FANS INVITED TO CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO
PACMAN TO BE PRESENTED WITH COMMENDATION FROM U.S. SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN0
This Sunday! February 14 at 1 P.M. PT Embassy Suites Hotel Los Angeles-Glendale
LOS ANGELES (February 11, 2010) – Seven-division world champion, Congressional candidate and boxing’s No. 1 pound for pound fighter and box office attraction MANNY “PacMan” PACQUIAO will be hosting a Valentine’s Fans Day This Sunday! February 14, beginning at 1 p.m., at the Embassy Suites Hotel Los Angeles-Glendale (800 North Central Avenue, Glendale, Calif. 91203.)
"Over 1,000 fans are expected to attend one of Manny’s final major public appearances in Los Angeles before he heads to Dallas to defend his World Boxing Organization welterweight title against former world champion and current No. 1 contender Joshua Clottey," said Ami Almerol of Silver Shadow Promotions, who is organizing the Pacquiao Valentine's Fan Day. "In addition to Manny addressing his fans, he will be presented with a plaque of commendation from The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, California's senior U.S. Senator. The event will also feature the sale of official Pacquiao vs. Clottey merchandise and Pacquiao memorabilia."
Admission is $20. Tickets can be purchased at the door, beginning at Noon, on the day of the event.
Pacquiao (50-3-2, 38 KOs), of General Santos City, Philippines, the consensus 2009 Fighter of the Year and the Boxing Writers Association of America’s Fighter of the Decade, is deep in training with Freddie Roach for his world title defense. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with the Dallas Cowboys and Tecate, THE EVENT: Pacquiao vs. Clottey, will take Saturday, March 13 and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® from Jerry Jones’ $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium where over 30,000 tickets have already been sold.
Remaining Tickets to THE EVENT: Pacquiao vs. Clottey, priced at $700, $500, $300, $200, $100, and $50, can be purchased in-person at the Cowboys Stadium box office in Arlington, or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com.
THE EVENT: Pacquiao vs. Clottey pay-per-view telecast, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, has a suggested retail price of $49.95, will be produced and distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View® and will be available to more than 71 million pay-per-view homes. The telecast will be available in HD-TV for those viewers who can receive HD. HBO Pay-Per-View®, a division of Home Box Office, Inc., is the leading supplier of event programming to the pay-per-view industry. For Pacquiao vs. Clottey fight week updates, log on to www.hbo.com or www.toprank.com .
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