CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION!
MANNY PACQUIAO AND CHRIS ALGIERI
BATTLE FOR THE WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
Saturday, November 22 at The Venetian Macao
Presented Live by HBO Pay-Per-View®
Two-Week 27,273-Mile Int’l Media Tour
Starts This Monday! August 25
Macau, Shanghai, San Francisco,
Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York
LAS VEGAS, NV (August 20, 2014) — Fighter of the DecadeCongressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York’s undefeated 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. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, Banner Promotions and Tecate,the Pacquiao vs. Algieri world welterweight championship event will take placeSaturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-Viewbeginning at 9:00 p.m. ET /6:00 p.m. PT.
Pacquiao (56-4-3), the Filipino icon, and Algieri (20-0), the scholar fighter, along with their respective trainers Freddie Roach and Tim Lane, promoters Bob Arum, Joe DeGuardia and Artie Pelullo, and Ed Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China Ltd., will embark on a 27,273-Mile Media Tour, beginning onMonday, August 25 at The Venetian Macao, the 12-day tour includes press conferences or public and private appearances scheduled for Shanghai, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York.
PACQUIAO vs. ALGIERI
INTERNATIONAL MEDIA TOUR ITINERARY
(All Times Are Local)
MONDAY, AUGUST 25 – 2:00 P.M.
Macao Press Conference
The Venetian Macao – Florence Ballroom 2204
TUESDAY, AUGUST 26 – 2:00 P.M.
Shanghai Press Conference
Sheraton Shanghai Pudong Hotel – Ballroom C
FRIDAY, AUGUST 29 – 1:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Media Day with the San Francisco Giants
AT&T Park in San Francisco
SATURDAY, AUGUST 30
The Venetian Las Vegas
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 – 4:00 to 5:30 P.M.
Manny Pacquiao Throws Out the First Pitch for Dodgers vs. Nationals
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 – 11:00 A.M.
Los Angeles Press Conference
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel – Los Angeles Room
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, Calif. 90067
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 – 10:30 A.M.
New York Press Conference
234 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 – 4:00 P.M.
Ringing of the Closing Bell
New York Stock Exchange
Details on all the events will be forthcoming via specific alerts.
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