BALDOMIR-GATTI NEARING SELLOUT!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – If you are interested in attending Arturo Gatti’s July 22 showdown against WBC world-recognized linear welterweight champion Carlos Baldomir, then you’d better contact TicketMaster soon. Main Events CEO Kathy Duva announced today that only 300 tickets remain to the highly-anticipated welterweight battle that will take place at Boardwalk Hall Arena in Atlantic City, NJ. (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. 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 (702) 880-5500
EMC (609) 399-0133