Andrade & Ornelas Hit Leon,
By William Trillo
Super middleweight brothers Librado Andrade and
Enrique Ornelas landed in their home state of
Guanajuato, Mexico on Tuesday and now are only days
away from their homecoming fight in Leon. The tandem
were greeted at the airport by a slew of media and
fans who are excited to see their heroes fight on
Saturday night. Andrade will face Canada's Matt
O'Brien for the vacant WBC Intercontinental Super
Middleweight Title. The co-feature will pit Ornelas
against Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico's Alfredo
Contreras in a 10 round light heavyweight contest.
After leaving the airport it was off to check in at
the hotel where they received a stack of posters
announcing the big card.
It wasn't all play though as the guys hit the gym on
Tuesday night to get in the customary workout and
roadwork. It's going to be a busy week ahead and
Pound4Pound will be there to bring you all the
events leading up to the fight.
The doubleheader will be
aired on Televisa's "Sabados De Corona" in Mexico and on
AT&T U-verse in the United States live from the Centro De
Espectaculos De La Feria Leon in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Doors open at 5:00pm, the first fight begins at 6:00pm and
the Televisa broadcast begins at 10:30pm CT.
The fights will also be
available in the United States as AT&T* is exclusively
delivering the series across three screens (TV, Online
and Mobile) to AT&T U-verse members. The August 27
U-verse broadcasts will air live at 9:30pm ET/6:30pm PT
on AT&T U-verse® TV, U-verse Online at
www.att.net/boxeo and, for subscribers to the
U-verse Live TV mobile application, on qualifying mobile
Tickets priced at 400
pesos, 200 pesos, 100 pesos and 50 pesos are available
for purchase online at
www.eticket.com.mx or La Feria Box Office.