(Photo Credit: Martin McNeil – HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions) LONDON (Feb. 28, 2016) – Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) took time on Sunday, Feb. 28 to kick off their press conference tour week visiting some of London’s most recognizable landmarks. The fighters posed for photos alongside their teams at the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, The Shard, London Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Oxo Tower, London Eye and Westminster-House of Parliament.
The press tour will continue for the fighters with a press conference at The Park Plaza Riverbank London on Monday, Feb. 29. The tour will move on to New York on Tuesday, March 1 at the Hard Rock Cafe’s Live Venue in Times Square and will finish off at the Five Tower Stage at Universal City Walk Hollywood on Wednesday, March 2. All events are open to the public.
Current WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez is set to clash with former two-time world champion and resurgent contender Amir “King” Khan in a 12-round world championship battle on Cinco De Mayo weekend, Saturday, May 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
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 and Casa Mexico Tequila. The mega-event will take place on Saturday, May 7 at the 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.
B-roll and images of the fighters are available for use and download
here: bit.ly/canelokhan. Video and photo credit must be given to Golden Boy Promotions.