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Canelo-Trout: 15,000 Tickets Sold, Huge Crowd Expected

By Miguel Rivera

According to Ramiro Gonzalez, public relations director for Golden Boy Promotions, there have already been 15,000 tickets sold in two days for the junior middleweight unification between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30KOs) and Austin Trout (26-0, 14KOs), taking place on April 20th at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

"In two days 15,000 tickets were sold including the most expensive seats at ringside, so we expect 35 to 40 thousand spectators at the Alamodome for the fight with Trout," Gonzalez said.

Back in 1993, a record attendance of over 58,000 came to Julio Cesar Chavez take on Pernell Whitaker for the WBC welterweight crown. 

"Now Canelo can write his own story and he will definitely have a large mass of fans on April 20 against Trout, in a fight where Saul puts his unbeaten record on and should prove to be the next world figure in boxing," Gonzalez explained. "Saul is a charismatic fighter, a box office hit and he will confirm [his worth] with Austin Trout in a real test."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bigsmoothh on 03-16-2013

he youn though...........

Comment by PAC-BOY on 03-16-2013

Canelo is the new Face of Boxing!

Comment by Fetta on 03-16-2013

[QUOTE=Verstyle;13152292]If you want a $10 seat in this place....[IMG]http://www.seattlemet.com/data/images/2012/5/image/12663/Alamodome---SACVB.jpg[/IMG] you might as well watch it on TV. The Alamodome is MASSIVE. It can expand to hold up to 72,000[/QUOTE] I think they want it configurdd for 35-40K. And for 10…

Comment by Verstyle on 03-16-2013

[QUOTE=Chief2ndzOnly!;13151139]I dont know who keeps telling ya'll these tickets are $10 or cheap for that matter. The $300 tickets are gone. The $100 tickets are gone. The only tickets left are the $150 tickets and they are in short supply.…

Comment by Verstyle on 03-16-2013

If you want a $10 seat in this place....[IMG]http://www.seattlemet.com/data/images/2012/5/image/12663/Alamodome---SACVB.jpg[/IMG] you might as well watch it on TV. The Alamodome is MASSIVE. It can expand to hold up to 72,000

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