Canelo-Khan available for purchase online
Once again on the cutting edge of technology, media and sports, Golden Boy Promotions will bring its fans Canelo vs. Khan via Live via the Internet. The company will stream the May 7th mega-fight between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan live at 9 PM EST and 6PM PT.
As the world’s leading boxing, sports and entertainment company, Golden Boy Promotions specializes in creating the very best fights and developing the best fighters in the world and showcasing them through premium live sports content. For the past several months, Golden Boy has been providing fans access to its highly competitive and entertaining LA Fight Club series through its owned and operated GoldenBoyPromotions.com, RingTVLive.com, Roku Channel, Amazon Fire Channel and through partnerships with myriad platforms.
“Our cable, satellite and telco distribution partners remain the key means to reach boxing fans. However, as our viewership on GoldenBoyPromotions.com and RingTVlive.com has grown over the past several months, we have learned a great deal from our fans – and they have been clear that the time has come for us to make this mega fight available online as well,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “We see Canelo vs. Khan as a first step in this evolving media landscape.”
Golden Boy Promotions has selected LiveStream as its online streaming company for this fight. Livestream’s mission is to connect people and live events offering event owners a complete set tools to make the very best in fan experiences. The event will be priced at $69.95. Additional premium content including behind-the-scenes short form video from each fighters’ training camp, international press conferences as well as full episodes from the highly acclaimed Mano a Mano series will accompany this Pay-Per-View offering.
For those wishing to view the fight on cable, it will be featured Live on HBO Pay Per View starting at 9:00 PM EST
Canelo vs. Khan, a 12-round fight for Canelo’s WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Championships, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Canelo Promotions and sponsored by “Cerveza Tecate, Born Bold,” O’Reilly Auto Parts, Casa Mexico Tequila, DOOM® — Fight Like Hell on May 13, and HANDS OF STONE: The True Story of Roberto Duran, in theaters this August. David Lemieux vs. Glen Tapia is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Eye of the Tiger Management and Patrick Teixeira vs. Curtis Stevens is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Main Events. The mega-event will take place Saturday, May 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets priced at $1,500, $1,000, $800, $600, $400, $250 and $150, not including applicable service charges and taxes, with a total ticket limit of 12 per person (a limit of 10 per person at the $1,500, $1,000, $800, $600 and $400 price levels and a limit of two  per person at the $250 and $150 price level) are on sale now. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849). Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.t-mobilearena.com or www.axs.com.