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SCHAEFER SAYS MAYWEATHER-MOSLEY NEARLY SOLD OUT; EXPECTING UP TO 30,000 OR MORE

By Ben Thompson | April 07, 2010
SCHAEFER SAYS MAYWEATHER-MOSLEY NEARLY SOLD OUT; EXPECTING UP TO 30,000 OR MORE

"The $150, $300 and $1000 tickets are all sold out. There are some, a few $1250 and very few $600, left...the time is now to snap up these few remaining tickets," stated Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer as he revealed that the clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Shane Mosley is nearly sold out. With less than 4 weeks to go, the promotion of the event is getting into full swing, as the fathers of both fighters, Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Jack Mosley, held a conference call today to discuss the bout. Beginning this Saturday, the first episode of 24/7 will air and in the coming weeks leading up to the bout, there's quite a few conference calls, open workouts and press conferences already scheduled.

The MGM Grand Garden Arena will play host to the highly-anticipated bout. Although it's seating capacity is just shy of 20,000 (somewhere between 17-20,000, depending on whether or not additional seating is added), several other closed-circuit locations will be available throughout Las Vegas. "We do plan as well, later on, to go on sale with closed-circuit locations. I think we're going to have up to 30,000 or more seats available in Las Vegas. This is this kind of event which really warrants this kind of live gate and live audience," Schaefer added. Is it just me or does anyone else think that it's more than just a coincidence that they're hoping to have 30,000 "or more" fans in attendance?



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