Dodgers Give MANNY PACQUIAO the Start For Labor Day Game

Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, will be serving up the hard cheese when he takes the mound at Dodger Stadium on Labor Day.  Pacquiao will be throwing the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers vs. Nationals game, This Monday! September 1, at 5:00 p.m. PT.  Remaining tickets to the game can be purchased via

Pacquiao will be in Los Angeles as part of a 27,273-mile international media tour announcing his world championship fight against New York’s undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI.  Algieri has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the Ring.

Pacquiao (56-4-3), the Filipino icon, defends his WBO welterweight title against Algieri (20-0), the scholar-fighter, Saturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao’s Cotai Arena.  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 be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.

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The 12-day media tour, which began on August 25 at The Venetian Macao, includes press conferences or public and private appearances in Shanghai, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York.

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