Looking for something to do in Las Vegas on Cinco de Mayo? How about watching two of the best boxers in the world go toe-to-toe for the second time?
That's right, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin's much-anticipated rematch will take place on the Las Vegas Strip. T-Mobile Arena, the site of the first action-packed middleweight bout, will once again play host to one of boxing's newest rivalries.
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The first fight ended in a draw, which many people felt GGG won, but Canelo's team feels confident that they can make the necessary adjustments to ensure the large contingent of Mexican fans in attendance leave happy.
“I am happy to return for the fourth time at T-Mobile Arena for this historic rematch against [Gennady] Golovkin,” said Canelo. “I opened the doors of this place to the world of boxing, and it has become my favorite venue. This is where the fight started, and this is where I’ll end it by doing what I and my fans most desire: knocking him out.”
If you need further proof that this fight should highlight your Cinco de Mayo to-do list, today's announcement happened to be made on National Margarita Day.
So, celebrate with your favorite tequila-based cocktail and make sure you clear your calendar for this exciting rematch.
Tickets for Canelo vs. GGG 2 will go on sale Feb. 27 at 10:00 a.m. PT, and are priced at $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800, $700, $500 and $300, not including applicable service charges and taxes. There will be a limit of 10 per person at the $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800 and $700 price levels with a limit of two (2) per person at the $500 and $300 price levels. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849). Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.t-mobilearena.com or www.axs.com.