SHOWBIZ, MEDIA GLITZ TO SHINE ON 'DREAM MATCH'
By Salven L. Lagumbay
Wed, 03 Dec 2008
LAS VEGAS--Some of the biggest names in show business, as well as a staggering number of mediamen are expected to grace this weekend's "Dream Match" featuring Oscar De la Hoya and Manny Pacquiao.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, in an interview with Filipino mediamen yesterday, revealed that Sylvestre Stallone, Russel Crowe, Bruce Willis, Mark Anthony and Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Mario Lopez, Jorge Lopez, and other stars are slated to show up for the fight.
And that's just the GBP end of the deal.
"I'm sure Top Rank has also invited their own friends," said GBP public relations top honcho Ramiro Gonzalez in an interview yesterday.
Gonzalez also divulged that Magna Media has already approved some 552 media credential applications all throughout the world (including two from Cebu Daily News) out of the more than a thousand applicants worldwide.
Mediamen from Japan, the Philippines, Mexico, France, England, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Brazil, Panama, Nicaragua, Haiti, Germany, Spain, Italy.
Television outlets sending crew include ESPN, Foxsports, Univision, Telemundo, Telefutura, Televisa, and Canada TV.
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