Pacquiao lands in Los Angeles on Saturday


WBO welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to land in Los Angeles on Philippines Airline flight No. 102 at 8:05 p.m. PT on Saturday and will begin workouts on Monday at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, Calif., in preparation for his June 9 defense against WBO junior welterweight beltholder Tim Bradley.

Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 knockouts) takes a 15-bout winning streak that includes eight stoppages into his clash with Bradley (28-0, 12 KOs), whom he will face on HBO Pay Per View at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The Wild Card Gym is operated by five-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach.

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