Pacquiao, Nowitzki nominated for Teen Choice Awards


Posted at Jul 05 2011 06:36 PM | Updated as of Jul 06 2011 02:36 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has been nominated in the FOX Teen Choice Awards in the Choice Male Athlete Category.

Pacquiao is up against mixed martial artists (MMA) Jon Jones, NBA star Dirk Nowitzki, baseball player Albert Pujols, and snowboarder Shaun White.

According to its website, the Teen Choice Awards will celebrate the "hottest icons in film, television, music, sports and fashion."

The winners will be announced in a special, two-hour event on August 7.

Pacquiao was earlier nominated for an ESPY.