YORK (Sept. 6, 2013)—SHOWTIME Sports has scheduled diverse boxing and
documentary programs across cable and premium television and digital
portals in advance of the upcoming SHOWTIME PPV presentation of “THE
ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo.”
The mega-event is headlined by No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Super Welterweight World Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The marathon of digital content and live programming leading up to the event will be available on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, CBS Sports Network, Sports.SHO.com, the SHOWTIME
Sports® YouTube channel, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and on mobile devices via SHOWTIME ANYTIME®.
Friday, Sept. 13 and on Saturday, Sept. 14, SHOWTIME will air two
mini-marathons of programming which includes Mayweather’s most recent
victory over Robert Guerrero, Canelo’s victory over Josesito Lopez and
all four episodes of “ALL
ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo.” Friday’s block will air from 6 – 10
p.m. ET immediately following SHOWTIME’s live coverage of the official
weigh-in. Saturday’s block will begin at 4 p.m. ET and continue up to
COUNTDOWN LIVE, the live pre-PPV program airing
on SHOWTIME at 8 pm. ET/PT.
ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo FULL EPISODES
SHOWTIME Sports original series returns with ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs.
Canelo, taking fans behind the scenes as both fighters prepare for
boxing’s biggest event in years. Episode 1 & 2 (Preview) are available now online and on SHOWTIME ON DEMAND and SHOWTIME
ANYTIME, with a full schedule of replays on SHOWTIME and CBS Sports
The remaining episodes of ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo premiere on SHOWTIME with each full episode available online, at SHOWTIME ON DEMAND and on mobile devices via SHOWTIME ANYTIME the following day.
o Episode 3: Premieres Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
o Episode 4: Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
All four episodes are also being
produced in Spanish, and the Spanish-language version of each episode
will premiere on Univision Deportes Network. For more information
regarding the Univision Deportes schedule for ALL ACCESS please visit www.UnivisionDeportes.com.
SHOWTIME Sports will offer seven live streaming events in the build up to the event:
On Aug. 27 and 28, SHOWTIME Sports offered live streaming of the Open
Workouts from Canelo and Mayweather’s respective camps. Click here to view the replay of Canelo’s media workout, and here to view the replay of Mayweather’s.
Fight Week Las Vegas
All Fight Week events will stream live via Sports.SHO.com, the SHOWTIME
Sports® YouTube channel, and via USTREAM.TV embeddable player.
o Tuesday, Sept. 10 (5 p.m. ET/ 2 p.m. PT): Grand Arrivals
Sept. 11 (4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. PT): Main Event Press Conference with Floyd
Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez airing live on CBS Sports Network.
o Thursday, Sept. 12 (4 p.m. ET/ 1
p.m. PT): Undercard Press Conference with Danny Garcia and Lucas
Matthysse airing live on CBS Sports Network.
o Friday, Sept. 13 (6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT): “Weigh-In Live” airing live on SHOWTIME and CBS Sports Network.
o Saturday, Sept.14 (8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m.
PT): “Countdown Live” with interviews and special pre-fight features
airing live on SHOWTIME.
presentations of classic bouts featuring Floyd Mayweather, Canelo
Alvarez, Danny Garcia and Lucas Matthysse will air on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME
EXTREME and CBS SPORTS NETWORK. Classic Floyd Mayweather fights
include the most watched
pay-per-view event in history, Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya, and
Mayweather’s most recent victory, Mayweather vs. Guerrero. Classic
Canelo fights include Canelo vs. Trout, where Canelo legitimized his
massive hype; and Canelo’s fight against Mosley, the
fighter who gave Mayweather one of his toughest challenges in recent
For the full schedule of all classic fights, visit http://sports.sho.com/schedule/mayweather.
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
Sports Network is showcasing more than 10 hours of coverage surrounding
"THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” on Saturday, Sept. 14. Programming is
highlighted by live coverage of the Main Event Press Conference on
Wednesday, Sept. 11 at
4 p.m. ET and the Official Weigh-In on Friday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. ET.
Following the Sept. 14 pay-per-view event, CBS Sports Network will
provide complete analysis of the action with commentator Barry Tompkins
and analyst Steve Farhood, as well as live coverage
of the post-fight press conference.
Sports Network is the 24-hour home of CBS Sports and is available across
the country through local cable, video and telecom providers and via
satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158.
For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel
finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com
AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK
Sports is proud to offer "THE ONE: Mayweather vs. Canelo” live on
September 14 over the American Forces Network free to nearly one million
American service men and women, Department of Defense civilians
and their families overseas. SHOWTIME Sports offers every SHOWTIME
CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast to the American Forces Network, which
broadcasts to military bases in 175 countries, as well as 140 U.S. Navy
ships at sea. There are 600+ military installations
in 63 countries and 268 U.S. embassies and consulates serviced by the
network. All of them will be able to view "THE ONE: Mayweather vs.
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"THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO," a
12-round fight for Canelo's WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine Super
Welterweight World Championships and Mayweather's WBA Super Welterweight
Super World Championship
taking place Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las
Vegas, is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and
Canelo Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O'Reilly Auto Parts,
AT&T, Valvoline, Mexico Tourism, Fred Loya Insurance
and Nature Nutrition. In the 12-round co-featured attraction, WBC, WBA
Super and Ring Magazine Super Lightweight World Champion Danny Garcia
and thunderous puncher WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion
Lucas Matthysse square off in a fight presented
in association with Swift Promotions and Arano Box Promotions. Also,
Ishe Smith vs. Carlos Molina square off in a 12-round battle for Smith's
IBF Junior Middleweight World Title which is promoted in association
with Warriors Boxing. The opening bout on SHOWTIME
PPV features a 10-round welterweight showdown between Pablo Cesar Cano
and Ashley Theophane. The mega-event will be produced and distributed
live by SHOWTIME PPV® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The event
can be heard in Spanish using secondary audio
than 24 hours after going on sale on June 25, the event was sold out,
but six MGM Resorts properties will host live closed circuit telecasts
of "THE ONE." Properties showcasing the event include ARIA, MGM Grand,
Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo and New York-New York. General
admission tickets for the closed circuit telecasts are priced at $100,
not including handling fees, and are available
for purchase at each individual property's box office outlets and also
are available for purchase by phone with a major credit card
at 866-799-7711. Closed circuit ticket sales are limited to eight (8)
per person. Tickets also are available through Ticketmaster
by calling (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
"THE ONE" will also be broadcast on nearly 550 select movie theaters
across the country. Tickets are available at participating theater box
offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.
For more information, visit www.theonefight.com, www.floydmayweather.com, www.mayweatherpromotions.com, www.goldenboypromotions.com,www.sports.sho.com and www.mgmgrand.com, follow on Twitter at @FloydMayweather, , @CaneloOficial, @Canochampion, @AshleyTheophane, @MayweatherPromo, @DannySwift, @IsheSugarShay,
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