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article image'Harry Potter' star Radcliffe awaits Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

By Leo Reyes     Nov 17, 2010 in Entertainment
The lead star of popular movie series "Harry Potter", Daniel Radcliffe says he looks forward to the day when pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao destroys Floyd Mayweather, Jr in a fight that everyone in the world wants to see.
Aside from his burning desire to watch Pacquiao and Mayweather in the ring soon, the hero of the "Harry Potter" series also wishes to talk to the Filipino boxing icon.
It seems Radcliffe, who likes boxing, is a fan of Manny Pacquiao. Radcliffe expressed his desire to meet his boxing idol soon.
“For Manny Pacquiao, I think you’re fantastic. I think you seem like an absolute gentleman as well as being an absolute warrior. So I’m pleased to be able to speak to you even if it’s through a camera."
The 21-year old actor, who is promoting his film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" is hoping the highly hyped boxing fight will happen soon.
"I can’t wait for the day Manny Pacquiao destroys (Floyd) Mayweather (Jr.) in the ring,"
In an interview with Danny Buenafe of ABS-CBN News London, Radcliffe said he wants to do films in the Philippines if given the opportunity.
“If the film takes me to the Philippines, and the script (is) what I wanted to do. And I knew that I was gonna be working for the Philippines is good enough, that would certainly be an added attraction, Radcliffe said.
Negotiations for most talked-about and highly anticipated fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been scuttled twice due to disagreement on drug testing procedures and fight purse splits.
Floyd Mayweather, who is undefeated in his 41 professional fights. is currently facing criminal charges in Nevada in connection with his alleged attempt on the life of his girlfriend Josie Harris, mother of his two children.
Meanwhile Manny Pacquaio has just won his eighth title in as many weight divisions over Mexican Antonio Margarito via a unanimous decision. Pacquiao said he is still interested to fight Mayweather next year.
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