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:[email protected]
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 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 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/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.
Details on all the events will be forthcoming via specific alerts.
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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