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Mosley - Mora Undercard Update

LOS ANGELES, September 2 - Widely considered to be one of female boxing's best pound for pound fighters, Moreno Valley, California's Kaliesha West will return home to fight in Southern California on Saturday, September 18 to face South Carolina's Angel Gladney for the vacant WBO Bantamweight World Title on the off-television portion of the "200: Celebrate and Dominate" Mosley vs. Mora undercard at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles..

This world championship bout adds to a card that includes a main event featuring Five-Time World Champion Sugar Shane Mosley facing off against former World Champion Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora, Mexican phenom Saul "Canelo" Alvarez facing former World Champion Carlos "Tata" Baldomir, top junior welterweight contender "Vicious" Victor Ortiz taking on former World Champion "Vicious" Vivian Harris and former World Champion Daniel Ponce De Leon taking on number two world rated featherweight Antonio Escalante in a WBO Featherweight Title Elimination bout.

"200: CELEBRATE AND DOMINATE" Mosley vs. Mora is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, AT&T and DeWalt Tools. The special night of boxing set for Saturday, September 18 at STAPLES Center is an official event of the Mexican Bicentennial celebration in Los Angeles, Calif., and will be produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Tickets for Mosley vs. Mora, priced at $200, $125, $75 and $20, are on sale now and available for purchase online at ticketmaster.com, via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at (800)745-3000. Tickets are also available at STAPLES Center box office.

An amateur superstar who won 98 bouts over the course of a career that saw her earn National Golden Gloves and Junior Olympics titles, Kaliesha "Wild Wild" West (12-1-2, 3 KO's) has been boxing since the age of ten and at just 22 years old, she is knocking on the door of a world title. Unbeaten for nearly two years, West is coming off a fifth round TKO of Vannessa Guimaraes in June and she's ready for the biggest fight of her career at STAPLES Center on September 18.

Though she doesn't own the same amount of amateur accolades as her opponent, South Carolina's Angel "Non-Stop" Gladney (6-2-1, 5 KO's) certainly has the same determination to win the Bantamweight World Title this September. A pro since 2009, Gladney has shown amazing power thus far, and with all five of her knockout wins coming in the first round, expect fireworks early when these two bantamweights collide.

For more information on "200: CELEBRATE AND DOMINATE" Mosley vs. Morago to www.goldenboypromotions.com, www.whorupicking.com, www.aegworldwide.com, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GoldenBoyBoxing, www.twitter.com/STAPLESCenterLA, www.twitter.com/SugarShaneM, www.twitter.com/ssab12, www.twitter.com/VICIOUSOrtiz, www.twitter.com/kwildwildwest or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing.


TECATE INVITES BOXING AFICIONADOS TO CELEBRATE MEXICAN HERITAGE DURING MOSLEY VS. MORA FIGHT WEEK

Beer Brand Sponsors Fight in Midst of Mexico’s 200th Anniversary of Independence

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Tecate, cerveza con carácter, will commemorate Mexico’s Bicentennial Independence Day weekend by sponsoring Golden Boy Promotions’ “200: Celebrate and Dominate” event on September 18, featuring “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Mexican-American Sergio Mora at Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center. The card, which will be televised live on HBO PPV, also includes Mexican boxing sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Carlos Baldomir, and Mexican-American Victor Ortiz vs. Vivian Harris.

“As a Mexican beer brand, we’re excited to join our consumers to celebrate a day that marks such an incredible milestone for Mexicans all around the world. Through our sponsorship and promotion of the Mosley vs. Mora event, we recognize the determination, carácter and hard work of many generations that have allowed us to proudly say that we are authentically Mexican,” said Felix Palau, vice president of marketing for Tecate.

During the weeks leading up to the event, Tecate will tailor its TV, radio and out-of-home advertising with fight details to ensure as many fans as possible are invited to join in the pugilistic celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day.

When adult boxing fans in key cities stop by their favorite retail store, they’ll notice tailored banners, displays and posters with images of Mosley and Mora. Additionally, those 21 and older will be able to pick up a mail-in rebate coupon worth $25.00 off of the HBO PPV fight event with the purchase of a 12-pack or larger of Tecate or Tecate Light (only available in Ariz., Calif., Colo., Nev., N.M., Ore., and Wash.), ensuring they’ll be able to cheer for their favorite boxer at home. For rules and regulations, visit www.CervezaTecate.com.

Furthermore, aficionados visiting select retail stores in Los Angeles and San Diego will be able to meet a few Golden Boy Promotions champions and go inside the Tecate Museo de Boxeo, or Boxing Museum, to garner a close-up look at memorabilia from some of the most outstanding pugilistic moments in recent years. Chicas Tecate will be on-hand to pose for pictures with adult fans as they become the “Tecate Champion” in front of a mini-boxing ring photo backdrop. During a special promotion in Los Angeles, consumers also will have opportunity to witness the antics of Univision Radio personality Piolín.

For those with tickets to the “200: Celebrate and Dominate” fight on Saturday, September 18, Tecate will offer lucky consumers a text-to-win promotion where they have the chance to upgrade their seats and watch the action from the arena floor. Additionally, the beer brand will paint the STAPLES Center red with the appearance of brand ambassadors Chicas Tecate for photo sessions with aficionados, as well as commemorative 22 oz. and 32 oz. cups with the fighter’s images for sale at the venue’s concourse.

As part of Independence Day weekend celebrations, Tecate is offering boxing fans an additional opportunity to get closer to the sport during the live broadcast of Telefutura’s “Solo Boxeo Tecate” program which will take place in the STAPLES Center parking lot on Friday, September 17 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The card will be an occasion for fans to see some of boxing’s rising stars.

Earlier that evening, beginning at 6:00 p.m., the beer brand will complete “Solo Boxeo Tecate” ticket-holders’ experiences with its Tecate Boxing Fan Zone. Located near the ring, this area will include interactive boxing games, music, photo opportunities with Chicas Tecate, and much more.

For more information or to speak with a brand executive about Tecate’s campaign in support of boxing and fans everywhere, please contact FORMULATIN at (212) 219-0321.

Article posted on 03.09.2010



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