LA Fans Open Press Conference Erik Morales, Jessie Vargas, Josesito Lopez

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**OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**

 

BOXING LEGEND ERIK “EL TERRIBLE” MORALES,

TOP CONTENDERS JESSIE VARGAS & JOSESITO LOPEZ

TO HOLD LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE THEIR BOUTS ON SEPTEMBER 17

“STAR POWER” UNDERCARD

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 AT 12:00 P.M. PT

AT PLACITA OLVERA

WHO:             ERIK MORALES, Five Time & Three Division World Champion

JESSIE VARGAS, Undefeated Top Super Lightweight Contender

JOSESITO LOPEZ, #8 Rated WBC Super Lightweight Contender

RICHARD SCHAEFER, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions

LEONARD ELLERBE, CEO of Mayweather Promotions

 

WHAT:          ERIK “EL TERRIBLE” MORALES, JESSIE VARGAS and JOSESITO LOPEZ will hold a press conference in Los Angeles to officially announce Morales’ battle with former World Champion Jorge Barrios for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight title and Vargas vs. Lopez which will be part of the “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” mega-event taking place on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.

WHEN:          Wednesday, August 3

                         11:30 a.m. PT – Media Arrival

                         12:00 p.m. PT – Press Conference Begins

WHERE:        Placita Olvera

125 Paseo De La Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

FACTS:          “STAR POWER” is a mega-event taking place on Saturday, Sept. 17 from two world-class cities with three world titles at stake.   Floyd Mayweather and Victor Ortiz will face off in a 12-round fight for Ortiz’s WBC Welterweight World Title from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.  Canelo Alvarez and Alfonso Gomez will battle in a 12-round fight for Alvarez’s WBC Super Welterweight World Title from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif.  Also live in Las Vegas, will be Erik Morales vs. Jorge Barrios in a 12 round fight for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Title and an opening fight featuring undefeated rising star Jessie Vargas against top contender Josesito Lopez.  The mega event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWALT Tools and AT&T.  Alvarez vs. Gomez is presented in association with Canelo Promotions. “Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.