U.S. BRACES ITSELF FOR
THE RETURN OF PACMANIA!
MANNY PACQUIAO LANDS AT LAX
TOMORROW! SATURDAY, APRIL 2, at 8:05 P.M. PT
FIGHT CAMP 360˚: PACQUIAO vs. MOSLEY SERIES
DEBUTS WITH FULL NETWORK CLEARANCE
TOMORROW! SATURDAY, APRIL 2 on CBS
NOON ET / 9 A.M. PT
LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2011) – Boxing’s No. 1 pound for pound fighter and eight-division world champion CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport, on Philippine Airlines flight PR 102 Tomorrow! Saturday, April 2, at 8:05 p.m. PT. Pacquiao and trainer, world-famous Freddie Roach, will begin the intensive final four weeks of training at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif., preparing for Manny’s defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against three-division world champion Sugar Shane Mosley.
The four-part series premiere of Fight Camp 360°: Pacquiao vs. Mosley will air Tomorrow! Saturday, April 2 on CBS, with full clearance on the entire network, beginning at Noon ET / 9 a.m. PT, before the NCAA Final Four. (Fight Camp 360° trailer: http://bit.ly/fraxXT)
Pacquiao (52-3-2, 38 KOs), of General Santos City, Philippines and Mosley (46-6-1, 39 KOs), of Pomona, Calif., have won world titles in 11 weight divisions between them. They will go toe-to-toe on Saturday, May 7, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. Named the “Fighter of the Decade” by the Boxing Writers Association of America, Pacquiao will be making his first ring appearance in The Fight Capital of the World since 2009.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Sugar Shane Mosley Promotions, Tecate and MGM Grand, Pacquiao vs. Mosley will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV®.
Remaining tickets to Pacquiao vs. Mosley, priced at $1,000, can be purchased through Ticketmaster. To charge by phone, with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to 10 per person.
Closed circuit tickets, priced at $50, are on sale now and available at all Las Vegas MGM Resorts properties.
The Pacquiao vs. Mosley pay-per-view telecast, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, has a suggested retail price of $54.95, will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV®. The telecast will be available in HD-TV for those viewers who can receive HD. For Pacquiao vs. Margarito fight week updates, log on to www.sports.SHO.com or www.toprank.com .
Who will win? Wladimir Klitschko or Tyson Fury?