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HOT FROM PACQUIAO vs. ALGIERI MEDIA CENTRAL! October 26 Edition

Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker:  “Breaking Bread with Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri”

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/10/20/breaking-bread

Will Davies, The Wall Street Journal:  “Manny Pacquiao Prepares to Face Chris “Rocky” Algieri”  

http://online.wsj.com/articles/manny-pacquiao-prepares-to-face-chris-rocky-algieri-1414403016?

Unus Alladin, South China Morning Post: “Manny Pacquiao Fights Off Adoring Fans in Hong Kong’s Central  Ahead of Chris Algieri Bout”

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1625354/manny-pacquiao-fights-adoring-fans-central-ahead-macau-bout

George Willis, New York Post:  “Chris Algieri Already Promising He’ll Beat Pacquiao”

http://nypost.com/2014/10/17/chris-algieri-already-promising-hell-beat-pacquiao/

Greg Logan, Newsday:  “Manny Pacquiao, With An Eye on Mayweather, Knows to Take Chris Algieri Seriously”  

http://www.newsday.com/sports/boxing/manny-pacquiao-with-eye-on-floyd-mayweather-knows-to-take-chris-algieri-seriously-1.9546510

George Willis, New York Post:  “Pacquiao Camp Keeps Dissing Algieri: ‘ Sparring Partners Better'”  

http://nypost.com/2014/10/23/pacquiao-camp-keeps-dissing-algieri-sparring-partners-better/

Mitch Abramson, New York Daily News:  “Manny Pacquiao Denies Basketball Obsession Distracting Him From Upcoming Fight with Chris Algieri”  

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/manny-pacquiao-denies-hoop-dreams-distracting-boxing-career-article-1.1984692?cid=bitlyhttp://

Kevin Iole,  Yahoo! Sports:  “Manny Pacquiao Appears Arrogant Playing Basketball Before Bout”

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/boxing/manny-pacquiao-plays-pro-basketball-213858420.html

Bob Velin, USA Today:  “Pacquiao’s Pro Hoops Debut Upset Promoter Arum” 

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/boxing/2014/10/24/pacquiaos-pro-hoops-debut-upset-promoter-arum/17812551/?

Robert Morales, Los Angeles Daily News:  “Manny Pacquiao Has No Business Playing Basketball a Month Before Fighting Chris Algieri”

http://www.dailynews.com/sports/20141024/manny-pacquiao-has-no-business-playing-basketball-a-month-before-fighting-chris-algieri

Greg Logan, Newsday:  “Manny Pacquiao’s Trainer Disrespects Huntington’s Chris Algieri”  

http://www.newsday.com/sports/boxing/manny-pacquiao-s-trainer-disrespects-huntington-s-chris-algieri-1.9540301

Unus Alladin, South China Morning Post:  “Manny Pacquiao Breaks Top Contender Viktor Postol’s Nose in Sparring”  

http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1626008/manny-pacquiao-breaks-top-contender-viktor-postols-nose-sparring?

Roy Luarca, The Philippine Inquirer:  “Manny Pacquiao  Godsend For Champ on the Ropes”  

http://sports.inquirer.net/166744/manny-pacquiao-a-godsend-for-champ-on-ropes

Peter Schwartz, WFAN.com:  “Chris Algieri ‘Hungry’ To Make Hometown Proud Against Pacquiao”  

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/10/07/schwartz-chris-algieri-hungry-to-make-hometown-proud-against-pacquiao/

Greg Logan, Newsday:  “Stony Brook Honors Chris Algieri Before Game”

http://www.newsday.com/sports/boxing/stony-brook-honors-chris-algieri-before-game-1.9425420

Agence France-Presse:  “Pacquiao Wants Mayweather in 2015′

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/439868/pacquiao-crossing-fingers-for-mayweather-next-year

Kevin Mitchell, The Guardian: “Manny Pacquiao: ‘I Changed When I Heard the Voice of God'”  

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/oct/04/manny-pacquiao-chris-algieri-floyd-mayweather?CMP=twt_gu

Ferrall On The Bench, CBS Radio:  “Chris Algieri: ‘Going There To Beat  Legend'” 

http://ferrall.radio.cbssports.com/2014/10/13/chris-algieri-going-there-to-beat-a-legend/

Mike Woods, TheSweetScience.com:  “Algieri Responds to Roach Chops-Bust” 

http://www.thesweetscience.com/news/articles-frontpage/19557-algieri-responds-to-roach-chops-bust

Dan Rafael, ESPN.com:  “Pacquiao Has Rematch Clause if He Loses” 

http://espn.go.com/blog/dan-rafael/post/_/id/10761/pacquiao-has-rematch-clause-if-he-loses

Norm Frauenheim, 15Rounds.com:  “Mind Games:  Pacquiao’s Sparring Partners Better Than Algieri?  Maybe, Says Roach”  

http://www.15rounds.com/mind-games-pacquiaos-sparring-partners-better-than-algieri-maybe-says-roach-102414/

Danny Acosta, Sherdog.com:  “Manny Pacquiao Sheds Basketball Criticisms, Focuses on Chris Algieri” 

http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Boxing-News-Manny-Pacquiao-Sheds-Basketball-Criticisms-Focuses-on-Chris-Algieri-76113

Jim Lampley, HBO Sports:  Chris Algieri Talks About Manny Pacquiao” 

http://www.newsday.com/sports/boxing/chris-algieri-talks-manny-pacquiao-fight-on-hbo-1.9550930?

Andreas Hale, The Ring:  “Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach Talk About Ending Five-Year KO Slump”  

http://ringtv.craveonline.com/news/361271-manny-pacquiao-freddie-roach-talk-about-ending-five-year-ko-slump

Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin: “Pacquiao Aiming For Knockout”

http://sports.tempo.com.ph/2014/10/pacquiao-aiming-for-knockout/

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Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star BoxingBanner Promotions  and Tecate, Pacquiao vs. Algieri will take place Saturday, November 22 at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena.It willbe produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET /6:00 p.m. PT.

For Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs)the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province of the Philippines, this marks the pound-for-pound box office monarch’s (he is credited with nearly 13 million domestic pay-per-view buys) second reign as welterweight champion. 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, aspires to attend medical school once he concludes his boxing career.

“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.

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TOP RANK

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VENETIAN MACAU LIMITED

Mabel Wu: +853 8118 2268 / mabel.wu@sands.com.mo

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