|Real name: Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao|
| Nickname(s): Pac-Man,|
Ang Pambansang Kamao (The Nation's Fist),
Fighting Pride of the Philippines,
Pambansang Ninong (National Godfather),
The Fighting Congressman
|Date of birth:December 17, 1978|
|Place of birth: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines|
| Rated at: Flyweight|
|Reach: 67 in (Script error cm)|
Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao, born December 17, 1978) is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. He is the first eight-division world champion, in which he has won eleven world titles, as well as the first to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes. He is also the second highest paid athlete in the world.
He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000s (decade) by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA), World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Organization (WBO). He is also a three-time The Ring and BWAA "Fighter of the Year," winning the award in 2006, 2008 and 2009, and the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2009 and 2011.
He was long rated as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world by some sporting news and boxing websites, including ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Sporting Life, Yahoo! Sports, About.com, BoxRec and The Ring. In April 2012, Pacquiao dropped to number two in the rankings, behind Floyd Mayweather, Jr. However on May 7, 2012, The Ring declared the top position vacant and jointly ranked Pacquiao and Mayweather in the number two spot.
Aside from boxing, Pacquiao has participated in acting, music recording and politics. In May 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani.
Personal life Edit
Pacquiao was born on December 17, 1978, in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. He is the son of Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao. His parents separated when he was in sixth grade, after his mother discovered that his father was living with another woman. He is the fourth among six siblings: Liza Silvestre-Onding and Domingo Silvestre (from first husband of his mother) and Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan, Alberto "Bobby" Pacquiao and Rogelio Pacquiao.
Pacquiao is married to Maria Geraldine "Jinkee" Jamora, and they have four children: Emmanuel Jr. "Jimuel", Michael, Princess, and Queen Elizabeth "Queenie." He resides in his hometown General Santos City, South Cotabato, Philippines. However, as a congressman of lone district of Sarangani, he is officially residing in Kiamba, Sarangani, the hometown of his wife.
Pacquiao was a devout Roman Catholic. Within the ring, he frequently makes the sign of the cross and every time he comes back from a successful fight abroad, he attends a thanksgiving Mass in Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila to kneel and pray. Following his defeat by Juan Manuel Márquez, his mother condemned him leaving the Catholic church. Pastor Jeric Sorino, Pacquiao's spiritual adviser, comes from the Alabang New Life Christian Center in Muntinlupa.
Pacquiao is also a military reservist with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserve Force of the Philippine Army. Prior to being commissioned to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, he first entered the Army's reserve force on April 27, 2006 as a Sergeant. Later, he rose to Technical Sergeant on December 1 of the same year. On October 7, 2007, he became a Master Sergeant, the highest rank in the enlisted personnel. On May 4, 2009, he was given the special rank of Senior Master Sergeant and was also designated as the Command Sergeant Major of the 15th Ready Reserve Division.
Pacquiao completed his elementary education at Saavedra Saway Elementary School in General Santos City, but dropped out of high school due to extreme poverty. He left his home at age 14 because his mother, who had six children, was not making enough money to support her family.
In February 2007 he took, and passed, a high school equivalency exam making him eligible for college education. He was awarded with a high school diploma by the Department of Education. Pacquiao enrolled for a college degree in business management at Notre Dame of Dadiangas University (NDDU) in his hometown in General Santos City.
On February 18, 2009, Pacquiao was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humanities (Honoris Causa) by Southwestern University (SWU) at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino in Lahug, Cebu City in recognition of his boxing achievements and humanitarian work.
In preparation for his career as a lawmaker in the House of Representatives, Pacquiao enrolled in the Certificate Course in Development, Legislation and Governance at the Development Academy of the Philippines – Graduate School of Public and Development Management (DAP-GSPDM).
Amateur boxing career Edit
At the age of 14, Pacquiao moved to Manila and lived, for a time, on the streets. He started boxing and made the Philippine national amateur boxing team where his room and board were paid for by the government. Pacquiao reportedly had an amateur record of 64 fights (60–4).
Professional boxing career Edit
Light Flyweight Edit
In 1995, the death of a young aspiring boxer and close friend, Eugene Barutag, spurred the young Pacquiao to pursue a professional boxing career. Pacquiao started his professional boxing career when he was just 16 years of age, stood at 4'11'' and weighed 98 pounds (7 pounds under the minimumweight division). He admitted before American media that he put weights in his pockets to make the 105-pound weight limit. His early light flyweight division fights took place in small local venues and were shown on Vintage Sports' Blow by Blow, an evening boxing show. His professional debut was a four-round bout against Edmund "Enting" Ignacio, on January 22, 1995, which Pacquiao won via decision, becoming an instant star of the program.
