DEWALT Exclusive Power Tool Sponsor of the De La Hoya Vs. Pacquiao...

DEWALT Exclusive Power Tool Sponsor of the De La Hoya Vs. Pacquiao Fight

- "Knockout" Promotion to be Held Across U.S. with The Home Depot, Chance to Win Free Tickets to Sold-Out Fight -


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BALTIMORE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — DEWALT, a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools, announces it is the exclusive tool manufacturer of The Dream Match between Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao on December 6. To leverage its sponsorship, DEWALT will launch the “Knock Out” Sweepstakes at select Home Depot stores nationwide beginning on October 24.

“This highly anticipated fight is a great opportunity for DEWALT to show its support for a sport that requires the same level of power, speed, performance and toughness that our products deliver to our end users,” commented Hector Vallejo, National Marketing Manager for DEWALT. “The DEWALT brand resonates perfectly with this sport and allows us to interact with a core group of end users.”

As the second biggest gate in boxing history, the De La Hoya vs. Pacquiao fight sold out within hours, grossing nearly $17 million. DEWALT’s “Knock Out” Sweepstakes gives boxing fans a chance to win a VIP package to the sold-out event by registering for the promotion at Home Depots across the country. DEWALT will also be on site at The Home Depot to host “Knock Out” Demo Days, where customers can test the newest tools and take advantage of special promotions.

Customers can register for the “Knock Out” Sweepstakes at Home Depot stores across the country from October 24 to November 21. Winners will be announced on November 24. One grand prize winner will win two tickets to the fight, including meals, roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations. Two first place winners and two second place winners will receive a DEWALT tool package worth $2,000 and $1,000, respectively. Cities participating in the “Knock Out” promotion include: San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Houston, TX; Chicago, IL; and New York, NY.

Customers can download a registration form on www.DEWALT.com and visit any participating Home Depot to register. For additional information on the “Knock Out” Sweepstakes, contest rules or prize giveaways, please visit www.DEWALT.com.

About DeWALT (www.dewalt.com)

DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With over 1,000 factory owned and authorized service locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive repair networks in North America.

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DEWALT Exclusive Power Tool Sponsor of the De La Hoya Vs. Pacquiao Fight