|via: TOPRANK BOXING/Fred Sternburg, Sternburg Comm|
The 16-year-old Filipino/Mexican-American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez will sing the National Anthem on June 9, when Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao collides with unbeaten American boxing sensation Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley bout in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).
The 16-year-old Filipino/Mexican-American singing sensation will be singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” in front of over 16,000 members of the live audience and tens of millions of viewers who will watch the bout live via pay-per-view.
In her official Twitter account, Sanchez shared her excitement to be part of the most-awaited event.
"Singing the American National Anthem @ the Pacquiao fight this Saturday in Vegas! I am sooooooooo ecstatic!! :)," Sanchez tweeted.