Manny Pacquiao runs with MMA fighter Cris Cyborg

MANILA, Philippines - Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao was joined by a famous face from the mixed martial arts world during his run at Griffith Park in Los Angeles on Monday, March 21.

Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, who once held the women's featherweight title in Strikeforce and is now the champion of that division in Invicta, hit the pavement with Pacquiao, who is training for his April 9 fight against Timothy Bradley Jr in Las Vegas.

CROSS COMBAT. Manny Pacquiao signs an autograph for mixed martial arts fighter Cris Cyborg. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

CROSS COMBAT. Manny Pacquiao signs an autograph for mixed martial arts fighter Cris Cyborg.

Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

"8miles Up hill! You are [an] amazing athlete and person! God bless you for your next fight!," Cyborg wrote on her Instagram account. 

Today I Had great opportunity to ran with @mannypacquiao and his team Pacquiao! 8miles Up hill ! You are amazing athlete and person! God bless you for your next fight! Thank you my sponsor @mitsubishisuperstores @southcoastmitsubishi Thanks @seuuadaaomuaythai & @rayelbe ! Hoje tive a grande oportunidade de correr com o @mannypacquiao e seu time , guerra 8miles subindo a montanha!!!! #TeamJesus #running #5am #GodtoGlory #mannypacquiao A photo posted by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO  (@criscyborg) on Mar 21, 2016 at 9:00am PDT

The Brazilian fighter, who has frequently called out former UFC champion Ronda Rousey, who is a friend of Pacquiao's, was decked out in Team Pacquiao gear as she made the rounds during roadwork.

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12 Bem-aventurado o homem que suporta a provação; pela primeira vez ele tenha sido aprovado, receberá a coroa da vida que o Senhor prometeu aos que o amam. Tiago 1:12 #Repost @seuuadaaomuaythai with @repostapp. ・・・ With the CHAAMPS! #CyborgnoufcBrasil #cyborgtoUFCBrazil A photo posted by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO  (@criscyborg) on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:50am PDT

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