LAS VEGAS, NEV. (December 22, 2009) – Hall of Fame promoter BOB ARUM will present World Boxing Association (WBA) interim super flyweight champion NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE, former WBA flyweight champion and current No. 1 bantamweight contender ERIC “Little Hands of Steel,” MOREL and World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion FERNANDO “Cochulito” MONTIEL at a News Conference Luncheon announcing their world championship doubleheader in a special edition of “Latin Fury 13 / Pinoy Power 3.” The news conference will take place Today! Tuesday, December 22, beginning at Noon PT, in the Shimmer Showroom at the Las Vegas Hilton (3000 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, Nev. 89109.)
“Latin Fury 13 / Pinoy Power 3,” produced and distributed Live on Pay-Per-View by Top Rank, in association with PR Best Boxing, ABS-CBN and the Las Vegas Hilton, will take place Saturday, February 13, 2010, at the Las Vegas Hilton. The four-bout pay-per-view broadcast will feature two-division world champion Donaire (22-1, 14 KOs), of General Santos City, Philippines, defending his title against top-rated contender GERSON “El Nene” GUERRERO (34-8, 26 KOs), of Mexico City; Montiel (39-2-2, 29 KOs), of Los Mochis, Mexico, defending his title against Top-10 contender CISO “Kid Terrible” MORALES (14-0, 8 KOs), of Bohol, Philippines; Morel (41-2, 21 KOs), of San Juan, Puerto Rico, taking on two-time world champion GERRY “Fearless” PEÑALOSA (54-7-2, 34 KOs), of Cebu, Philippines, in a 12-round WBO bantamweight title elimination bout; and a 10-round featherweight rumble between world title challengers, MARIO SANTIAGO (21-1-1, 14 KOs), of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and BERNABE CONCEPCION (29-2-1, 17 KOs), of Rizal, Philippines.
Tickets, priced at $250, $150, $100 and $50, go on sale This Saturday! December 26, at 10 a.m. PT. They can be purchased at the Las Vegas Hilton box office, online at www.LVHilton.com, by calling 1-(800) 222-5361 or (702) 732-5755, and at all Ticketmaster outlets.