Nov. 21, 2012, Hollywood,Ca. — “LIGHTS, CAMERA, KIMMEL” — Superstar Manny Pacquiao arrives backstage at the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” ABC television show for his record seventh appearance Wednesday night from Hollywood,Ca. Pacquiao is in deep preparation for the upcoming fourth fight of his historic rivalry against three-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with MP Promotions, Zanfer Promotions, Marquez Boxing, Tecate and MGM Grand, Pacquiao vs Marquez 4 will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay Per View from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 8. (photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank)
Fighter of the Decade and boxing’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter and box office attraction Congressman MANNY “PacMan” PACQUIAO (@MannyPacquiao) took time from training for his upcoming rumble with three-division world champion Juan Manuel Márquez (@JMMarquez_1)to make another boffo appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! (@JimmyKimmelLive / #JKL) on Wednesday night. This was Manny’s seventh consecutive appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in as many pay-per-view promotions, dating back to November 3, 2009 when he knocked out Miguel Cotto to claim the welterweight title. That 2009 appearance also marked Manny’s U.S. network TV debut, which has since led to a multitude of network television, radio and magazine features, including, CBS’ 60 Minutes, ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, ABC’s Nightline, FOX News Channel’s On The Record With Greta Van Susteren, CNN’s America Morning, NPR’s Morning Edition and Weekend Edition, Playboy, Sports Illustrated and cover stories in TIME and Newsweek.
After catching up with Manny on his life and training for his upcoming high-stakes welterweight battle against Márquez, Kimmel (@JimmyKimmel) announced Manny’s next fight – against sidekick Guillermo Rodriguez (@IAMGUILLERMO)– with his own all-access unreality segment, 24/7 Pacquiao/Rodriguez 4, which also featured Rodriguez’s trainer Yehya, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum (@BobArum) and Hall of Fame trainer World-Famous Freddie Roach (@FreddieRoach.)