Boxer Manny Pacquiao Records Entrance Music With Apl. De. Ap. Of BEP

Boxer Manny Pacquiao

is hitting the studio to lay down vocals with Black Eyed Peas member apl.de. ap.

The song, titled “The Champion” will be used as entrance music

for Pacquiao’s upcoming bout with Hector Velazquez.

In addition to

his upcoming bout with Velazquez, Pacquiao revealed details about his highly

anticipated rematch with WBC world super featherweight champion Erik Morales,

which is slated for January 21, 2006.

According to reports,

the rematch is almost a done deal and that there will be a third fight if Pacquiao

emerges victorious and Morales wins against Zahir Raheem.

"I must admit

that I really want to get another shot at Morales,” Pacquiao said. “But

if I can’t win this fight against Velazquez, a rematch is not going to

happen."

Pacquiao and Morales

squared off in March of 2005 and delivered fans a bloody 12 round fight that

saw Morales win by a unanimous decision.

There was controversy

directly after the fight because Pacquiao was forced to wear a brand of gloves

he didn’t like and wasn’t accustomed to wearing in the ring.

Pacquiao’s

trainer Freddie Roach said Pacquiao was used to fighting with the Mexican brand

gloves Reyes, but promoter Murad Muhammad had agreed to a promotional contract

with a brand known as Winning Gloves.

Directly after

the fight, Roach cut the gloves from Pacquiao’s hand and waved them at

Muhammad.

"I would have

liked to use my gloves, but I had to go with what was in the contract,"

Pacquiao said after the fight. "I will fight him again anytime, anywhere."

Pacquiao is now

promoted by Gary Shaw.

Pacquiao

– known as "Pac-Man the Destroyer" – is expected to lay his vocals

down before his match with Velazquez, which takes place at the Staples Center

in Los Angeles on September 10.

In March of 2005, apl.de. ap announced that he was setting up

a record label or management firm in the Philippines, the country the boxer

and the Grammy Award winning rapper were both raised.

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