Joe Manganiello Is Dating Model Bridget Peters

01/25/2013 at 03:45 PM EST

Joe Manganiello Is Dating Model Bridget Peters
Joe Manganiello and Bridget Peters
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Joe Manganiello has a new lady love.

The True Blood hunk, 36, has been spending time with the beautiful brunette model Bridget Peters, PEOPLE has learned.

Manganiello and Peters met at a Las Vegas boxing match last year where Peters was a ring girl, according to a source. The two have been together ever since, with Peters accompanying Manganiello to Atlanta, Sweden and Miami.

Last month in Las Vegas, the duo caught the Zarkana Cirque du Soleil show at Aria with Manganiello's brother and father, and the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez boxing match at the MGM Grand.



While promoting the film Magic Mike last July, Manganiello told PEOPLE his ideal woman is not a size two.

"I'm a big guy. All too often in Hollywood actresses are super skinny," Manganiello said. "As a man my primal instincts don't kick in when they are that skinny. It's almost unhealthy. I like curves."

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