LOOK: Pacquiao meets Malaysian PM Mahathir ahead of fight

Karl Cedrick Basco, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 12 2018 07:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR -- Senator and Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao on Thursday paid a courtesy call to newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, three days before his fight against Lucas Matthysse in Axiata Stadium.

Pacquiao was joined by his Executive Secretary Stephanny Rolle Domingo and MP Promotions business director Arnold Vegafria, as seen in the photos.

Pacquiao thanked the Malaysian government for its active role in promoting the event in Kuala Lumpur. 

The Filipino boxer also gave Mahathir a pair of yellow boxing gloves which the Malaysian leader gladly wore. 

Manny Pacquiao and his group have a photo with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

He also invited Mahathir to watch the match on Sunday. 

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