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Wrestling Icon "Christian" with Pacquiao at Today's Weigh-in

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 9, 2005) -- Team Pacquiao has beefed up its membership with two of professional wrestling's biggest grapplers. The Undertaker and Christian have tag teamed to support Manny Pacquiao in his 12-round rumble with Hector Velazquez for the WBC International super featherweight championship, Tomorrow night! at Staples Center.. Televised live by HBO, beginning at 9:45 P.M. ET / 6:45 P.M. PT, the card, entitled "Double Trouble, " will also feature Erik Morales in a 12-round championship bout against Zahir Raheem, for the WBC International lightweight title.

The 6'2 235-pound Christian, also known as "Captain Charisma," will be watching Manny's back at today's weigh-in at Staples Center Star Plaza, beginning at 3 P.M. and open to the public. The 6'10, 328-pound Undertaker will be leading Manny into the ring tomorrow night, carrying the America Flag. Both are huge fans of Manny and flew into Los Angeles today to personally support him at the fight.

Remaining Tickets are priced at $300, $200, $100, $50 and $25. The box office number is (213) 742-7340. Doors open at 4 P.M. PT with the first bout beginning at 4:30 P.M. PT.

Article posted on 09.09.2005



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