Philippine champions cross paths at Novotel Manila Araneta Center

QUEZON CITY, Philippines—National pride reached epic proportions as boxing champ Manny "PacMan"Pacquiao met Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center. In what could be described as a moment of pure kismet, Pacquiao and Wurtzbach met at the Food Exchange Manila along with Binibining Pilipinas Charities Chairwoman Stella Marquez-Araneta, Novotel Manila Araneta Center General Manager Bernd Schneider and Uniprom International Officer-in-Charge Irene Jose. Pacquiao returns from his win over Timothy Bradley for the WBO International Welterweight title last weekend while Wurtzbach is scheduled to crown her successor to the Binibining Pilipinas – Universe title this coming Sunday at the SMART Araneta Coliseum.