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Manny Pacquiao, Ricky Hatton weigh in

May 1, 2009 |  3:53 pm

Manny Pacquiao (left) and Ricky Hatton (right) weigh-in for their upcoming IBO and junior welterweight championship bout at the MGM Grand.

Ricky Hatton weighed in at the junior-welterweight limit of 140 pounds today at the weigh-in for his Saturday night showdown against Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao came in at 138 pounds, prompting his trainer, Freddie Roach, to glance at the scale in surprise after reporting earlier that Pacquiao had awakened at 138 and was allowed to eat breakfast.

"When Manny eats, he's very happy," Roach said.

Pacquiao took to flexing after weighing in, thrilling a large throng of his fans in the capacity crowd of about 6,000 in the arena. Hatton's crowd was larger and more vocal, singing, "There's only one Ricky Hatton," to the tune of "Winter Wonderland," along with "God Save the Queen."

-- Lance Pugmire

Photo: Manny Pacquiao, left, and Ricky Hatton weigh in for their upcoming IBO and junior-welterweight championship bout at the MGM Grand. Credit: Ed Mulholland / US Presswire

And here's some video from the weigh-in, complete with singing Brits: