Top Rank Inc. this week announced that the media tour for the Nov. 23 showdown between Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Brandon Rios of Oxnard at the Venetian Resort in Macau, China (on HBO pay-per-view) will go to six cities and cover 23,722 miles.
The tour will begin in Macau on Saturday, then move to Beijing on Tuesday. From there it will go to Shanghai (Wednesday), to Singapore (Aug. 3), to New York City (Aug. 6) and finally to Los Angeles on Aug. 8.
Pacquiao, 34, is 54-5-2 with 38 knockouts. He’s coming off a sixth-round knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez this past December in Las Vegas.
Rios, 27, is 31-1-1 with 23 knockouts. He was defeated via decision by Mike Alvarado in his most recent fight in March in Las Vegas.