Tickets for Timothy Bradley fight on sale today


Tickets to Coachella Valley resident Timothy Bradley's defense of his World Boxing Organization welterweight championship against Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas will go sale today at noon.

The 12-round fight is scheduled for Oct. 12 at the Thomas & Mack Center and will be shown live on HBO.

Bradley, a Cathedral City High School alumnus, is 30-0 with one no contest and has 12 knockouts. He won the title June 9, 2012, by defeating Manny Pacquiao on a split decision, Pacquiao's first loss since 2005. Bradley defeated Ruslan Provodnikov on a unanimous decision March 16 in his first title defense.

Marquez, who is from Mexico City, is 55-6-1 with 40 knockouts. He is seeking to become the first Mexican to win world titles in five weight divisions.

Ticket prices range from $50 to $800 and can be purchased online at www.unlvtickets.com or by calling (702) 739-3267.

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