De La Hoya-Mayweather Already Sold Out!

29/01/2007

De La Hoya-Mayweather Already Sold Out!

Press Release: Tickets for the highly anticipated super fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather sold out in three hours Saturday afternoon.  More than 5,400 tickets for  the fight, Saturday, May 5, 2007 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were devoured to help establish the record-breaking live gate of $19 million.  The previous record was $16,860,300 for the November 13, 1999 Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield II championship event at the Thomas and Mack Center. "This is a huge success right out of the gate, unparalleled in boxing and underscores the importance and magnitude of this sporting event," said Richard Schaefer, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Boy Promotions. "We are now in the process of setting up a record number of closed circuit locations in Las Vegas to ensure that any and all boxing fans can be part of this 'Super Fight Weekend.' I urge fans to make their reservations now to be in Las Vegas on May 5."