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Pacquiao-Algieri press tour begins next week


Photo: Chris Farina / Top Rank

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri, who will be going head to head on Nov. 22 at the Venetian Macao in China, will begin their international press tour on Monday, stopping at six cities along the way.

Pacquiao will be defending his WBO welterweight title against current WBO junior welterweight titlist Algieri on an HBO PPV card.

The tour kicks off at the Venetian Macao on Monday at 2 p.m. local time before heading to the Sheraton Shanghai Pudong Hoel in Shanghai on Tuesday (8/26) at 2 p.m.

A few days later on Friday (8/29), the two will be at AT&T Park in San Francisco from 1-8 p.m., first meeting with the media and then taking part in a ballpark competition, meeting with fans and then participating in the pre-game ceremony for the SF Giants game.

On Saturday (8/30), the two will be at a private event in Las Vegas before heading out to Los Angeles on Monday, Sep. 1 at Dodgers Stadium from 4-5:30 p.m.

On Wednesday (9/3), there will be a press conference at the Hyatt in LA, followed by a Sep. 4 (10:30 a.m.) presser at the Liberty Theater in New York City.  The tour then concludes the following day at the New York Stock Exchange’s ringing of the bell.

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