Manny Pacquiao was among the guests at the Staples Center when the Los Angeles Clippers held its “Filipino Heritage Night” on Tuesday (Wednesday morning in Manila).
morning in Manila).
Pacquiao visited the Clippers’ locker room, and took pictures with the players ahead of their game against the visiting Charlotte Hornets.
Also present was artist Apl.de.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas, who performed at halftime.
Interestingly, Pacquiao’s great rival, Floyd Mayweather Jr., also watched the game. The two boxers met at the sidelines and shook hands after the “Pacman” had finished tossing shirts to the crowd.
Mayweather and Pacquiao fought in 2015, with the American winning a unanimous decision. Since then, they have been teasing a rematch although Mayweather is currently retired.
Pacquiao also met Clippers coach Doc Rivers before the game, with Rivers reminiscing how the “Pacman” gave him a pair of boxing gloves some 15 years ago.
Pacquiao is currently in the midst of his training camp for his welterweight title defense against Adrien Broner, set for January 19 in Las Vegas