Welterweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA) Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao and his challenger Adrien “The Problem” Broner arrived at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas, where they will stay this week in lieu of their mega bout on Saturday at the arena of this historic hotel.
The City of Sin has been the site of great battles for decades and the clash between the Filipino and American promises to be another memorable chapter in the sport of flat noses and cauliflower ears.
The official arrival of both fighters was full of excitement, cameras, reporters, music, and the presence of fans from around the world – both those from home and those who made the trip from Southeast Asia to support the living legend that is Manny Pacquiao.
As part of the promotional agenda prior to the fight, Pacquiao and Broner will hold a press conference today at the famous David Copperfield theater. The faces will be seen again on Friday when they climb the scale (3:00 p.m local time).
“Pac-Man” and “The Problem” will star in the first big fight of 2019; The Filipino champion of eight weight divisions arrives with a record of 60 wins (39 KOs), 7 losses, and 2 draws. Broner is a champion of four divisions and has a resume with 33 wins (24 KOs), 3 losses and 1 draw.