Pacquiao dedicates next fight to typhoon victims

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 13, 2013
Manny Pacquiao is dedicating his comeback fight against Brandon Rios to the victims of the devastating typhoon that has left at least 1,700 dead and hundreds of thousands displaced in his native Philippines. The eight-division champion is in camp in the southern Philippines - about 200 miles from where Typhoon Haiyan caused the most destruction - for the Nov. 24 bout in Macau. Pacquiao, a congressman, said in a statement: ''I really want to visit the area and personally do what I can to help our countrymen who have suffered so much in this terrible tragedy, but I'm in deep training for a crucial fight so I regret I cannot go.'' He added that he plans to send help and asked his fans to pray for his country and its people.
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