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Manny Pacquiao visits Daily News offices, in town with Shane Mosley to promote May 7 title bout

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Tim Smith

The boxing circus came to town Monday, but there were no elephants or clowns. Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and former champ Shane Mosley rolled into the Lighthouse at Chelsea Pier to announce their championship match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 7.

Anytime Pacquiao fights, it is a major event. That’s what happens when you carry an entire sport on your shoulders.

A day with Pacquiao is an exhausting marathon of fighting through clamoring fans, listening to the same questions over and over and jumping in and out of a caravan of fast-moving black SUVs. All of this is carried out in front of a couple of ever-present, intrusive camera crews. One is doing a documentary on the fighter and the other is following Pacquiao for Showtime’s “Fight Camp 360″ - a documentary-style show that will lead up to the pay-per-view broadcast.

A long line of fans formed outside the Lighthouse ahead of..

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