Ticket sales announced for upcoming Timothy Bradley fight

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Tickets to Coachella Valley resident Timothy Bradley's world welterweight championship boxing match against Juan Manuel Marquez will go sale June 21, promoters announced today.

The fight is scheduled for Oct. 12 at the Thomas & Mack Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and will be shown live on HBO, according to fight promoter Top Rank.

Bradley, a Cathedral City High School alumnus, is undefeated, the current WBO welterweight champion and former WBO and two-time WBC light-welterweight champion. A year ago, he defeated Manny Pacquiao, becoming the first to do so since 2005.

Marquez, who is from Mexico City, is 55-6-1 and will try to become the first Mexican fighter to win world titles in five different weight divisions.

Tickets can be purchased starting at noon on June 21-- prices range from $800 to $50 -- either online at www.unlvtickets.com or by calling (702) 739-3267.

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