight World Championship against breakout star Josesito Lopez, WBC Featherweight World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez defending his crown against former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon, former World Champion Marcos Maidana facing Jesus Soto Karass in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBA Intercontinental Welterweight Title and Leo Santa Cruz defending his IBF Bantamweight World Championship against former two-time World Champion Eric Morel.

Nearly 14,500 fans will pack the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the quadruple-header presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools, AT&T and O'Reilly Auto Parts.

The four fights will be televised live on SHOWTIME Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT with preliminary fights to air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME® at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

"We are extremely proud of our efforts to showcase the superstar talents of Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez on Mexican Independence Day weekend and the fans have responded by making it a sellout," said Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions Richard Schaefer. "This quadruple-header is just another example of Golden Boy Promotions' efforts to bring the best and most exciting shows to our dedicated and loyal boxing audience. It is going to be a loud and raucous crowd in the arena Saturday night and one of these "Knockout Kings" might receive a $100,000 bonus for their performance too. I guarantee you it will be an electrifying night."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by flint on 09-15-2012

esto es lo que me gusto. canelo es una campeon real.

Comment by mrpleaseplease on 09-15-2012

I'm callin bs on this. Last week they were givin hundreds of tickets away and this week they sold out? oscar is suck a diva lol. he should use this to learn from. You need a good main event to…

Comment by DeadLikeMe on 09-15-2012

I'm rewatching Ortiz-Lopez and damn I forgot what a goodp fight this was.

Comment by snoopy360 on 09-15-2012

I'm streaming don't see the point of this fight to be honest. If lopez doesn't get the win he wasn't supposed to if he does then I can either catch the replay or download it in the morning. No way…

Comment by Simply Zyzz on 09-15-2012

amusing to hear what a bunch of haters say on here.. this is why boxing fans are the worst of all sports... always ***** about anything, some of you virgin nerds will probably stream the fights anyways so what difference…

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