Only in Arlington: Manny Pacquiao Saved His Biggest Hits for Post-Fight Concert
Manny Pacquiao landed 246 of his punches Saturday night, and most of his high notes.
Manny Pacquiao double-booked himself Saturday night, and while he may have had a bigger audience at Cowboys Stadium for his 12-round decision over Joshua Clottey, he spent more time onstage at his post-fight concert in the Ballpark in Arlington's Diamond Club.
Pacman's getting mixed reviews in the boxing world (like Gigli, unwatchable) over the less-than-thrilling defense of his WBO welterweight championship, but when he launched into "La Bamba" shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, no one in the room could deny he's a superstar.
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