Thursday, April 28, 2011

Charice to sing National Anthem in Pacquiao-Mosley Boxing Fight

Philippine’s most popular young singer Charice Pempengco will sing the Philippine National Anthem in the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley showdown at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 7.

It was Pacquiao who handpicked Charice to sing “Lupang Hinirang,” according to the Filipino boxing icon’s advisor, Michael Koncz. This had been done by the boxing during his previous fights in which the singing of the anthem has always been as controversial as the fight itself.

Michael Koncz declared they talked to Charice in Los Angeles regarding the singing of the anthem and as expected, Charice felt grateful for the opportunity. Fact is Charice is already excited to sing before millions of boxing enthusiasts from around the world who are expected to tune in to the much anticipated fight as evidenced by her Twitter post thanking Manny Pacquiao for having chosen her.

In 2009, Charice sang the national anthem in Pacquiao's fight with British boxer Ricky Hatton. Team Pacquiao is also honored having Charice as Pacquiao himself is a fan of the international singing sensation.

1 comment:

  1. i think her performance is great simple and direct