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Mayweather/Mosley Poll Udate: Countdown To Fight Night - 4 Days To Go!

LOS ANGELES (April 27) - The polls on the internet asking "Who R U Picking?" for Mayweather vs. Mosley are producing very interesting results. With less than a week to go, the buzz has spread across all media platforms breaking the general boxing barriers and into mainstream sports, entertainment, political and many other sites. See what people are saying on who they think will be victorious on May 1 when Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Sugar Shane Mosley meet in the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in a mega-fight which will be produced and distributed live by HBO-Pay-Per-View® beginning at 6 p.m. PST/9 p.m. EST:

Sugar Shane Mosley picked up 3% of East Coast votes and 2% of West Coast votes since we last tallied. The data still points to Mayweather dominating the East Coast voting, while Mosley still has the West Coast fans on his side.

East Coast
Mayweather 59% Mosley 41%

West Coast
Mayweather 46% Mosley 54%

A more in depth look at the country's top cities shows that Floyd Mayweather increased votes in Houston, Dallas and Phoenix while Sugar Shane Mosley gained votes in the seven other cities that have been tracked:

Los Angeles
Mayweather 44% Mosley 56%

New York
Mayweather 54% Mosley 46%

DC
Mayweather 67% Mosley 33%

Miami
Mayweather 63% Mosley 37%

Chicago
Mayweather 58% Mosley 42%

Houston
Mayweather 49% Mosley 51%

San Francisco
Mayweather 41% Mosley 59%

Dallas
Mayweather 49% Mosley 51%

Atlanta
Mayweather 66% Mosley 34%

Phoenix
Mayweather 51% Mosley 49%

In the Male/Female breakdown, Floyd Mayweather gained a percentage point in both categories and now the women have the votes split dead even:

Male
Mayweather 54% Mosley 46%

Female
Mayweather 50% Mosley 50%

International polls are favoring Sugar Shane Mosley:

Canada
Mayweather 42% Mosley 58%

Non US
Mayweather 48% Mosley 52%


Mayweather Vs. Mosley: Who R U Picking? Poll Update

LOS ANGELES (April 21) - The internet is buzzing about Mayweather vs. Mosley and everyone is asking "Who R U Picking?" Several polls have been posted charting the opinions of a diverse cross-section of people who are clicking and picking who they think will be victorious on May 1 when Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Sugar Shane Mosley meet in the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in a mega-fight which will be produced and distributed live by HBO-Pay-Per-View® beginning at 6 p.m. PST/9 p.m. EST. Fans seem to be split down the middle with some interesting variations between males vs. females, West Coast vs. East Coast and between the top cities in the United States, but one thing the public agrees on is that this evenly matched bout could go either way.

The West Coast seems to be firmly behind Sugar Shane Mosley, while the East Coast seems to back up Floyd Mayweather:

East Coast
Mayweather 62%
Mosley 38%

West Coast
Mayweather 48%
Mosley 52%

Here is a closer look at the breakdown amongst the nation's top cities:

Los Angeles
Mayweather 45%
Mosley 55%

New York
Mayweather 56%
Mosley 44%

Miami
Mayweather 70%
Mosley 30%

Chicago
Mayweather 63%
Mosley 37%

Houston
Mayweather 44%
Mosley 56%

San Francisco
Mayweather 49%
Mosley 51%

Dallas
Mayweather 45%
Mosley 55%

Atlanta
Mayweather 71%
Mosley 29%

Phoenix
Mayweather 47%
Mosley 53%

Women are giving a slight edge to Mosley, while the men are backing up Mayweather:

Male
Mayweather 53%
Mosley 47%

Female
Mayweather 49%
Mosley 51%


Results have been derived from online polls currently running on:

CNN
ESPN
People
Spike
Entertainment Weekly
Univision
Whorupicking.com

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Mayweather vs. Mosley: Who R U Picking? is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions, and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, AT&T, DeWALT Tools and StubHub. The 12-round welterweight battle is set for Saturday, May 1 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Tickets, priced at $1,250, $1,000, $600, $300 and $150 not including applicable service charges, are on sale now and limited to 10 per person and ticket sales at $150 are limited to two (2) per person with a total ticket limit of 10 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Seven of the MGM MIRAGE properties will host closed circuit viewing of Mayweather vs. Mosley. Tickets for the closed circuit telecasts at all venues are priced at $50, not including applicable service charges and handling fees are on sale now. All seats will be general admission and will be available at each individual property's box office outlets and at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith's Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, or visit www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to 20 per person.

An all new episode of HBO®'s all-access reality series "24/7 Mayweather/Mosley" debuts Saturday, Apr. 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Episodes one and two are available on HBO ON DEMAND®. The four-part series chronicles the back stories of the two prizefighters as they prepare for their May 1 welterweight showdown in Las Vegas.

The Mayweather vs. Mosley pay-per-view telecast, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, has a suggested retail price of $54.95, will be produced and distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View® and will be available to more than 71 million pay-per-view homes. The telecast will be available in HD-TV for those viewers who can receive HD. HBO Pay-Per-View®, a division of Home Box Office, Inc., is the leading supplier of event programming to the pay-per-view industry. For Mayweather vs. Mosley fight week updates, log on to www.hbo.com.

Article posted on 26.04.2010



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