BALDOMIR-GATTI TICKETS GOING, GOING . . . !
Fewer than 2,000 remain — 1,100 of which are priced at $50
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 30, 2006) – The Arturo Gatti machine continues to churn out stunning live-gate revenue numbers. With still nearly two months to go before his July 22 showdown against WBC world-recognized linear welterweight champion Carlos Baldomir, Main Events CEO Kathy Duva has announced that there are fewer than 2,000 seats remaining for sale. Of the 2,000 tickets, over 1,100 are priced at $50. (the Boardwalk Hall Arena is scaled for a capacity of 12,000 seats).
Main Events is promoting the evening of boxing, in association with Sycuan Ringside Promotions of San Diego and Caesars Atlantic City.
The 12-round championship bout will be broadcast on HBO’s “World Championship Boxing” series.
Tickets, priced at $400, $250, $150, $100 and $ 50, go on sale to the public Saturday, April 1. They can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420.
Baldomir (42-9-6, 12 KOs) shocked the universally recognized welterweight champion Zab Judah Jan. 7, 2006, to win the welterweight title (W 12). The 34-year-old Santa Fe, Argentina, native has not lost a bout in more than five years, compiling an 18-0-2 record in his past 20 bouts.
Gatti (40-7, 31 KOs) is a two-time world champion who is responsible for several of the top non-heavyweight live gates in the history of Atlantic City, NJ. The 33-year-old Jersey City, NJ, resident by way of Montreal, Canada, dismantled undefeated Danish bruiser Thomas Damgaard in his most recent bout Jan 28, 2006, (TKO 11). Gatti has won six of his past seven bouts and is ranked No. 2 by the World Boxing Council and No. 6 by The Ring magazine.
For more information: Main Events (973) 893-9100
Sycuan Ringside Promotions (917) 853-4484
EMC (609) 399-0133