Boxing’s only eight-division world champion and Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO will defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York’s undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside The Ring. Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), from Huntington, NY on Long Island, who aspires to attend medical school when he concludes his boxing career, has become sports’ Horatio Algieri story! All of New York is riveted to its only world champion as he prepares to battle th Fighter of the Decade Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs), the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province of the Philippines. All four of New York’s daily newspapers plus most major U.S. news outlets will be in Macao to chronicle fight week.
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 place Saturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena. It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.
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Replays of “24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri,” will air on HBO during the following days and times: November 18 (8:45 a.m.), 19 (6:00 p.m.), 21 (1:00 p.m. & 3:00 a.m.), and 22 (9:45 a.m.). It is also available on the HBO On Demand® service, HBO GO® and at www.hbo.com/boxing.
HBO2 playdates for 24/7: November 19 (8:00 p.m.) and 21 (4:15 p.m. & 11:00 p.m.).
HBO Signature playdates for 24/7: November 22 (5:30 p.m.).
Replays of the all-new special “Under the Lights: Pacquiao-Algieri” will air on HBO during the following days and times: November 16 (8:45 a.m.), 17 (11:00 a.m. & 2:45 a.m.), 18 (4:30 p.m. & 12:30 a.m.), 19 (11:45 a.m.) 21 (9:45 p.m. & 3:30 a.m.) and 22 (10:15 a.m.).
HBO2 playdates: November 20 (1:45 p.m. & 10:15 p.m.) and 21 (4:30 p.m. & 11:45 p.m.).
HBO Signture playdates: November 22 (5:15 p.m.)
All times are ET/PT.