Wednesday, September 3 at
11 A.M. PT
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
LOS ANGELES (September 2, 2014)
Fighter of the Decade Congressman 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 first U.S. press conference of their 27,273-mile international media tour on Tomorrow!Wednesday, September 3, in the Los Angeles Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel (2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, Calif. 90067). Luncheon will be served at 11:00 A.M. PT with the press conference beginning at11:30 A.M. PT.
This will be Pacquiao’s last West Coast media appearance of the promotion. 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 Boxing, Banner Promotions and Tecate,the Pacquiao vs. Algieri world welterweight championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®,beginning at9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.
Joining Pacquiao and Algieri will be their respective trainers Freddie Roachand Tim Lane, promoters Bob Arum, Joe DeGuardia and 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.
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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Media):
VENETIAN MACAU LIMITED
Mabel Wu: +853 8118 2268 / [email protected]
Carmina Ho: +853 8118 2051 / [email protected]
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