Event details and watch tips for Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri upcoming WBO welterweight title battle on this Saturday, November 22. HBO brings the Top Rank promoted Pacquiao vs Algieri live on PPV including other three exciting fights in card.
Filipino legend 35 years old Manny Pacquiao will step the ring again against the unbeaten American prospect 30 years old Chris Algieri at Cotai Arena, Macau, China. This is the ring he defeated Brand Rios last year, at the time when supremacy of this boxing great was in question after the two back to back losses against Timothy Bradley, Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012. However he is now more confident after great victory over Timothy Bradley in rematch regaining the WBO welterweight title.
Chris Algieri who is seeking the big turn of his unbeaten career gets his chance against Pacquiao that could make him the future PPV headliner. The skills and fortitude made him win against Ruslan Provodnikov after touching the ground back to back in New York; this time he will need all of them to give the world a real shock.
Pacquiao is an expert power puncher; able throw 3 to 4 at once combining both hands with a lightning speed. His unique defensive style of blocking punches with excellent footwork makes him a tough fighter hard to defeat. Though some analysts argue that, Pacquiao can’t horse around quick these days and his punches are not much effective to KO an opponent.
Other hand, Algieri is young fighter with notable defensive skills, use head movement to escape punches. His height is good enough with a long 72” reach for landing punches perfectly without getting close to his opponent and move around to escape counter punches. Another fact is stamina that let him to survive against Provodnikov in New York. But he can’t boost his punches which are most needed to give Pacquiao a break.
PPV Undercard Fights
Jessie Vargas (25-0, 9 KOs) will face Antonio DeMarco for light welterweight title expecting to be the 2nd highlights of the night. There is a high possibility for unbeaten Vargas to win a slot to face Manny Pacquiao next.
Another title fight will be between current WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko and Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo. Though Piriyapinyo a fight experience of total 53 fights, prospect Lomachenko will enter favorite the ring.
People of China must be looking for the moment when their national hero enters another big fight, this time against Thai fighter Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym.
Watch Pacquiao vs Algieri on TV
US cable/satellite user with active HBO subscription can order PPV for $70 by contracting their provider or just click here. In United Kingdom Boxnation has both option of PPV and online, While Philippine user can get the pay-per-view at SkyCable and Destiny Cable.
How to watch online with PC, Mac or iPhone
To watch online go to Toprank.tv buy the fight for $60 refundable before 8:30 p.m. ET on November 22, 2014 in case of geographic location blackout. They support all devices and got an app for iPhone could be downloaded from here.
As the time given poster no need to mention again, schedule of the weigh-in is Friday 7 pm ET and there will a free live broadcast via online.
So far there is no free option, just hope everyone will be watching Manny Pacquiao vs Chris Algieri fight this Saturday night.