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American Idol's Jessica Sanchez is confirmed to sing the National Anthem before the Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley World Welterweight Championship, Saturday, June 9, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Sanchez will be singing before a live audience of over 16,000 fans and tens of millions of viewers worldwide watching it live on Pay-Per-View.
The 16-year-old San Diegan was the runner-up in the 11th season of television's No. 1 rated show, AMERICAN IDOL on FOX. Sanchez quickly became a fan favorite this season with her powerhouse vocals, often garnering high praise from the judges each week.
Prior to IDOL, Sanchez competed on the first season of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT when she was only 11 years old.
Sanchez will be joining the rest of Season's 11's Top 10 on the road this summer for the American Idols Live! Tour, which will begin July 6 in Detroit. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/American-Idol-tickets/artist/838399.
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Birthplace: Kibawe, Philippines Resides: General Santos City, Philippines Age: 33 Height: 5' 6 1/2" Reach: 67" Current World Titles Held: WBO Welterweight (147 lbs.) Former World Titles Held: WBC Super Welterweight (154 lbs.), Ring Magazine Junior Welterweight (140 lbs.), WBC Lightweight (135 lbs.), The Ring Magazine, WBC Super...
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