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Filipinos Unplug Fridges To Avoid Blackout During Pacquiao Fight

They're also turning off their air conditioners to make sure everyone can watch the big fight on TV

May 01, 2015 at 5:56 PM ET

Manny Pacquiao is a legend in the Philippines. Just how big is their devotion to the prize fighter? So big that people have agreed to unplug their refrigerators and turn off their air conditioners this weekend to avoid a blackout that would deprive their fellow Filipinos of watching the bout on TV.