Anjanette Abayari spotted with Pacquiao in LA

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 08 2014 12:00 PM | Updated as of Apr 08 2014 11:20 PM

Former beauty queen and actress Anjanette Abayari with Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Abayari's official Facebook fan page

MANILA -- Former beauty queen and actress Anjanette Abayari was spotted with Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao at his home in Los Angeles, California on Monday.

Abayari was one of the contestants in Pacquiao's traditional “Biggest Loser” challenge, a two-week weight loss competition ran from March 27 to April 6.

Speaking to ANC’s “Headstart” on Monday, Pacquiao said the person who will win the contest will take home a cash prize from him.

Photo from Anjanette Abayari's official Facebook fan page

According to her official Facebook fan page, Abayari lost 8% of her total body weight during the two-week period.

“Today I achieved my goal Precision Fitness losing 8% of my body weight in 14 days... I held my breath as Manny Pacquiao personally watched our weight on the scale. And was so thrilled when I made it,” Abayari said.

Known as a health-conscious person among her supporters, Abayari, who was crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Universe in 1991, is best known for playing the iconic Pinoy superhero Darna in 1994.

A self-confessed Pacquiao fan, the beauty queen shared a number of photos with the Filipino boxer on her social media account.

Photo from Anjanette Abayari's official Facebook fan page

One of them shows Pacquiao autographing her jeans, while another showed her inside the boxer’s Ferrari.

She also had a photo with Pacquiao’s mother, Dionesia, who is now in the United States to support her son in his bout against Timothy Bradley.

Now living in the United States, Abayari made her last movie in the Philippines in 2000 before leaving the country.

Abayari was also one of the mentors for Binibining Pilipinas USA candidates in 2013.