Late Breaking

CONGRESSMAN MANNY PACQUIAO ARRIVES IN THE U.S. THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!


LOS ANGELES (May 2, 2012) – Pacquiao Nation Unite!

Boxing’s Commander-In Chief, Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, arrives in the U.S. This Saturday! May 5 (Not March 5 as previously stated.) Pacquiao, Hall of Fame-elect trainer, World-Famous FREDDIE ROACH and the rest of Team Pacquiao are scheduled to land at LAX International on Philippine Airlines Flight 102 at 8:05 p.m. PT.

Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KOs), boxing’s only eight-division world champion and the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani province in the Philippines, will begin his four-week U.S. training camp, on Monday, May 7, at Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif. Pacman will be defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight championship crown against undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif.

The Pacquiao vs. Bradley welterweight championship collision will take place Saturday, June 9, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nev., and will be produced and distributed Live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Tecate, AT&T and MGM Grand, remaining tickets to Pacquiao vs. Bradley are priced at $1,200, $900, $600, $400, and $200. Ticket sales at $1,200, $900, $600 and $400 are limited to 10 per person and ticket sales at $200 are limited to two (2) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000. Tickets also will be available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

For Pacquiao-Bradley fight week updates, log on to www.toprank.com and www.hbo.com