(Macao, July 24, 2013) - As Sands China prepares to bring an exciting night of boxing, Fists of Gold II, to the Cotai Arena this Saturday, China's golden boxer Zou Shiming and Hong Kong's Rex Tso made a special appearance at the main lobby of The Venetian® Macao Wednesday evening, joined by fellow fighters of the upcoming multi-bout event. Event and ticketing info available at www.venetianmacao.com/macau-shows/macau-events/zou-shiming-returning-to-macao/.
Photo caption: China's top boxer Zou Shiming (right), Hong Kong's Rex Tso (left), and fellow fighters of the upcoming Fists of Gold II fight night received a warm welcome by Sands China Ltd. President and CEO Edward Tracy (centre) and the Sands China executive team upon their arrival at The Venetian Macao Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's Cotai Arena event.
Photo caption: China's Zou Shiming (1-0) arrives at The Venetian Macao Wednesday, ahead of his July 27 return to the ring in a six-round bout against Mexico's Jesus Ortega (3-1, 2 KOs). The night of non-stop action, Fists of Gold II, kicks off Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Photo caption: Hong Kong's Rex "The Wonder Kid" Tso (9-0, 6 KOs), arrives at The Venetian Macao Wednesday. He puts his undefeated record on the line in a six-rounder against Thailand's Rusalee Samor (20-4-2, 9 KOs) in the Fists of Gold II multi-bout event at the Cotai Arena Saturday night.
Photo caption: Mexico's Jesus Ortega (3-1, 2 KOs) arrives at The Venetian Macao Wednesday, ahead of his July 27 matchup against China's Zou Shiming (1-0) in the Fists of Gold II multi-bout event at the Cotai Arena Saturday night.
Photo caption: Thailand's Rusalee Samor (20-4-2, 9 KOs), arrives at The Venetian Macao Wednesday. He'll face Hong Kong's Rex "The Wonder Kid" Tso (9-0, 6 KOs) in in a six-rounder at the Fists of Gold II multi-bout event at the Cotai Arena Saturday night.
Upcoming Fists of Gold II Events:
July 25 Press Conference
July 26 Weigh-In
July 27 Fight Night
NOTE: Bouts and times subject to change
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia's top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar's Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world's and the region's biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.
About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel
Opened in 2007, The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet (111,000 square metres) of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat Cotai Arena designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. The Venetian Macao is also home to the unique, 1,800-seat luxury Venetian Theatre, hosting the best in international and Chinese entertainment; more than 30 renowned restaurants; MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness; the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 300 retailers at Shoppes at Venetian. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas and a mini-golf course.
About Cotai Strip Resorts Macao - Macao's Integrated Resort City
Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Cotai Strip Resorts Macao, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Cotai Strip Resorts Macao has transformed a gaming-centric day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.
Pulsating with life, both night and day, Cotai Strip Resorts Macao features an expansive offering of affordable luxury available nowhere else in Macao, with approximately 9,000 hotel rooms and suites, international superstar live entertainment, duty-free shopping with 600 retailers offering an unparalleled array of name brands, 1.3 million square feet (120,000 square metres) of meeting and exhibition space for Asia's leading conferences and exhibitions, gaming excitement, transportation offerings and well over 100 dining options, including international restaurants, bars and lounges. Cotai Strip Resorts Macao is a must-see destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.
Comprised of the The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, featuring the world's largest Conrad, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn hotels, Cotai Strip Resorts Macao is where Asia's ultimate destination is all within reach.