Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Manny Pacquiao Ends Training in LA With Reception

by Ronnie Nathanielsz

Congressman Manny Pacquiao ends his eight weeks of grueling training for his fourth battle with Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas by hosting a media reception for Democratic congresswoman-elect Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.

The reception will be held at the Wild Card Gynm of trainer Freddie Roach at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Los Angeles Time.

Boxing’s eight division world champion Pacquiao who represents the  lone district of Sarangani in the Philippine House of Representatives had endorsed Ms. Gabbard’s candidacy which ended up mwith a ,landslide victory in the November elections and a chance to represent Hawaii’s 2nd District.

The 31 year old Gabbard is an Iraq war veteran who served two tours.  Her earliest success in Hawaii politics came in 2002, when she was elected to the state House of Representatives.  Just 21 years old at the time, she was the youngest person ever elected to the Hawaii state legislature. 

Gabbard will be the first Hindu congresswoman while another Democrat also from Hawii, Mazie Hirono  will become the first Buddhist senator.

Tulsi Gillard’s campaign spokesman Jim McCoy was quoted as saying that “Tulsi never ran as a Hindu or thought of the campaign in that way. However, after her victory there was a huge outpourinbg of joy from Hindus throughout American and even in India.”

The spokesman said “although Tulsi has never seen it as a victory for Hindus. Its clear that Hindus in America now feel less marginalized than they had prior to her election.

Following his reception with Congresswoman-elect Gabbard, Team Pacquiao will make its traditional road trip to Las Vegas in a luxury bus custom-designed with Pacquiao's image on all four sides.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by awara on 12-03-2012

you forgot to mention ....fighter of the decade

Comment by Canelo Phresh on 12-03-2012

Comment by Godsfly on 12-03-2012

[QUOTE=Mannie Phresh;12766273][/QUOTE] [IMG]http://1-media-cdn.foolz.us/ffuuka/board/sp/image/1339/69/1339691209998.gif[/IMG]

Comment by PAC-BOY on 12-03-2012

[QUOTE=Mannie Phresh;12766273][/QUOTE] :wtf1:.......

Comment by viperz007 on 12-03-2012

[QUOTE=Mannie Phresh;12766273][/QUOTE] nasty *****!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (7)
Top Headlines Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Brook, Thurman, Garcia, More Photos: Eleider Alvarez Training in Beast Mode For Jean Pascal Tim Tszyu vs. Nathan Webber Set in Battle of Unbeatens Nelson: Brook Should Forget Fights at 147, Only Return at 154 Abel Sanchez: Canelo Will Be One of Golovkin's Toughest Fights George Groves: I'd Love To Unify, That Will Be The Next Goal Buffalo Beginners Bring Bad Luck For Reigning Champs Spence: I Proved I Can Take a Punch From a Big, Strong Welter Kovalev's Trainer Jackson Tried To Jump Ship To Andre Ward's Team? Juanma Lopez Breaks Ties With Black Tiger, Wants Big Fights Errol Spence: Beating Brook Makes Me Number '1' at The Weight Chemito Moreno Says Eye Issue Made Him Stay Down With Ceja Jose Argumedo Stops Gabriel Mendoza To Retain The IBF Belt WBC Prez Expects Golovkin To Stake Title, Despite Canelo's Beef Verdejo To Train With Abel Sanchez in Big Bear, Flanagan Eyed Rigondeaux Warns Flores: When We Get in There - I Will Not Forgive! Lolenga Mock vs. Luke Blackledge Set For June 17, Denmark Cruiserweight Fighting For His Life After Knockout Loss Manny Pacquiao Backs Philippines President in War on ISIS Photos: Adonis Stevenson Grinds Hard For Fonfara Rematch Brook Quit Vs. Spence Because He Was Worried He'd Go Blind Photos: Jean Pascal, Roy Jones Jr. Come Together - Putting in Work Brook, Hearn Agree the Time is Right to Move Up to 154 Pounds Kovalev Feels Boost With Russian Coach For Andre Ward Rematch Photos: Andrzej Fonfara Open Workout For Stevenson Rematch Kudryashov vs. Durodola II Undercard is Coming Together Felix Alvarado, Rene Alvarado, Byron Rojas Get Knockout Wins Groves: I'm Sure I'll Beat DeGale Again, I Beat Him Twice Already Tim Tszyu Set To Return on July 22 in Toowoomba Sanchez: Golovkin Will Wear Canelo Down By Eight or Ninth Michael Conlan: I Want a Better Opponent Next, A Real Threat Who Can Handle "The Truth" After Brook-Spence? Joshua Could Lose IBF Belt Prior To Klitschko II, Pulev Stands Firm Omar Narvaez vs. Nikolay Potapov For WBO Interim-Title Diego Chaves Lands Grudge Match, Fabian Maidana on Undercard Golden Boy Prez on Working With Cotto Again, Canelo Rematch Povetkin vs. Rudenko Will Require Doping Tests, Says Manager Lipinets' Manager: Indongo Will Face Crawford, Belt Will Be Vacant Roach Relieved, Says Pacquiao Finally Getting Back into Form Miguel Cotto Will Resume Training at Wild Card on July 3
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement