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CHRIS ALGIERI / ZOU SHIMING VASYL LOMACHENKO / JESSIE VARGAS ROY JONES, JR. / BOB ARUM LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE

Next Thursday!  November 6, at Noon PT
The Conga Room at LA Live

Champions to Discuss
Their November 22 Pay-Per-View Fights

LOS ANGELES (October 30, 2014) — Undefeated  World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI will make his final appearance in Los Angeles before heading off to The Venetian Macao to challenge Fighter of the Decade and reigning WBO welterweight champion MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO.  Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), from Huntington, NY on Long Island, who has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the Ring, will host a Los Angeles press conference luncheon Next Thursday! November 6at The Conga Room located at LA Live! (800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif. 90015). Lunch will be served at Noon with the press conference beginning at12:30 p.m. PT.

Algieri, who spent the first four weeks of training camp in New York, moved his base of operations to Las Vegas enduring intensive training and conditioning for the remaining six weeks in preparation for his battle against Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs), the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province of the Philippines, and boxing’s only eight-division world champion.            

Joining Algieri at the press conference will be WBO featherweight champion  VASYL LOMACHENKO,World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight champion JESSIE VARGASand his new trainer, former four-division world champion ROY JONES, JR., China’s most iconic athlete, undefeated Top-Five flyweight contender and two-time Olympic gold medalist ZOU SHIMINGand Hall of Fame promoter BOB ARUM.  Lomachenko and Vargas will be defending their titles while Zou fights in a world title elimination bout on the Pacquiao-Algieri world welterweight championship pay-per-view portion of the undercard.   

All fighters and their teams will be available for one-on-one interviews.

Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star BoxingBanner Promotionsand Tecate, the Pacquiao-Algieri world welterweight championship event will take place Saturday, November 22at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arenaand will be produced and distributed live byHBO Pay-Per-View®beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT  

“24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri,” premieres Saturday, November 8 at 1:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on HBO immediately following the live World Championship Boxing event from Atlantic City. 

An all-new special “Under the Lights: Pacquiao-Algieri” debuts Saturday, November 15 at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO.

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