Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Sergio Martinez-Martin Murray: 10,000 Tickets Sell in 24H

By Rick Reeno

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing advised BoxingScene.com that 10,000 tickets were sold in a 24-hour period for Sergio Martinez's scheduled defense of the WBC middleweight title against unbeaten WBA-interim champion Martin Murray.

Martinez (50-2-2, 28 KOs) vs. Murray (25-0-1, 11 KOs) is promoted by Sampson Boxing and DiBella Entertainment, and it will be televised live on HBO from Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The stadium will be scaled to seat around 40,000, says Lewkowicz. Martinez has not fought in Argentina since 2002.

"The response is unbelievable. Tickets went on sale yesterday and 10,000 were sold in 24 hours. There was a limit placed of 10 tickets per indivdual. The website [http://www.tuentrada.com] selling the tickets crashed last night and crashed two more times today. We expect a full sellout in the next couple of days," Lewkowicz told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rey guey on 03-05-2013

[QUOTE=HeroBando;13111072]They'd have to sell more. You forget than the cable distributors take a solid chunk: directv, uverse... Still Floyd should be able to sell 800k with any okay opponent[/QUOTE] I forgot about all those other expenses. I'm not sure if…

Comment by Nicolino on 03-05-2013

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;13111086]Ticket prices seem kind of excessive to me for a country like Argentina. Thought it would be cheaper. Exchange rate is something like 1 arg peso for 5 USD. [/QUOTE] it's a tricky issue. Though the official price is around…

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 03-05-2013

Ticket prices seem kind of excessive to me for a country like Argentina. Thought it would be cheaper. Exchange rate is something like 1 arg peso for 5 USD. [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/ikcgOsM.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 03-05-2013

This gonna be a great fight

Comment by HeroBando on 03-05-2013

[QUOTE=rey guey;13110938]Mayweather will never fight Martinez or anybody who's remotely a threat to him. the man signed a 6 fight deal with Showtime that guarantees him a minimum of 30 million per fight over his 6 fight deal. I see…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (46)
Top Headlines Luis Ortiz vs. Jarrell Miller Could Top First Matchroom Card in U.S. Video: Michael Conlan Discusses His Pro Debut in March Joshua Coming To America, as Hearn Begins Build To Wilder Fight Felix Diaz Dares Crawford: Fight a Real Challenge, I'll Go To Omaha! Cotto vs. Kirkland, Lemieux vs. Stevens Land on BoxNation Photos: Anthony Mundine, Tim Tszyu Putting in Work Photos: Haye, Schaefer Hold Presser To Announce Their UK Deal Erislandy Lara-Yuri Foreman Card Generates 547,000 Viewers Photos/Weights: Patrick Nielsen, Dina Thorslund Ready For Bouts David Haye, Richard Schaefer Team Up, Launch Hayemaker Ringstar Froch: Smith is Not Ready For DeGale, Should Face Dirrell First Pedro Diaz on N'Dam's Big KO Win, Golovkin vs. Jacobs, Gamboa Luis Ortiz: Miller Will Have To Back Up The Crap He's Talking Adonis Stevenson: Unfair Haters Call All of My Opponents 'Bums' Danny Garcia: Not Worried About Critics Who Won't Say it to My Face Eubank Jr: In a Rematch I Would Annihilate Saunders in Four! Pacquiao: In The Eyes of The People - I Beat Floyd Mayweather Andrew Selby Faces Diale For WBC Regional on Eubank-Quinlan Wilkins, Karkardi To Appeal BBBofC Bans Over Nick Blackwell Manny Pacquiao: I Would Fight Conor McGregor - Only in Boxing De La Hoya Worried: Chavez Jr. Could Derail Canelo-Golovkin Plan Danny Garcia on Father's Racial Jabs: I've Heard Trump Say Worse! The Return of Zab Judah Ricardo Mayorga Holds Press Conference, Reveals April 1 Return DeGale: Mayweather Came To My Room, I Doubt I'll Work With Him! Cuadras Sides With Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. To Take Down Canelo Canelo-Chavez: Big Promotional Tour on Tap, Big Undercard Plans Photos: David Lemieux, Curtis Stevens - Face To Face in Montreal Chris Eubank Jr: I Can Beat Gennady Golovkin, He's Not The Truth! Photos: Adam Lopez vs. Danny Roman - Official Weigh-in Leo Santa Cruz: I’ll Fight Different Than in First Frampton Bout Froch: I'm Very Confident Callum Smith Beats Anthony Dirrell Juan Jose Velasco Faces Fernando Marin in WBA Regional Clash Oscar Valdez Yearns For Gary Russell Unification Bout Dejan Zlaticanin: I Will Catch Mikey Garcia and Knock Him Out Brooklyn Boxing With a Big 2016, Bigger 2017 is Expected Garcia Feels His Resume Stronger Than Thurman's, Has Proven More Kid Galahad vs. Joseph Agbeko on Eubank-Quinlan PPV Card Dodson Offered Buglioni Title Shot; Would Land On Haye-Bellew Golden Boy Promotions, ESPN Announce Multi-Year TV Deal
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement