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 into movie theaters and onto the big screen on Saturday, March 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET .
“Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo” will be broadcast live to select theaters nationwide for an action-packed night. The fight card also features Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz (27-0-1, 15 KO’s) against Cristian “El Diamante” Mijares (49-7-2, 24 KO’s), Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 17 KO’s) opposite Canelo’s older brother, Ricardo “Dinamita” Alvarez (23-2-3, 14 KO’s), as well as “King” Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KO’s) against undefeated Jermall Charlo (17-0, 13 KO’s).
“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 fight.”
“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 on March 8 will help you see why these hands always guarantee a great show. Please sit back, enjoy and get ready for a great performance.”
“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.”
Tickets for “Toe to Toe: Canelo vs. Angulo” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. 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 Network.