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Manny Pacquiao Adds President Barack Obama to His Fan Club


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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