Jessica Sanchez will sing U.S. national anthem in the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley fight

InterAKTV, via InterAksyon.com, reports that American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez, 16, will be part of the pre-fight ceremonies of Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao's welterweight title defense against American challenger Timothy Bradley on the evening of June 9 (June 10 in the Philippines) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

InterAKTV, via InterAksyon.com, reports that American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez, 16, will be part of the pre-fight ceremonies of Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao's welterweight title defense against American challenger Timothy Bradley on the evening of June 9 (June 10 in the Philippines) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

 

The report noted that "Team Pacquiao had earlier flirted with the idea of Sanchez singing the Philippine national anthem" but, as it turns out, Sanchez will be singing "The Star Spangled Banner" prior to the fight. The report revealed that "Filipino-American teenage singer, Kirby Asunto, will sing the ’Lupang Hinirang’ for the fight."

 

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