Tickets go on sale today, Wednesday, Aug. 29, to see the highly anticipated lightweight world championship unification match pitting undefeated World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization lightweight champion Juan "Baby Bull" Diaz against International Boxing Federation lightweight champion Julio "The Kidd" Diaz in the first major boxing event ever staged at the new Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Saturday, Oct. 13.
Tickets priced at $300, $150, $100, $75 and $35 can be purchased beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Sears Centre Box Office, select AMCORE Bank Outlets, by phone at 1-888-SEARSTIX, or on-line at www.searscentre.com.
"El Dia de Los Diaz"("Day of the Diaz") will also feature a full undercard headlined by Chicago's emerging heavyweight contender "Merciless" Mike Mollo (18-1, 11 KOs). Mollo stunned Mike Tyson conqueror Kevin McBride with a second-round stoppage in Chicago on Oct. 7.
The event is being promoted by Don King Productions in association with Sycuan Ringside Promotions and Sears Centre.