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Free Family-Friendly Fun at HBO’s Canelo/Golovkin Pop-Up Event -Sept 16

The pre-fight buildup for Canelo vs. Golovkin is moving on to Chicago.   HBO Pay-Per-View, which is broadcasting the long-awaited middleweight championship bout between Saul (Canelo) Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Las Vegas, is coming to Chicago on Sept 16th with FREE events.


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On Saturday, Sept. 16 — the day of the historic showdown between arguably the two best fighters pound-for-pound in the game — HBO will give Chicago fight fans a chance to take part in the festivities as part of the city’s Mexican Independence Day celebrations.    From noon to 9 p.m., Chi-town’s Harrison Park will host family-friendly activities similar to the Los Angeles pop-up.   With the action centered in and around HBO’s tricked-out container, fans of all ages will be treated to day-long screenings of “24/7 Canelo-Golovkin,” special boxing presentations by experts and trainers from local gyms, a display of boxing memorabilia, gift-cards and other giveaways, and more.


The Canelo vs. Golovkin HBO pay-per-view telecast, live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, will begin at 8 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. PT on Mexican Independence Day, Saturday, Sept. 16.


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  • 1824 S. Wood St.   Chicago, Illinois 60608 [View Map]
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  • Park Supervisor: Tony Gonzales
  • Park Phone: (312) 746-5491


Located in the Pilsen community, Harrison Park totals 17.39 acres and features a field house with a gymnastics center, an indoor swimming pool, a gymnasium, a computer lab, meetings rooms and a reception rotunda featuring a bust of Emiliano Zapata, one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution. Outside, the park offers tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball fields, athletic fields for football or soccer, a playground and a community garden.   Harrison Park is also located adjacent to the National Museum for Mexican Art. Park-goers come to Harrison Park to play soccer, baseball and tennis, or go swimming in the indoor pool.

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