Pacquiao welcomes praise for documentary


Posted at Mar 12 2014 10:07 PM | Updated as of Mar 13 2014 06:07 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is all smiles for the praise he is getting regarding his documentary.

The documentary, titled “Manny,” opened in Philippine theaters on Wednesday.

“Maganda naman 'yung movie daw, maraming nanood, at nakapagbigay inspirasyon sa ating mga kababayan,” said Pacquiao in an interview with ABS-CBN North America Bureau’s Steve Angeles.

The film features the life of the Filipino boxing icon, his rise to fame, and even his misfortunes.

It was narrated by Academy Award nominee Liam Neeson and directed by Academy Award winner Leon Gast and Ryan Moore.

Meanwhile, Pacquiao continued his training at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles on Tuesday as part of his preparations for his upcoming rematch against Timothy Bradley.

The fighting congressman even bloodied the nose of one of his sparring partners, despite having jetlag from his long flight to the US.

“Ayos naman ang first day [of training] natin dito sa America. May jetlag pa tayo so adjust adjust pa ng konti," he said.