COUNTDOWN TO "THE MOMENT: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA" NOW AIRING WITH UNPRECEDENTED DISTRIBUTION ACROSS MULTIPLE FOX SPORTS PLATFORMS
LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2014) - In preparation for what will be a matchup for the ages betweenundefeated 10-Time World Champion and current WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather and current WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos "El Chino" Maidana, Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Leigh Simons Productions will present "Countdown to THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana."This primetime special 30-minute preview show will air on various FOX Sports platforms and will feature in-depth profiles and analysis of Mayweather vs Maidana and the televised undercard fights including Amir "King" Khan vs. Luis Collazo, Adrien "The Problem" Broner vs. Carlos Molina and J'Leon Love vs. Marco Antonio Periban.
"The Moment: Mayweather vs. Maidana," will take place Saturday, May 3 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME PPV®
Tune into any of the FOX Sports Network channels, FOX Sports, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 FOX Deportes and Televisa (check your local listings) for a behind-the-scenes look at the stars of this highly anticipated pay-per-view event.
The countdown show, brought to life by producer and creative director of Golden Boy Promotions Leigh Simons, will provide audiences with exclusive analysis and commentary leading up to the mega-event.
"This show features some of the best analysis and insight from writers, promoters and television executives that we have ever had the privilege of including in a countdown show," said Simons. "Mayweather and Maidana are on a collision course and as evidenced by this show, neither fighter plans on taking a backward step."
Below please find a bevy of links, which preview various parts of the special and fight highlights:
- Countdown to Mayweather vs. Maidana - Segment 1 May 3 live on SHOWTIME PPV
- Countdown to Mayweather vs. Maidana- Segment 2 May 3 live on SHOWTIME PPV
- Countdown to Mayweather vs. Maidana - Segment 3 May 3 live on SHOWTIME PPV
- Countdown to Mayweather vs. Maidana - Segment 4 May 3 live on SHOWTIME PPV
- Countdown to Mayweather vs. Maidana - Undercard May 3 live on SHOWTIME PPV
ABOUT "THE MOMENT": MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA":
THE MOMENT: Mayweather vs. Maidana," is a 12-round world championship unification bout for Mayweather and Maidana's respective 147-pound titles. This is the third fight of Mayweather's lucrative multi-fight deal with Showtime Networks Inc. THE MOMENT is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O'Reilly Auto Parts and AT&T. In the co-main event, Amir Khan faces Luis Collazo in a 12-round bout for the vacant WBC silver welterweight world title. The pay-per-view undercard also features a 10-round junior welterweight fight between Adrien Broner and Carlos Molina as well as a 10-round super middleweight bout featuring J'Leon Love vs. Marco Antonio Periban. The event will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).
Tickets priced at $1,500, $1,000 and $750 are still available, not including applicable service charges and taxes. Tickets $550 and $350 are sold out. Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available at www.mgmgrand.com orwww.ticketmaster.com.
Six MGM Resorts Properties will host live closed circuit telecast of THE MOMENT: Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage and Monte Carlo. General admission tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $75, not including handling fees, and are available for purchase at each individual property's box office outlets and by phone with a major credit card at 866-799-7711 or at www.mgmgrand.com. Select properties also will sell tickets through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or by purchasing online at www.ticketmaster.com. "THE MOMENT" will also be broadcast on nearly 520 select movie theaters across the country. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.