10 Facts about Manny Pacquiao

Post On: May 13, 2017
By: Agustina
In: Sports

You will be informed with Facts about Manny Pacquiao in the following post. He is known as a professional boxer from the Philippines. He was born on 17th December 1978. His full name is Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao. However, he was known more as Manny Pacquiao. Do you know that Pacquiao is involved in the politician scene in Philippines?  The current position that he holds is as a Senator of the Philippines.

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 1: the title

Since 2016, Pacquiao has held the title as the WBO and lineal welterweight champion.

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 2: the list of the greatest boxers

Due to his impressive record, Pacquiao is included in the list of the greatest boxers of all time. He appeared as the first boxer who won the championship in five distinctive weight classes. Moreover, he also earned 11 major titles.

Facts about Manny Pacquiao

Facts about Manny Pacquiao

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 3: the glamour division

The welterweight, featherweight and flyweight are included in the glamour division of boxing where Pacquiao earns the world titles.

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 4: the title

WBO, WBC and BWAA considered him as the Fighter of the Decade in 2000s.  In 2006, 2008 and 2009, he won the BWAA Fighter of the Year and Ring Magazine award.

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Facts about Manny Pacquiao 5: the greatest Asian fighter

Pacquiao also earns the title as the greatest Asian fighter of all time according to the ranking of BoxRec. In 2009 and 2011, he obtained Best Fighter ESPY Award.

Manny Pacquiao Signature

Manny Pacquiao Signature

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 6: the income

The revenue that he obtained from the 23 PPV bouts is around $1.2 billion. He also had earned 19.2 million from the pay-per-view buys.

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Facts about Manny Pacquiao 7: the net worth

As of 2015, Pacquiao took the title as the second highest paid athlete in the world based on the report of Forbes.

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 8: other fields of interest

Pacquiao is not only interested in boxing. He also takes part in music recording, business, basketball, politics and acting.

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao

Facts about Manny Pacquiao 9: in politics

Pacquiao also has a career in politics. He represented Sarangani province in the 15th Congress of the Philippines in May 2010. During the 16th Congress of the Phillip lines, he was won the election again.

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Facts about Manny Pacquiao 10: the birthplace and early life

The birthplace of Pacquiao was located in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. His mother is Dionisia Dapidran-Pacquiao, while his father is Rosalio Pacquiao.

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