WBC FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION ABNER MARES & FORMER TWO-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION JHONNY GONZALEZ TO HOLD LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE THEIR AUGUST 24 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT AT STUBHUB CENTER IN CARSON, CALIF. WHICH WILL BE TELEVISED LIVE ON SHOWTIME® ALSO, FORMER IBF BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LEO SANTA CRUZ TO BE ON HAND TO DISCUSS HIS SHOWDOWN AGAINST WBC SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION VICTOR TERRAZAS THURSDAY, JULY 11 AT 11:30 A.M. PT EL PASEO INN RESTAURANT WHO: ABNER MARES, WBC Featherweight World Champion JHONNY GONZALEZ, Former Two-Division World Champion LEO SANTA CRUZ,Former IBF Bantamweight World Champion ERIC GOMEZ, Vice President/Matchmaker, Golden Boy Promotions WHAT: WBC Featherweight World Champion Abner Mares and Former Two- Division World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez will hold a press to officially announce their respective Saturday, August 24 world championship showdown taking place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. which will be televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz will also be on hand to announce his world title challenge against WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Victor “Vikingo” Terrazas/ WHEN: Thursday, July 11 11:30 a.m. PT – Media Arrival/Luncheon 12:00 p.m. PT – Press Conference Begins WHERE: El Paseo Inn Restaurant 11 Olvera Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 FACTS: Mares vs. Gonzalez, a 12-round fight for Mares’ WBC Featherweight World Championship, will take place on Saturday, August 24 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, sponsored by Corona and AT&T and will be televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Also featured will be a 12-round world championship showdown between WBC Super Bantamweight World Champion Victor Terrazas and former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Leo Santa Cruz. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING is available in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP). Mares vs. Gonzalez is presented in association with Promociones Del Pueblo. Preliminary fights will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME®.

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