NEW YORK'S TIMES SQUARE IS 24/7 FOR "THE DREAM MATCH" DE LA HOYA vs. PACQUIAO!
Thu, 13 Nov 2008
NEW YORK, NY (November 12, 2008) -- HBO's Emmy-Award-winning all access franchise "24/7" returns with Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao in starring roles. The four-episode series "De La Hoya/Pacquiao 24/7" premieres This Sunday! November 16 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on HBO. Above and attached is a photo of a billboard for it being installed today in Times Square.
"The Dream Match," the welterweight collision between two of boxing's biggest attractions, Olympic gold medalist and 10-time world champion “The Golden Boy” OSCAR DE LA HOYA and current Ring Magazine No. 1-ranked pound for pound champion MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 6 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, the bout will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank, Inc., presented by Tequila Cazadores and sponsored by Ceverza Tecate, DeWalt Tools, Full Throttle Energy Drink, and Southwest Airlines, the fight sold out in hours, making it the second largest grossing gate in boxing history.
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