Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing 's only eight-division world champion, defends his 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.
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.
Pacquiao (56-4-3), the Filipino icon, and Algieri (20-0), the scholar fighter, 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 Macao, the 12-day tour includes press conferences or public and private appearances scheduled for Shanghai, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York.