Boxing fans in Texas have a sensational opportunity on Saturday, July 18 to attend two world-class boxing events on the same day at the same venue! A full day of action from the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas, kicks off with an afternoon session of Premier Boxing Champions on CBS, with doors opening at 12:00 p.m. MT, while the evening session of Showtime begins with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. MT.
Fans purchasing tickets for the evening session will also be provided a ticket for the afternoon card as well.
Tickets for the live events are priced at $200, $100, $75, $50 and $25 dollars and are on sale now. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or the University Ticket Center at (915) 747-5234. Tickets are also available at www.ticketmaster.com.
Headlining the evening session is the return to El Paso of former world champion and son of Mexican boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., (48-2-1, 32 KOs), who fights in El Paso for the second time, in a 10-round super middleweight bout against hard-hitting Marcos “Dorado” Reyes, (33-2, 24 KOs).
The afternoon’s main event features the United States debut of undefeated Irish superstar Carl Frampton, (20-0, 14 KOs) in a ten round featherweight clash with quick-fisted featherweight Alejandro “Cobrita” Gonzalez, Jr. (25-1-2, 15 KOs).
Also featured on the PBC on CBS telecast will be the return of Mexican-American heavyweight star Chris Arreola, (36-4, 31 KOs).