Official arrival ceremonies will be held at the main hotel entrance to Mandalay Bay-11 a.m. for Diaz and 11:30 a.m. for Pacquiao who is expected to be accompanied by Top Rank big boss Bob Arum. Pacquiao refused to talk about the fight during the dinner but made some remarks and observation on why the Los Angeles Lakers was clobbered by Boston Celtics in the recent NBA finals. Those who arrived together with Pacquiao were Texas-based physician Allan Recto, promoter and confidante Rex (Wakee) Salud,
patron and wedding godfather Rey Gollingan, promoter Johnny Elorde, among other prominent figures in the Team Pacquiao. Coach Freddie Roach arrived few hours later. At 11 pm. Pacquiao’s room was off limit to particulars.