News May 2007

Gatti V Gomez: Tickets on sale


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (May 11, 2007) – Tickets for the Caesars Atlantic City-hosted welterweight doubleheader featuring Arturo Gatti vs. Alfonso Gomez and IBF Welterweight Champion Kermit Cintron vs. Walter Matthysse will go on sale to the public on Monday, May 14 at 3:00 pm ET, it was announced today by Main Events CEO Kathy Duva. Tickets, priced at $300, $200, $150, $100, and $50, can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-736-1420.

Main Events is promoting the evening of boxing, in association with The Tournament of Contenders, LLC and Caesars Atlantic City.

“Main Events is excited about returning to ‘The House That Gatti Built’ –Boardwalk Hall,” said Main Events CEO Kathy Duva. “Fans know they are guaranteed to see a great fight when Arturo steps into the ring, and with Kermit Cintron in the co-feature they know they will get more than their money’s worth.”


“Alphonso Gomez set the tone in the first season of The Contender by challenging Peter Manfredo in the first fight of the season,” said Jeff Wald, an Executive Producer of The Contender and Gomez’s boxing promoter. “He surprised everybody by winning that fight. Alphonso was the fan favorite for the first season of The Contender. In spite of his lovable boyish charm and respectful polite demeanor beats the heart of a true warrior. Gomez only knows one way to fight, keep attacking, go forward. He admires and respects Arturo Gatti and wants to have the fans respect him in the same way.”

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