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).


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.