DEVON ALEXANDER THROWS OUT FIRST PITCH
FOR HOMETOWN ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Former two-division world champion Devon Alexander “The Great” took a break from training camp for this Saturday’s showdown with Jesus Soto Karassto throw out the first pitch for his hometown St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Father’s Day. Alexander was joined by his children, Cesily and Devon Alexander Jr.
The 27-year-old Alexander (25-2, 14 KOs) returns against the hard-hitting Soto Karass (28-9-3, 18 KOs) in the opening bout of Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®tripleheader, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Guerrero vs. Kamegai is a 12-round fight promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. In the co-main event Gary Russell Jr. faces Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko in a 12-round showdown for the vacant WBO World Featherweight Title and in the opener Devon Alexander will face off against Jesus Soto Karass in a 10-round super welterweight match up. It will take place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., and will air as the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main event live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) and will be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).
Tickets priced at $150, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, and are available online at AXS.com, by phone at 888-9-AXS-TIX (888-929-7849) and at StubHub Center Box Office (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. PT to 6 p.m. PT). VIP Suites are available by calling 877-604-8777. For more information on group discounts or VIP packages, please call 877-234-8425.
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CONTACTS: Ramiro Gonzalez/Marylyn Aceves, Golden Boy
Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner/Flo Jocou, Swanson Communications: (202) 783- 5500
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Michael Roth, AEG: (213) 742-7155
Mario Serrano, Team Guerrero (408) 607-5756
John Beyrooty/Matt Donovan, BZA/SHOWTIME: (562) 233-7477/(818) 462-5613
Media Credentials: www.magnamedia.com