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Ahead of Mayweather clash, Pacmania sweeps Philippines

Ahead of Mayweather clash, Pacmania sweeps Philippines

April 21, 2015

MANILA, April 21 — Manny Pacquiao’s face is on shirts, dolls and postage stamps, his life story is playing in movie houses and millions are getting ready to party as the Philippine boxing hero’s “fight of the century” nears. Pacmania is sweeping the Southeast Asian nation of 100 million people ahead of the May 2 Las Vegas bout against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather to decide who is the best boxer of their generation. “The mood is upbeat. Of course, it’s the fight of the century,” Manila... Read more

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