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Nelly To Perform On Pacquiao-Margarito PPV Fight Card

Grammy Award-winning artist Nelly will perform live during HBO Sport's Nov. 13 Manny Pacquiao-Antonio Margarito pay-per-view boxing event.

The hip-hop artist/actor will sing his hit single Just A Dream for the first time live immediately prior to the ring entrances of Pacquiao and Margarito at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, the network said.

"In the great tradition of major sporting events blending with superstar musical talent, this megafight is the perfect stage for a big live music performance that will result in a truly memorable event," said HBO Sports senior vice president Mark Taffet. "We are thrilled to have the live television premiere of Nelly's Just A Dream as part of the Pacquiao-Margarito PPV telecast."

The PPV event's televised undercard includes a 10 round welterweight fight between Mike Jones and Jesus Soto-Karass; a superbantamweight championship bout between Guillermo Rigondeaux and Ricardo Cordoba; and a 10-round lightweight bout between Brandon Rios and Omri Laowther.