PETALING JAYA: Fan excitement is pushing up the sales of tickets for the highly anticipated title fight between Filipino Manny Pacquiao and Argentinian Lucas Matthysse for the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15.
There are seven categories for tickets – RM488 for bronze, RM988 for silver, RM1,388 for gold, RM1,988 for platinum, RM3,988 for diamond, RM7,988 for VIP and RM19,888 for the VVIP.
Sales have been brisk in the bronze and silver categories since the tickets were sold on June 7, spurred on by interest from local and regional fans.
“The initial sales are encouraging and we are thrilled by the strong response and support from boxing fans across the region especially the international fans who purchased the tickets in bulk,” said operations director of MPKL Events Mohd Fairuz Ibrahim.
The VIP and VVIP categories also saw positive responses with international boxing fans and regional supporters wasting no time in taking up front row seats within hours.
In addition to the main draw fight, there are another three title fights and five undercard fights, thus giving fans total value for their money,
With the GST zero rated since June 1, fans can purchase the tickets without the 6% tax, adding further savings.
There will be a RM5 ticketing fee applied to all tickets sold. Tickets are available online via the MyTicket.Asia site. Purchases can be made using credit and debit cards from MasterCard and Visa only. For fans who prefer to buy tickets at the arena, ticket sales at the counter will be announced at a later date.
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