Arlington, Texas (March 10, 2010) – Fighter of the Decade, Congressional candidate and boxing’s No. 1 pound for pound attraction MANNY “PacMan” PACQUIAO and former world welterweight champion and current No. 1 contender JOSHUA CLOTTEY along with Dallas Cowboys owner JERRY JONES and Hall of Fame promoter BOB ARUM, will host the Final News Conference for THE EVENT: PACQUIAO vs. CLOTTEY World Welterweight Championship, Today! Wednesday, March 10, inside the East Plaza at Cowboys Stadium. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. with the news conference beginning promptly at 1 p.m. CT. The news conference will be streamed live on most of the major websites.
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Media Shuttles, located at the Hertz rental car location (go towards the front lobby of the hotel. The shuttle location is to the right just as you get to the front door) will depart at 11:30 a.m. CT
Below, please find select clips from Media Central.
Gary Andrew Poole, TIME: “Pacquiao and Mayweather: One Bout Away From The Big One?”
Jaime Aron, Associated Press: “Pacquiao Could Put Cowboys Stadium on Boxing’s Map”
Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports: “Cowboys Owner Goes Big With Bout”
Brett Okamoto, Las Vegas Sun: “Jerry Jones Says Cowboys, NFL Will Lift Boxing”
Kieran Mulvaney, Reuters: “Pacquiao Backs Speed Over Power”
Barry Horn, Dallas Morning News: “Jerry Jones Had a Shot at Investing in Career of Boxer Manny Pacquiao”
Kevin Sherrington, Dallas Morning News: “Underdog Clottey Not Losing Sleep Over Fight With Pacquiao”
Gary West, Star-Telegram: “Pacquiao, Trainer Roach Are a Powerful Pairing”
Todd Archer, Dallas Morning News: “Jerry Jones Receives Special Wine from Manny Pacquiao Camp”
Calvin Watkins, ESPNDallas.com: “Sellout Expected for Pacquiao-Clottey”
Sunshine De Leon, Global Post: “Famed Filipino Boxer Heads to the Polls”
Ron Katzilometes, Las Vegas Sun: “Manny Pacquiao’s Workout an Exercise in Sweat, Promotional Frivolity, Party Chatter From Irvin and Pointed Words from Arum”
Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com: “New Year, First Big Event: Pacquiao in a Familiar Place”
Gareth Davies, Daily Telegraph: “Manny Pacquiao ‘Will Knock Out Joshua Clottey”
Tris Dixon, BoxingNews: “Two Sides to Every Story”
Michael Marley, Examiner.com: “Pacquiao Army Breaks Ali Entourage Record: 140 Strong, Including Dog ”
Michael Rosenthal, The Ring: “Roach – The Star of Something Good”
Freddie Roach appears on Pardon The Interruption Today! and Manny Pacquiao makes his debut on Good Morning America Weekend This Saturday morning. Check your local listings for times.
The Manny Pacquiao Foundation will be auctioning off original paintings of PacMan, signed personally by Pacquiao, Tomorrow! Thursday, March 11 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in the Longhorn Exhibit Hall E, located on Level 1 of the Convention Center, beginning at 5 p.m. CT.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with the Tecate and MP Promotions, THE EVENT: PACQUIAO vs. CLOTTEY will take place This Saturday! March 13, in Cowboys Stadium, The $1.2 billion stadium is the largest, most technologically advanced entertainment venue in the world. Pacquiao (50-3-2, 38 KOs), boxing’s only seven-division world champion, of General Santos City, Philippines, will be defending the World Boxing Organization welterweight title against Clottey (35-3, 21 KOs), of Accra, Ghana. THE EVENT will be produced and distributed Live on HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
Remaining Tickets to Pacquiao vs. Clottey, priced at $700, $500, $300, $200, $100, and $50, can be purchased in-person at the Cowboys Stadium box office in Arlington, or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com.
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