MANNY PACQUIAO will defend his WBO welterweight title against New York’s undefeated WBO light-welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI. Promoted by Top Rank and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, Banner Promotions and Tecate, the Pacquiao-Algieri bout will take place on Saturday November 22 at The Venetian Macau’s Cotai Arena. It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View.
Pacquiao and Algieri, along with their respective trainers Freddie Roach and Tim Lane, promoters Bob Arum, Joe DeGuardia and Artie Pelullo, and Ed Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China Ltd., will embark on a 27, 273-mile media tour, beginning on Monday August 25 at The Venetian Macau. The 12-day tour includes press conferences and appearances scheduled for Shanghai, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York.