National Press Club

Screening of 'Countdown to May Day' with documentary filmmaker Leigh Simons

April 21, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon | acannon@press.org

You are invited to the screening of the sports documentary "Countdown to May Day," a profile of the highly anticipated boxing matches between undefeated eight-time World Champion Floyd Mayweather and six-time world Champion Robert Guerrero, as well as undefeated two-time World champion Abner Mares versus two-time World Champion Daniel Ponce de Leon.

The show starts 6:30 p.m. on April 24 in the National Press Club's conference rooms.

Tickets for "Countdown" are on sale for $5 for NPC members with promotional code, and $10 for general admission. Light refreshments will be served, and there will be a cash bar. To register, please click here.

Documentary filmmaker Leigh Simons will discuss the show and the many stories surrounding this upcoming May 4th pugilistic pay-per-view blockbuster. He will also talk about his experiences working with prize fighters during his direction of 23 boxing documentaries spanning a decade and starring Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins, Sugar Shane Mosley, Roy Jones Jr., Ricky Hatton, Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao.