HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (November 7, 2009) — Boxing’s No. 1 pound for pound fighter and box office attraction MANNY “PacMan” PACQUIAO took time from training for his upcoming challenge of WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto to make his U.S. network television debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live this week. Below, please find the clips from his appearance. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll be totally enthralled.
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Opening Skit
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Interview Part I
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Interview Part II
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Manny Singing
Pacquiao (49-3-2, 37 KOs), of General Santos City, Philippines, has won six world titles in as many different weight divisions ranging from 112 to 140 pounds. Cotto (34-1, 27 KOs), from Caguas, Puerto Rico, has held a world title every year since 2004.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Miguel Cotto Promotions, MGM Grand and Tecate, Firepower: Pacquiao vs. Cotto will take place Saturday, November 14 at the sold out MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. and will be produced and distributed Live on HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
HBO’s® fast-moving reality series “24/7 Pacquiao/Cotto” returns with an all new episode Tonight! Saturday, November 7 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT. The four-episode series chronicles the preparations and back stories of both fighters as they train for their November 14 pay-per-view showdown. Episodes one and two are available on HBO ON DEMAND.