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Manny Pacquiao Adds President Barack Obama to His Fan Club

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by Michael Hurley

One of the few things in life that Manny Pacquiao had not accomplished was meeting the President of the United States, and the best pound-for-pound boxer on the planet made it clear that he intended to one day do so.

And what Manny Pacquiao wants, Manny Pacquiao gets — whether it’s a boxing title, a seat in the Congress of the Philippines or a meeting with Barack Obama.

Pacquiao, a guest on Thursday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, said the president told the boxer that he’s a bigger fan of boxing than he is of basketball.

“We talked about boxing and basketball,” Pacquiao told Kimmel. “I told him, ‘Mr. President, I heard you like basketball.’ [And Obama said], ‘Oh, I mostly like boxing. I’m always watching boxing.’

Pacquiao was on the show to promote his upcoming fight with Shane Mosley, his CD single for…

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Comment by jess — April 29, 2011 @ 6:30 am

Don’t tease us with the photoshopped Pacquiao-Obama-Roach pic! When is Manny getting the official pictures from the white house?

Comment by codybayani — April 29, 2011 @ 7:54 am

where’s the rest of manny and obama pics???

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