Boxing news: Pacquiao vs. Algieri fight week schedule set

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Throngs of fans greet Manny Pacquiao on his arrival in Macau this week. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank
Throngs of fans greet Manny Pacquiao on his arrival in Macau this week. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank

SAN DIEGO, November 18, 2014 – Days before one of the biggest bouts of the fall 2014 boxing season, events are ramping up for the fight between Manny Pacquiao versus Chris Algieri in Macau, China on Saturday, November 22.

Eight division champion Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) and breakout challenger Algieri of New York (20-0, 8 KOs) meet at the Venetian Macau’s Cotai Arena. The fight will be shown on HBO pay per view on Saturday, November 22, at 9 p.m. ET. Communities Digital News will host a live online chat starting with the televised undercard fights.

Short of hopping on a trans Pacific flight in the next few days and snagging one of the last remaining ringside seats, there will be plenty of ways for fight fans to enjoy the action from afar.

Manny Pacquiao training in Macau, China this week. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank
Manny Pacquiao training in Macau, China this week. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank

All times are Eastern Time.


HBO will air repeats of “24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri,” HBO’s Emmy-Award-winning all-access reality series, following both fighters as they prepare for their showdown on November 18, 8:45 a.m., November 19, 6 p.m., November 21, 1 p.m. and 3 a.m., and November 22, 9:45 a.m. The series is also available via HBO On Demand, HBO GO, and at http://www.hbo.com/boxing

ESPN Sports Center, 9 p.m.

Live interviews with Manny Pacquiao, Chris Algieri, trainers Freddie Roach and Tim Lane, and others nightly on Sports Center

Wednesday, November 19, 8:30 a.m.

Pacquiao vs. Algieri Final Live News Conference. Watch live online at TopRank.tv or InsideHBOBoxing.com

Thursday, November 20, 9 p.m.

Join me live on the “Pound 4 Pound Boxing Report” as we preview the Pacquiao vs. Algieri fight.

Thursday, November 20, 10 p.m.

Final episode of “24/7: Pacquiao-Algieri,” 10 p.m. ET

HBO will air its final installment of the documentary series following both fighters and their camps leading up to the bout.

Friday November 21, 4 p.m.

Fighter Weigh-In, 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT Watch live online at TopRank.tv or InsideHBOBoxing.com

Saturday, November 22, 7 p.m.

Live Pay Per View Broadcast, HBO PPV, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. ET (undercard fights)

Chris Algieri training in Macau, China this week with trainer Tim Lane. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank
Chris Algieri training in Macau, China this week with trainer Tim Lane. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank

On Twitter, follow the hashtag #PacAlgieri along with #TeamPacquiao and #TeamAlgieri to keep up with the online conversation. You can follow the discussion via the world’s leading boxing media, fighters, trainers and fans via my Boxing list on Twitter.

Communities Digital News will keep you up to date with all of the latest news and developments right up to fight time Saturday. For the fight we will host a Live Online Chat start with the three televised undercard fights at right here starting at 9 p.m. ET We provide blow by blow live commentary and real-time photos and invite you to share your reaction to all the action. See you ringside on Saturday.

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Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR, is President/Owner of the Falcon Valley Group in San Diego, California. She is also a serious boxing fan covering the Sweet Science for Communities Digital News. Read more Ringside Seat in Communities Digital News. Follow Gayle on Facebook and on Twitter @PRProSanDiego. Gayle can be reached via Google +

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