Advertisement
Advertisement

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 Hopkins: Canelo-Golovkin WILL Happen, This Ain't May-Pac! Crolla: I'll Be Back Better To Beat Jorge Linares in Rematch Marlon Tapales vs. Arthur Villanueva is No Problem, Says Salud Video: Eddie Hearn on Joshua vs. Klitschko, Fury, DeGale vs. Jack Luis Concepcion-Kal Yafai Eyed For November 26 In Manchester Hearn: My Gut Says Joshua-Parker Next, Klitschko Next Year Frankie Gavin Gives High Praise To Nathan McIntosh Gonzalez: Canelo is NOT The Best - Until He Beats Golovkin! Freddie Roach, Cooper on Trump-Clinton as Championship Fight "Fighting Words” - Dead October: Hell Hath No (Tyson) Fury Malignaggi Pleads: Golovkin-Jacobs Has To Be Made Right Now! Flash Elorde's Grandsons Pick Up Decision Wins in Manila 'Don King Way' Not Moving To Street Where He Killed a Man Michael Conlan Already Eyes Future Carl Frampton Clash Joseph Parker Learning From David Tua's Mistakes as Shot Nears Mike Tyson Says His Ring Career is Unknown To Today's Youth Andre Ward: I've Always Felt Like The Underdog Hearn: I Think Tyson Fury Will NEVER Fight Again, He'll Be Stripped Orlando Salido-Takashi Miura Getting Closer For December 17 Yuriorkis Gamboa Ready, Wants a Crack at Jose Pedraza Oleksandr Usyk To Make Return on Golovkin's Card, Dec. 10? Badou Jack vs. James DeGale Deal Reached, Late November Eyed Linares vs. Crolla Rematch Targeted For Dates in February, March Hearn: Joseph Parker Has The Balls To Fight Anthony Joshua! Photos: Jorge Linares Unseats Anthony Crolla - HUGE Gallery Trainer Explains 'Witch-Hunt' That Mentally Broke Tyson Fury Teddy Atlas Wonders if Brook Had Injury PRIOR To Golovkin Bout Hearn Contacts Klitschko's Manager To Discuss Fighting Joshua Jarrell Miller Feels David Haye is Running From Shannon Briggs Muhammad Ali Receives Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award Linares-Crolla Rematch Clause in Place, Hearn Expects Fight Miguel Cotto Return in 2017 is Best Option, Says Adviser Photos: Tyson Fury Ringside at Crolla-Linares, in Good Spirits Rico Ramos Blasts Out Prosper Ankrah in Three Rounds Jhonny Gonzalez With Vicious First Round KO of Yamamoto Fury Refused Testing, Told Inspectors To F*** Off, Claims Report Donnie Nietes Makes Flyweight Debut, Dominates Edgar Sosa Video: Eddie Hearn Reflects on Crolla's Loss, The Future Video: Anthony Crolla-Jorge Linares Post Fight Press Conference Malignaggi: So Obvious, Team Canelo Waiting For Golovkin To Age
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement