UAAP Finals: Pacquiao promises UP Fighting Maroons trip to US if they beat Ateneo
ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 01, 2018 04:47 PM
The UP Fighting Maroons will need to defeat the favored defending champions Ateneo Blue Eagles in the best-of-three UAAP Season 81 Men's Basketball Finals to get a ticket.
Senator Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will reward the UP Fighting Maroons with free tickets for his fight against Adrien Broner in Las Vegas on Jan. 20, 2019 (PH time).
The stipulation is however is that they will need to defeat the favored defending champions Ateneo Blue Eagles in the best-of-three UAAP Season 81 Men's Basketball Finals.
The announcement was first reported by ABS-CBN's Dyan Castillejo via Instagram.
World 8-division boxing champ and Sen @mannypacquiao announced just a while ago he'll treat the UP Fighting Maroons to a free US trip to watch his fight on January 19 if the gritty UP basketbal squad would beat Ateneo Blue Eagles in the UAAP Finals. This would surely inspire and fire up the UP Fighting Maroons to go for the most-coveted UAAP championship plum! #UPvsADMU #UAAP81 #athlete #pacquiaobroner @upmaroons
Let's see if UP uses this as an inspiration for the Battle of Katipunan.