Boxing Superstars and Compatriots Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo Go “Toe to Toe” in Live Mega-Fight in Cinemas Saturday,

  Boxing Superstars and Compatriots Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo Go “Toe
  to Toe” in Live Mega-Fight in Cinemas Saturday, March 8

 Fathom Events, Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions Bring Four-Fight
  Event to Select Movie Theaters Nationwide from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- February 6, 2014

Boxing fans across the nation will have a ringside seat when Fathom Events,
Golden Boy Promotions and Canelo Promotions bring the highly-anticipated
12-round bout between boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez and the relentless
Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo on Saturday, March 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET / 8:00 p.m. CT
/ 7:00 p.m. MT / 6:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. AK / 4:00 p.m. HI. “Toe to Toe:
Canelo vs. Angulo” will be broadcast live to select theaters nationwide for an
action-packed fight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas that assures
redemption for just one of these elite fighters. The fight card also features
Two-Division World Champion Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz (27-0-1, 15 KO's)
againstFormer World Champion Cristian “El Diamante” Mijares (49-7-2, 24
KO's), WBC Lightweight World Champion Omar “Panterita” Figueroa(24-0-1, 17
KO's) opposite Canelo’s older brother, Lightweight ContenderRicardo
“Dinamita” Alvarez (23-2-3, 14 KO's), as well as IBF Middleweight World
Champion “King” Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO's)  against undefeated Jermall
Charlo (17-0, 13 KO's).

Tickets for “Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo” are available at participating
theater box offices and online at For a complete list of
theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and
participants are subject to change). The event will be broadcast to nearly 400
select movie theaters across the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast

”March 8 will be a huge night for boxing, and as we team up with Fathom Events
once again, fight fans in movie theaters around the United States will be able
to experience the entire Canelo vs. Angulo event like they never have before,”
said Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions.

“This will be my second fight that will be played in movie theaters and I am
thrilled," said Canelo Alvarez. "The fans know that I always look to leave
them satisfied with my performance in the ring and that's why I invite all of
them to be part of a great experience by watching my fight against ‘El Perro’
Angulo on the big screen. I promise endless action from the first bell because
when Mexican fighters get in the ring, fans are guaranteed a tremendous

"My fans know that my hands speak louder than my words," said Alfredo Angulo.
"For those who don't know me, this cinematic experience with Canelo onMarch
8will help you see why these hands always guarantee a great show.Please sit
back, enjoy and get ready for a great performance."

Mexican boxing superhero and pride of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Canelo
Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KO’s) returns to the ring hungrier than ever after a
hard-fought loss to the pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather in September
2013. His bout against Mayweather marked the highest grossing pay-per-view
event in history and made him a hero to thousands of boxing fans all around
the world. Now, six months later, the 23-year-old is ready to make his highly
anticipated ring return and prove to the world that he really does belong
amongst the elite fighters of his generation.

Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KO’s) from Mexicali, Baja California,
Mexico is a fan-favorite in the boxing world. The 31-year-old star embodies
the guts and glory of a true Mexican warrior and has every intention of
demonstrating this against the younger Canelo. Like Canelo, Angulo is also
coming off of a controversial loss after suffering an eye injury during the
ninth round of an exciting showdown against top Super Welterweight Erislandy
Lara in June 2013. A win against Canelo would cement Angulo’s status as one of
boxing’s most dangerous fighters and catapult him to the top of the list of
world title contenders.

“Six months ago, movie theaters were packed with boxing fans eager to watch
the match-up between the reigning boxing kings of the U.S. and Mexico,” said
Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of Fathom Events. “We are thrilled to
welcome Canelo back to another amazing fight as he and Angulo go ‘toe to toe’
for a night that will surely leave you on the edge of your seat.”

For artwork/photos related to “Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo,” click here.

About AC JV, LLC

Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC.Fathom is
the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a
variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide
that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the
performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series,
Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars,
socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally,
Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras –
creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned
by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC
Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal
Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network
(“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing
live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas®
(including all of the top 50). For more information, visit


Fathom Events
Christine Pomorski, 303-792-8763
Scoop Marketing for Fathom Events
Erik Stein, 818-761-6100
Golden Boy Promotions
Marylyn Aceves/Ramiro Gonzalez, 213-489-5631
Swanson Communications
Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner/Flo Jocou, 202-783-5500
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