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Monday, June 30, 2014

Canelo Alvarez holds media workout in San Diego

Lopez, Vargas, Perez, Herrera conference call transcript

Former world champion Canelo Alvarez will hold a San Diego media workout as he prepares for his upcoming fight against Erislandy Lara on Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena live on SHOWTIME PPV®.

On Tuesday, 01 July, Saul Canelo Alvarez will be in San Diego to hold a media workout for his upcoming pay-per-view fight against Erislandy Lara on 12 July. The fight dubbed "Honor and Glory" is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. In the co-main event, Abner Mares returns to the ring to face Puerto Rico's Jonathan Oquendo in a 10-round featherweight bout. In the SHOWTIME PPV opening bout, Johan Perez defends his interim WBA Junior Welterweight World Title against Mauricio Herrera in a 12-round matchup. Also, Juan Manuel Lopez meets Francisco Vargas in a 10-round bout for the WBO International Super Featherweight Title.

The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The event can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP). For information visit Canelo vs. Lara will be shown on the big screen in movie theaters across the country via Fathom Events. Information will be available at

Tickets are still available at the $750, $500, $250, $150 and $75 price ranges, not including applicable service charges.  Tickets are limited to eighteen (18) per person with a limit of eight (8) at the $75 price ranges.  To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at or

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