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MACAO OR BUST!

CHRIS ALGIERI
INT’L CONFERENCE CALL

 Next Tuesday!  November 11
2 P.M. ET / 11 A.M. PT

LAS VEGAS, NV (November 6, 2014) —
Undefeated  World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion

CHRIS ALGIERI will host an international Media Conference Call, Next Tuesday! November 11beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT from his Venetian Las Vegas-based training camp.  He will break camp the following day after his final U.S. sparring session and head off to Macao, China where he will challenge Fighter of the Decade and reigning WBO welterweight champion MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO.  Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), from Huntington, NY on Long Island, has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the Ring.  Algieri, who aspires to attend medical school when he concludes his boxing career, has become sports Horatio Algieri story!  All of New York is riveted to its only world champion as he prepares to battle 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.  All four of New York’s daily newspapers plus most major U.S. news outlets will be in Macao to chronicle fight week.        

            Joining Algieri on the call will be head trainer Tim Lane, promoter Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum.

TO PARTICIPATE

(888) 262-0101:  U.S. Media

(832) 553-1655:  Int’l Media

Ask for the “Top Rank / Chris Algieri Conference Call”

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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, 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 by HBO Pay-Per-View®beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/ 6:00 p.m. PT  

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

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

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            For fight updates go to www.toprank.com, orwww.hbo.com/boxing, on Facebook at facebook.com/trboxing,facebook.com/trboxeo, or facebook.com/hboboxing, and on Twitter attwitter.com/trboxing, twitter.com/trboxeo, or twitter.com/hboboxing.  Use the Hashtag #PacAlgieri to join the conversation on Twitter.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Media):

 

TOP RANK

Lee Samuels:  702-378-1083 / Lee@toprank.com 

Ricardo Jimenez:  909-615 -3436 / Ricardoej@aol.com 

Fred Sternburg/Pacquiao:  303-548-0707 / TooFred@aol.com 

Ed Keenan:  609-399-1330 / Keenan@emcevents.com  

 

STAR BOXING

Dottie Raven:   718-823-2000 / pr@starboxing.com 

Joe Delgenio   914 439-0097 / info@starboxing.com

 

BANNER PROMOTIONS

Marc Abrams: 856-287-7611 / marc@banner-promotions.com 

 

HBO PAY-PER-VIEW

Patrick Byrne:  212-512-1361 / Patrick.Byrne@hbo.com 

 

VENETIAN MACAU LIMITED

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

Carmina Ho: +853 8118 2051 / carmina.ho@sands.com.mo 

 

MEDIA CREDENTIALS

www.toprank.com/credentials 

ABOUT STAR BOXING ®    

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