Mayweather to attend Bundrage v Smith fight week

Phil Jay 20/02/2013

It has been comfirmed that Mayweather Promotions CEO and eight-time world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. will attend the press conference and weigh-in for the upcoming IBF light-middleweight title fight between champion Cornelius ‘K9’ Bundrage and challenger Ishe Smith, who is promoted by the current two-weight world title holder.

Mayweather, 35, will make his first public appearance since announcing his upcoming title fight with Robert Guerrero, which forms part of his newly-signed six-fight deal with Showtime.

Thursday, February 21

12:00 p.m.                Final Press Conference

Location: MGM Grand Detroit – Grand Salon 3

1777 Third Street; Detroit, MI 48226

                                12:00 p.m. – Media Arrival/Luncheon

                                1:00 p.m. – Press Conference Begins

Friday, February 22

1:00 p.m.                  Official Weigh-In – Open to the public!

                                  Location:Masonic Temple – Cathedral Theater

                                  500 Temple Avenue; Detroit, MI 48201

                                  12:00 p.m. – Doors Open

                                  1:00 p.m. – Weigh-In Begins

Bundrage vs. Smith, a 12-round fight for Bundrage’s IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, February 23 at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions, sponsored by Corona and MGM Grand Detroit and will be televised live on SHOWTIME beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). The co-main event will be a 10-round middleweight bout between Detroit’s undefeated rising star J’Leon Love and Derrick Findley of Gary, Indiana.

Tickets priced at $200, $125, $100, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges are on sale now and are available for purchase at the Masonic Temple box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 800-745-3000.