Manny Pacquiao backs Ronda Rousey
By Rich Mazon
Mon, 19 Jan 2015
From one superstar to another and from one fighting sport to another, eight division boxing champ, Manny Pacquiao has expressed support to undefeated UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Women’s Bantamweight champion and Mixed Martial Arts superstar, Ronda Rousey in her upcoming title defense next month.
Rousey posted on her social media accounts a short video of Pacquiao wishing her "Good luck" on her February 28th fight with Number 1 contender, Cat Zingano at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
“So humbling to hear such kind words from a legend like @emmanuelpacquiao.” Rousey wrote as a caption to the video message by Pacquiao.
Pacquiao is currently in America where he is busy attending to various business matters regarding his next fight. He is also busy promoting his documentary film, “Manny” which is slated to be shown in select movie theaters in the States. He made a short trip to New York last week and appeared on NBC's Today Show to promote the film.
“Good luck to my good friend Ronda Rousey and Edmond of GFC on her upcoming fight. Good luck and may God bless you.” stated Pacquiao in the video message.
Edmond (Taverdyan) is Rousey’s head trainer out of the Glendale Fighting Club (GFC) in Glendale, California.
Rousey (10-0) versus Zingano (who is also undefeated at 9-0) is the co-main feature of UFC 184 with Middleweight champion, Chris Weidman defending his belt against top contender, Vitor Belfort.
This is UFC’s second Pay-Per-View offering of the year and Rousey’s first fight of 2015.
You can reach the author at rrmaze24 and on Twitter @Freemazon910.
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