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MANNY PACQUIAO – CHRIS ALGIERI WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP NEW YORK PRESS CONFERENCE

TODAY 

Thursday, September 4
at 10 A.M. ET
The Liberty Theater – Times Square

NEW YORK (September 4, 2014) — Fighter of the DecadeCongressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, and New York’s undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI, 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 the final U.S. press conference of their 27,273-mile international media tour TODAY!  Thursday,

September 4, at the Liberty Theater in Times Square(234 West 42ndSt., New York, NY 10036). Please enter through the “Liberty Diner” Door.  Continental breakfast will be served at 10:00 A.M. ET with the press conference beginning at 10:30 A.M. ET.  Please RSVP to:RSVP@emcevents.com

September 4-5 in New York will be Pacquiao’s last media appearances of the promotion in the U.S.  He will be training in the Philippines.

Pacquiao (56-4-3), the Filipino icon, defends his WBO welterweight title against Algieri (20-0), the scholar-fighter, Saturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena.  Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star BoxingBanner Promotions and Tecate,the Pacquiao vs. Algieri world welterweight championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®,beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.

Joining Pacquiao and Algieri will be their respective trainersFreddie Roach and Tim Lane, promoters Bob Arum, Joe DeGuardiaand Artie Pelullo, and Ed Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China Ltd.  All the participants will be available for interviews.

The 12-day media tour, which began on August 25 at The Venetian Macao, includes press conferences or public and private appearances in Shanghai, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York.

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

Details on all the events will be forthcoming via specific alerts.

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

Bernie Bahrmasel : 773-592-2986 / berniebahrmasel@yahoo.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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