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Pacquiao arrives in Los Angeles ahead of April 9 bout

Pacquiao arrives in Los Angeles ahead of April 9 bout

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Manny Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles Saturday night to prepare for his upcoming bout with Timothy Bradley on April 9.

Pacquiao was surrounded by a throng of fans and media as the 37-year-old Filipino made his way out of the international terminal at LAX airport.

Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) will face off against Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs) on April 9 in a 12-round welterweight fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

“It’s very exciting to finish our training here in Hollywood,” Pacquiao told reporters.

Pacman is looking to end his decorated 21-year career with a victory over his rival. Concurrently, Pacquiao is eyeing a seat in the Senate.

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