Ray Flores Handles Ring Announcing Duties on Undercard of Mayweather Jr. vs. Canelo Fight in Las Vegas, NV
In what was billed as "one of the biggest fights in years," Ray
Flores (B.A. '09) of ESPN Chicago was in front of a "live" audience, as Ring Announcer on the undercard of the Floyd
Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez boxing match on Saturday,
September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Taking place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and sponsored by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions, "Maywerather vs. Canelo
," featured the two undefeated champions squaring off for the 154 pound WBC/WBA titles.
According to Ray: "This was without question a true honor to be able to work the non-televised undercards of the fight. This was one of the biggest events in boxing history. I'd like to thank Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions for this amazing opportunity. The MGM Garden Arena has been home to some of the biggest fights to ever take place. I'm very blessed to have had this unbelievable opportunity."
In a WCRX-FM
exclusive, Tuesday night sports hosts Joe George and Miguel Flores spoke to Ray about this opportunity:
Ray Flores interview