Pacquiao handpicks Charice to sing anthem in Mosley fight

Manny Pacquiao has chosen international singing sensation Charice to sing “Lupang Hinirang,” during his fight against Shane Mosley at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 7.

According to the Filipino boxing icon’s advisor, Michael Koncz, Charice expressed her excitement to sing before millions of boxing enthusiasts from around the world who are expected to watch the much publicized fight.  For their part, Koncz said that Team Pacquiao feels honored that Charice agreed to sing in the match.

Following tradition for the Team Pacquiao to hold a concert after every fight, Pacquiao is also busy rehearsing for his post-fight concerts which he said will showcase his knockout performance for his fans.

He said he would go straight to his rehearsals with his MP Band after training at the Wild Card Gym.

On May 10, two shows have been planned for Pacman and his MP Band, one in Las Vegas and another in California

Pacquiao is also set to grace ABC’s late night program “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” for his  4th appearance on the television show.