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Oscar De La Hoya: Canelo-Lara Card Will Be Sold Out

By Ryan Burton

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV - BoxingScene.com caught up with Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya earlier today to get his take on the success that the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara Showtime pay-per-view event is having at the box office.  Various sources have informed BoxingScene.com that ticket sales have been strong and that between 11,000-12,000 seats had been sold as of this morning.

Fans have been clamoring for this showdown for over a year and De La Hoya said that he fully expects the event to sellout.  He said that when you combine Canelo's star power with a dangerous rival like Lara, and an undercard that features fighters such as Abner Mares and Juan Manuel Lopez, you have the formula for a successful event.

"We expect a sellout.  We think that this will sell out today.  We feel that with Canelo, with Lara and Abner Mares - the whole undercard is unbelievable.  The star power that Canelo Alvarez has is amazing. The fans know they are getting an exciting fight," De La Hoya told BoxingScene.com.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by icha on 07-08-2014

[QUOTE=PETUFF;14738037]please stop dreaming!!Canelo never going to fight a guy like GGG not in 100 years :boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] canelo was never going to fight trout? canelo was never going to fight lara? you guys just wont learn schiet...

Comment by PETUFF on 07-08-2014

please stop dreaming!!Canelo never going to fight a guy like GGG not in 100 years :boxing::boxing:

Comment by SlySlickSmooth on 07-08-2014

Can't wait for Canelo to hand over his star power to Golovkin when he realizes he can't make 154 anymore.

Comment by Snake4380 on 07-08-2014

Canelo goes back to fighting one-dimensional guys like El Perro, Jos Lopez and the kid from the contender for the next few years after this schooling... js...

Comment by US Dirk Killer on 07-08-2014

Dang... Canelo straight carrying this card....

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