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Pacquiao vs. Marquez 25,000-Mile Int'l Media Tour Starts Next Week!

LAS VEGAS, NEV (August 26, 2011) – Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO and JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ will embark on a 25,000-mile four-city international media tour, beginning in Manila, Next Friday! September 2 (Saturday, September 3 in Manila), to announce and celebrate Pacquiao-Marquez III -- Act Three of their exciting world championship trilogy. Pacquiao and Marquez, who have won world titles in 11 weight divisions between them, will go toe-to-toe for Pacquiao’s World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight championship on Saturday, November 12, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Joining Pacquiao and Marquez on the tour will be their respective trainers, Freddie Roach and Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum.

Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Marquez Boxing, Tecate and MGM Grand, Pacquiao-Marquez III will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The two top pound for pound fighters and world champions will begin the media tour in Manila with a public press conference at the Quirino Grandstand where a crowd of 100,000 fans and dignitaries is expected. Named after former Philippine President Elpidio Quirino, this is where Presidents of the Philippines traditionally take their oath of office and deliver their first address to the nation.

If it’s Tuesday (September 6), it must be New York! The Big Apple will serve as the launch site for the North American portion of the Pacquiao-Marquez III media tour. Chelsea Piers at Pier 60 will be the scene where Pacquiao and musical collaborator DAN HILL will begin the public press conference singing their Top-10 hit single “Sometimes When We Touch.”

The Pacquiao-Marquez III media tour will then wing its way to the West Coast for a news conference in Los Angeles, at The Beverly Hills Hotel, on Wednesday, September 7. This will be the only tour stop news conference closed to the public.

The media tour will conclude on Thursday, September 8, in México City, where Marquez and an estimated 50,000 fans will host an afternoon final press conference at Monumento a la Revolución, a landmark and monument commemorating the Méxican Revolution. It is located in Republic Square in downtown México City.

PACQUIAO vs. MARQUEZ INTERNATIONAL MEDIA TOUR

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 (September 3 in Manila) – Open to the Public

Quirino Grandstand

Manila, Philippines

2:30 p.m. – News Conference


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 – Open to the Public!

Chelsea Piers at Pier 60 – Barnegat/Montauk/Nave Rooms

23rd Street and the Hudson River

New York, NY 10011

10:00 a.m. ET – News Conference


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 – Open to the Public!

Monumento a la Revolución

México City, México

1:00 p.m. – News Conference

HAVOC BOXING PROMOTIONS PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & NOTES

NEW YORK (August 26, 2011)—On Thursday afternoon at Club 1849 in New York City, Rob Diaz Havoc Boxing Promotions hosted the kick off Press Conference in advance of a special night of professional boxing that will take place on Saturday night September 10th at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn.

In the main event, Hot Super Middleweight prospect Joel Castillo will put his perfect record on the line when he takes on an opponent to be named.

The co-feature will be a world title bout as Brooklyn’s Amanda Serrano will vie for the IBF Super Featherweight title against an opponent to be named.

Some of the best rising talent in the tri-state area will be on display which will include the American debut of Colombian Cruiserweight knockout artist Santander Silgado

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Andre Rozier (Consultant Havoc Boxing Promotions)—“This show is dedicated to 9/11 and the atmosphere will have positive energy”

JOEL CASTILLO (Super Middleweight—9-0, 6 KO’s)—“I have been training real hard. I took a long time off but now I won’t stop. We are in the hurt business and somebody will be hurt on September 10th”

Santander Silgado (Cruiserweight—18-0, 16 KO’s)—“I can’t wait to fight on this show and display my talent”

Anthony Irons (Welterweight—3-0-1, 2 KO’s)—I appreciate Havoc and I promise I won’t let them down

Alvin Acosta (Middleweight—0-1)—“I can’t wait to fight on September 10th and I will be bringing everything back”

Frank Galarza (Welterweight—3-0, 1 KO)—“This will be my 2nd fight with the Havoc team. On September 10th I will light up the night”

Ryan Ramaya (Super Bantamweight—Pro debut)—I am here to put on a good show and come out with a win

NOTE—The show is an 11 bout card and to honor the 10th anniversary of 9/11, ALL EMS workers which includes Fireman, Police Officers, EMT workers can receive a 20% discount on their tickets at the door with proof of proper ID….There will be a final press conference that is tentatively scheduled for September 8th.

“RURAL RUMBLE” 2011, FALLON FIGHTS CARD TAKES SHAPE 8/27

August 24th, 2011, Fallon, NV -- The “Rural Rumble 2011” fight card is shaping up to be one of the best yet. This will be the fourth installment of the annual series presented by the City of Fallon and Let’s Get It On Promotions. “Rural Rumble” 2011 is this Saturday at the Churchill County Fairgrounds in Fallon, NV. From top to bottom, the show is filled with evenly matched battles which promises exciting boxing action back to Fallon.

The card will be anchored by the highly anticipated return of Northern Nevada favorite Derek Hinkey (8-2, 7 KOs) as he does battle with tough veteran Anthony Bartinelli (20-14, 13 KOs) in a six round middleweight bout.

After a sensational knockout win at “Rural Rumble ‘10”, fast rising super-featherweight star, “Lightning” Lonnie Smith (14-2-2, 10 KOs) will be returning to Fallon. Smith will be fighting the talented Arron “The Energizer” Robinson (6-2-2, 4 KOs)

Roger Romo (3-0-2), younger brother of former world champion Fernando Vargas and stablemate of middleweight king, Sergio Martinez, has been added to Saturday’s card. Romo will be fighting Thomas Haines (5-7, 3 KOs) of Valejio, CA in a four round super-middleweight bout.

Carlos Gaytan (2-0-1, 2 KOs) of Reno will be facing Gregorio Viramontes of Stockton, CA (0-0-1) in a four round light-heavyweight bout.

Popular local amateur Oscar Vasquez will be making his professional debut against Vincente Medellin in a four round super-flyweight bout. Medellin is also making his debut.

Carey “Bubba” Dupree (0-1 Reno, NV) will be looking to get his first win against Albert Avina (debut) of Stockton, CA in a four round cruiserweight bout.

Donyil Livingston of Palmdale, CA (5-0, 3 KOs) was added to the card when his bout scheduled for the same night in San Jose was cancelled. The popular middleweight will be fighting Roberto Yong (4-3, 3 KOs) from Phoenix, AZ.

Fights begin at 7 pm. Churchill County Fairgrounds - 325 Sheckler Rd Fallon, NV. Tickets are available by calling 775 423 4556. Advance tickets are $10 children (ages 6-17) $12 adults; at gate $12 children $15 adults; $50 ringside, $500 for VIP tables. All bouts subject to change.

Article posted on 26.08.2011



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