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Bob Arum and Don King give first-ever network TV joint interview tonight!

NEW YORK, NY (January 19, 2011) – You would think at age 79 and with approximately 80 years of promotional experience between them they have done it all, but Hall of Fame promoters Bob Arum and Don King have never conducted a joint network television interview -- until today!

Arum and King, who announced "Relentless: Miguel Cotto vs. Ricardo Mayorga" -- their first co-promotion in five years -- at a New York press conference today, will make their joint network TV debut Tonight! Wednesday, January 19, on "America's Nightly Scoreboard," on FOX Business, at 7:45 p.m. ET / 4:45 p.m. PT and rerun at 10:45 p.m. ET / 7:45 p.m. PT. You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll be glad you tuned in.

"Relentless" is the pay-per-view extravaganza headlined by World Boxing Association (WBA) super welterweight champion MIGUEL COTTO defending his world title against two-division world champion RICARDO MAYORGA, Saturday, March 12, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. It will be produced and distributed Live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Joining Cotto and Mayorga on the pay-per-view will be former WBA super welterweight champion and future rabbi YURI FOREMAN, in his comeback fight, against Top-10 contender PAWEL WOLAK; World Boxing Council (WBC) female super welterweight champion CHRISTY MARTIN, who will be featured in a special attraction super welterweight battle going for her landmark 50th professional victory, and International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight champion MIGUEL VAZQUEZ defending his title against undefeated mandatory challenger LENNY ZAPPAVIGNA.

Cotto vs. Mayorga will be promoted by Top Rank, in association with Cotto Promotions, Don King Productions, Tecate and MGM Grand, and produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV®.

Article posted on 20.01.2011



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