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CANELO ÁLVAREZ AND JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ, JR. TO EMBARK ON FOUR STOP INTERNATIONAL PRESS TOUR BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

CANELO VS. CHÁVEZ, JR. TAKES PLACE SATURDAY, MAY 6 AT T-MOBILE ARENA PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®

All Events Are Open To The Public!

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 13, 2017) – Two-division world champion Canelo Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and former WBC World Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez, Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) will embark on a four city international press tour beginning Monday, February 20 to engage with fans and the media ahead of their Cinco de Mayo weekend showdown set for Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena. Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

Canelo and Chavez, Jr. will kick-off the four city, international press tour in Mexico City on Feb. 20 that will travel to New York on Feb. 21, Houston on Feb. 23, and end with a press event and fan fiesta blowout in Los Angeles on Feb. 24.

**PLEASE NOTE: Individual media alerts with more details for each city are forthcoming.

Monday, February 20 – Mexico City, Mexico

Location, arrival and start times to be announced shortly.

Tuesday, February 21 – New York, New York

Location: Hard Rock Café New York – Live Venue

1501 Broadway New York, NY 10036 (Corner of Broadway and 43rd St.)

Press & Fan Arrival Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Press Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, February 23 – Houston, Texas

Location: Minute Maid Park501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002

Press & Fan Arrival Time: 12:00 p.m. CT

Press Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. CT

Friday, February 24 – Los Angeles, California

Location: Plaza Mexico  3100 E. Imperial Hwy, Lynwood, CA 90262

Press & Fan Arrival Time: 2:00 p.m. PT

Fan Fiesta Begins: 5:00 p.m. PT

Canelo vs. Chávez, Jr. is a 12-round fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Tecate, BORN BOLD. The event will take place on Saturday, May 6 at T-Mobile Arena and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.