Morales-Pacquiao III exceeds 10,000 tix sold!

21/10/2006

Morales-Pacquiao III exceeds 10,000 tix sold!

Three-time world champion Erik 'El Terrible' Morales weighed 142 pounds today and said he felt "unbelievably strong" while at a press conference in Mexico City. Morales has been training in the mountains at the Otomi which is north of Mexico City. There, Erik's father, Jose, has been directing the training. Morales and Pacquiao are fighting in the super featherweight division, at 130 pounds. "Not only am I am on weight, but I feel stronger than ever," said Morales told the fight press in Mexico City. "We are definitely going to win - maybe even by knockout," said his father, Jose. As of today, over 10,000 tickets have been sold for Pacquiao vs. Morales III 'The Grand Finale' at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. "Ticket sales are phenominal," said Bob Arum, CEO of Top Rank. Pacquio vs. Morales III is promoted by Top Rank in association with Wynn Las Vegas. Pacquiao vs. Morales III will be broadcast on HBO Pay Per View.