San Antonio, Texas (April 12) – Even with approximately 33,000 tickets already purchased for the WBA, WBC and Ring Magazine Super Welterweight World Championship Unification bout between WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez and WBA Super Welterweight Champion Austin “No Doubt” Trout on Saturday, April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, tickets are still in extremely high demand. As a result, two bleacher packages will be added to the existing set-up allowing for additional seating for over 3,000 people. Newly created seating will be available for purchase at the Alamodome box office on Monday, April 15 at noon CT.
“We are thrilled that the fans have responded in such an incredible fashion to this amazing match-up,” said Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya. “There is no doubt the Alamodome is going to be electric on April 20. I for one can’t wait to be there and it’s clear that tens of thousands of fans can’t wait either.”
Newly released seating priced at $150 and $100, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, with a ticket limit of eight per person, will only be available for purchase at the Alamodome box office and go on sale Monday, April 15 at noon CT.
Canelo vs. Trout, a 12-round Super Welterweight World Championship Unification fight for Canelo’s WBC title, Trout’s WBA title and the vacant Ring Magazine title, is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, Canelo Promotions and Leija & Battah Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The co-main event will be a 10-round fight between undefeated prospects Omar Figueroa Jr. of Weslaco, Texas and Abner Cotto of Caguas, Puerto Rico for the vacant WBC Silver Lightweight Championship which is presented in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions. The fights will air live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with Canelo vs. Trout being presented in association with Greg Cohen Promotions. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® is available in Spanish on secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary fights will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 8 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).