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Rahman to Officiate the Morales-Pacquiao 2 Weigh-in

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 20, 2006) – For the first time in boxing history, the reigning world heavyweight champion will officiate a championship weigh-in! WBC heavyweight champion HASIM RAHMAN will be the man on the microphone when superstars ERIK ‘EL TERRIBLE’ MORALES and MANNY PACQUIAO have their Official Weigh-In before they meet in ‘The Battle!’ – the sequel to their epic 2005 championship fight.. The weigh-in takes place Friday, January 20, at Wynn Las Vegas (Margaux Ballroom #1.) Fighters will report at 3 P.M. with Morales and Pacquiao stepping on the scale at exactly 3:30 P.M.

Morales, 48-3 (34 KOs), from Mexico, and Pacquiao, 40-3-2 (31 KOs), from The Philippines, collide in a battle of three-time world champions, Saturday, January 21, at the Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV, in a 12-round WBC International super featherweight title rumble. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Wynn Las Vegas, ‘The Battle!’ will be broadcast live on HBO Pay-Per-View.

Article posted on 20.01.2006



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