Jessica Sanchez To Sing US National Anthem In Pacquiao-Bradley Bout

American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez will be singing the US national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the Manny Pacquiao verus Timothy Bradley bout in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 9, 2012 (Sunday, June 10, 2012 in Philippines).

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Jessica in her Twitter account expressed her excitement to be part of the event.

“Singing the American National Anthem @ the Pacquiao fight this Saturday in Vegas! I am sooooooooo ecstatic!! :),” she tweeted.

Meanwhile, 14-year-old Kirby Asunto will sing the Philippine national anthem “Lupang Hinirang” prior to the main event. She was reportedly handpicked by the Filipino boxing icon himself.