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Marco Huck vs. Rogelio Rossi on Saturday; 24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez episode 1 on Saturday; Eloy Perez vs. Ira Terry on October 28th

Rogelio Rossi slept through today´s press training after his arrival in Germany was delayed for more than 24 hours. A volcanic ash cloud had grounded his original flight out of Buenos Aires, and it was not before Tuesday morning that Rossi (17-2-1, 11 KOs) eventually made it to Stuttgart airport. Instead of participating in the media work-out, he went to his hotel to get some sleep. “My punches will wake him up on Saturday,” World Boxing Organization (WBO) Cruiserweight Champion Marco “Captain” Huck (33-1, 24 KOs) said. “But only to put him back to sleep immediately. I have trained for a hard fight because all challengers from Argentina are tough and aggressive. I want to put on another spectacular performance for my fans. It will be an entertaining night on Saturday.”

Also in action during today´s session was IBF Intercontinental Middleweight Champion Dominik Britsch (25-0, 9 KOs), who puts his title and unbeaten record on the line against former world title challenger Billy Lyell (24-9, 5 KOs).

24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez Premieres Saturday Night on HBO

HBO SPORTS’ 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ,

A FOUR-EPISODE, ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE

PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN AT THE MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS,

DEBUTS OCT. 22, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 14 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns for its 11th boxing installment with 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ debuting SATURDAY, OCT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). The series follows two elite fighters as they prepare for the third chapter of their spirited rivalry, an electric pay-per-view showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 12.

Episode # 1

Debut: SATURDAY, OCT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)

Other HBO playdates: Oct. 22 (12:45 a.m.), 23 (8:00 a.m.), 24 (6:30 p.m., midnight), 25 (8:30 p.m.), 26 (9:30 a.m., 1:00 a.m.), 27 (6:00 p.m.), 28 (12:30 a.m.) and 29 (10:30 a.m.), and Nov. 11 (7:00 p.m.) and 12 (9:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 23 (11:30 p.m.) and 28 (8:30 p.m.), and Nov. 10 (11:00 p.m.) and 11 (11:30 p.m.)

HBO On Demand availability begins: Oct. 24

The Philippines’ most famous citizen, Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs), opens training camp in Baguio City, while challenger Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs) begins his preparations in the familiar surroundings of Mexico City.

Episodes two and three of 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ debut on subsequent Saturdays – Oct. 29 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) and Nov. 5 (9:45-10:15 p.m.) – while the finale debuts Friday, Nov. 11 (8:30-9:00 p.m.), the night before the high-stakes welterweight title bout. All four episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.

“Pacquiao vs. Marquez III” takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT), and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The executive producer of 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; producers Abtin Motia and Harley Glantz; writer, Aaron Cohen. Liev Schreiber narrates.

NABO SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMP UNDEFEATED ELOY PEREZ FIGHTS OCT, 28 LIVE ON TELEFUTURA

Tuesday, October 18th (Los Angeles)-Back by popular demand and fresh off a monster 2nd round KO victory over Daniel Jimenez, undefeated 22-0, 6KO's NABO Super Featherweight Champ Eloy "The Prince" Perez, steps into the ring once again to defend his title against Ira Terry 24-6, 14KO's of Memphis, TN, on October 28th at Sherwood Hall, Salinas, CA, broadcast live on Telefutura. Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Don Chargin Productions and Paco Presents.

"I can't wait to get back in the ring again so soon after my great KO victory in my last fight I want to thank my opponent for stepping up on such short notice,I look forward to giving my fans an amazing fight and a victory"-Eloy Perez.

Ticket info and prices:
VIP $125, RINGSIDE $75, RESERVE $50

(831) 261-0532, Espanola (831) 905-7354 or in person at 2stepsahead gym located at 832 South Main Street, Salinas and at the door on the night.

Article posted on 19.10.2011



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