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Donaire vs. Rigondeaux Sells Out Radio City Music Hall

NEW YORK  – The last remaining ticket to Saturday’s eagerly-anticipated world title unification battle between 2012 Fighter of the Year and World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight champion NONITO "Filipino Flash" DONAIRE and undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight champion and former two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist GUILLERMO "El Chacal" RIGONDEAUX, which will take place on New York's biggest stage -- Radio City Music Hall – was sold today at 5:11 p.m. ET.  The fight will be witnessed by a capacity crowd of 6,145.  Donaire vs. Rigondeaux will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

“What a great achievement for this world championship fight to sell out this iconic venue,” said Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, CEO of Top Rank.  “This validates everything that is right about boxing -- great fights between great champions, produces great events.”

For Top Rank, this will complete its New York Promotional Triple Crown, having already promoted world title fights at the old and the new Yankee Stadiums and numerous events at "The Mecca of Boxing," Madison Square Garden.   This also marks only the second time Radio City Music Hall has ever hosted professional boxing in its 82-year history.  The first fight was the Roy Jones Jr. vs. David Telesco light heavyweight world championship on January 15, 2000. 

Donaire vs. Rigondeaux is promoted by Top Rank, in association with Caribe Promotions, Tecate and Madison Square Garden.  Tickets were priced at $300, $150, $75 and $35, and were available for purchase at the Radio City Music Hall Box Office, Madison Square Garden Box Office, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com , www.radiocity.com and www.thegarden.com .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cubanborn87 on 04-13-2013

Great that the Cubans came out to represent should be a great atmosphere tonight

Comment by Dan Gutierrez on 04-13-2013

Sorry, there will be no complimentary tickets for "FREE LOADERS"

Comment by koboy on 04-12-2013

Pick em fight, but I'm going with Rigo. Donaire might have the most devastating counter left today but he got hit way too easy by lesser boxers. Plus, what if he hurts his hands early? I think Rigo will frustrate…

Comment by PAC-BOY on 04-12-2013

[QUOTE=-Kev-;13238079]How many tickets were given away for free?[/QUOTE] Just one !

Comment by LOWBLOW_CHAMP on 04-12-2013

would of loved to see this live, i been waiting for this weekend forever got a great night planned out and a nice chunk of change on rigo, i think he will give donaire all he can handle. we all…

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