Autograph hounds gear up for Pacquiao arrival in LA

27 Aug

Manny Pacquiao

“What does President Barack Obama and Manny Pacquiao have in common,” asked Big Steve during our morning java at Starbucks on Glenoaks and Western.” Besides the fact that they are involved in politics,” not waiting for my answer continued Big Steve:” They are very hard to get to.”


President Barack Obama has a large presidential security detail called United States Secret Service. They protect the president with their lives. Congressman Manny Pacquiao has a trusted body guard Rob Peters and his crew; they protect pound for pound king of boxing with their lives. Last time president Obama was inLos Angelesthey had to close streets in a traffic ridden city. With anticipated havoc not as dire, preparations have began forLos Angelesarrival of super star boxer they lovingly call Pacman.


Manny Pacquaio and his bitter rival Juan Manuel Marquez are set to embark on a Global media tour to promote their third and most likely final showdown which is scheduled to take place on November 12th, 2011 at the Mecca of boxing, MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.  The historic bout will be televised by HBO PPV. As if this fight needed extra promoting the extensive media tour will cover a lot of ground; beginning on September 2nd at Quirino Grandstand, a presidential plaza in Manila, Philippines where thousands of adoring fans expected to attend and ending on September 8th atMonument ofRevolution inMexico City with similar fan fair.

In between on September 6th, Manny and his musical mentor, Dan Hill will perform  Pacquiao’s hit single “Sometimes when we touch” in front of thousands of fans in the Big Aple.

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Posted by on August 27, 2011 in Professional Boxing


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