BodyKore was invited to attend the Manny Pacquiao Media Day Workout. Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs), of General Santos City, Philippines, is in his final three weeks of intense training for his defense of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against three-division world champion and professional nemesis Juan Manuel Márquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs), of México City. Pacquiao and Márquez, with worldtitles in 11 weight divisions between them, will go toe-to-toe on Saturday, November 12, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Marquez Promotions, Tecate and MGM Grand, Pacquiao vs. Marquez III will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View. Pacquiao was on hand taking interviews and working out the media in attendance. There were a lot of media outlets ranging from our friends at FightHubTV, Los Angeles Times, NBC Sports, ESPN, CBS Sports etc. Also present was founder and CEO of Top Rank - Bob Arum, Freddie Roach, Jalen Rose and other ESPN Analysts. There were about a hundred people taking pictures and videos of the event to witness Pacquiaos training for his upcoming bout with Marquez 3.
Manny Pacquiao & Trainer Freddie Roach during the workout session.
Pacquiao posing for the media group.
Pacquiao taking various interviews throughout the day before his fight scheduled for 11/12/11.
Please check out the pictures from the event as well as videos that will be up shortly.