Pacquiao's weight increased from 106 to 113 pounds before losing in his 12th bout against Rustico Torrecampo via a third-round knockout. Pacquiao failed to make the required weight, so he was forced to use heavier gloves than Torrecampo, thereby putting him at a disadvantage.
Following the Torrecampo fight, Pacquiao continued undefeated for his next 15 fights. He went on another unbeaten run that saw him take on the vastly more experienced Chokchai Chockvivat in flyweight division. Pacquiao knocked out Chockvivat in the fifth round and took the OPBF Flyweight title. After one official defense and two non-title bouts, Pacquiao got his first opportunity to fight for a world title.
Pacquiao vs. Sasakul Edit
Pacquiao captured the Lineal and WBC Flyweight titles (his first major boxing world title) over Chatchai Sasakul by way of knockout in the eighth round. He defended the titles successfully against Mexican Gabriel Mira via a fourth-round technical knockout. However, Pacquiao lost the Lineal title in his second defense against Medgoen Singsurat, also known as Medgoen 3K Battery, via a third-round knockout. The bout was held in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. Singsurat got Pacquiao on the ropes and landed a flush straight right to the body, coiling Pacquiao over and keeping him there. Pacquiao lost the WBC title at the scales, as he surpassed the weight limit of 112 pounds.
Super Bantamweight Edit
Following his loss to Singsurat, Pacquiao gained weight and skipped the super flyweight and bantamweight divisions. This time, Pacquiao went to super bantamweight, or junior featherweight, division of 122 pounds, where he picked up the WBC International Super Bantamweight title. He defended this title five times before his chance for a world title fight came. Pacquiao's big break came on June 23, 2001, against IBF Super Bantamweight title holder Lehlohonolo Ledwaba. Pacquiao stepped into the fight as a late replacement on two weeks' notice but won the fight by technical knockout to win the title, his second major boxing world title. The bout was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao went on to defend this title four times under head trainer Freddie Roach, owner of the famous Wild Card Gym in West Hollywood.
Pacquiao vs. Barrera I Edit
On November 15, 2003, Pacquiao faced Marco Antonio Barrera at the Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, in a fight that many consider to have defined his career. Pacquiao, who was fighting at featherweight for the first time, brought his power with him and defeated Barrera via technical knockout in the eleventh round, the only knockout loss in Barrera's career, and won the Lineal & The Ring Featherweight Championship, making him the first Filipino and Asian to become a three-division world champion, a fighter who won world titles in three different weight divisions. He defended the title twice before relinquishing it in 2005.
On November 24, 2003, the then Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo conferred on Pacquiao the Presidential Medal of Merit at the Ceremonial Hall of Malacañan Palace for his knockout victory over the best featherweight boxer of the world. The following day, the members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines presented the House Resolution No. 765, authored by the then House Speaker Jose De Venecia and Bukidnon Representative Juan Miguel Zubiri, which honored Pacquiao the Congressional Medal of Achievement for his exceptional achievements. Pacquiao is the first sportsman to receive such an honor from the House of Representatives.
Pacquiao vs. Marquez I Edit
Six months after the fight with Barrera, Pacquiao went on to challenge Juan Manuel Márquez, who at the time held both the WBA and IBF Featherweight titles. The fight took place at the MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, on May 8, 2004. After twelve rounds, the bout was scored a draw, which proved to be a controversial decision that outraged both camps.
In the first round, Márquez was caught cold, as he was knocked down three times by Pacquiao. However, Márquez showed great heart to recover from the early knockdowns and went on to win the majority of rounds thereafter. This was largely due to Márquez's counterpunch style, which he managed to effectively utilize against the aggressive style of Pacquiao. At the end of a very close fight, both boxers felt they had done enough to win the fight. The final scores were 115–110 for Márquez, 115–110 for Pacquiao and 113–113. One of the judges (who scored the bout 113–113) later admitted to making an error on the scorecards, having scored the first round as 10–7 in favor of Pacquiao instead of the standard 10–6 for a three-knockdown round. If he had scored the round 10–6 for Pacquiao (as the other two judges did), the result would have been a split decision in favor of Pacquiao.
Super Featherweight Edit
Pacquiao vs. Morales I Edit
On March 19, 2005, Pacquiao moved up in super featherweight, or junior lightweight, division of 130 pounds, in order to fight another Mexican legend and three-division world champion Érik Morales for the vacant WBC International and vacant IBA Super Featherweight titled. The fight took place at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. In this fight, Pacquiao sustained a cut over his right eye from an accidental clash of heads in the fifth round. He lost the twelve-round match by a unanimous decision from the judges. All three scorecards read 115–113 for Morales.
On September 10, 2005, Manny Pacquiao knocked out in six rounds Héctor Velázquez at Staples Center in Los Angeles to capture the WBC International Super Featherweight title, which he went on to defend five times. On the same day, his rival, Érik Morales, fought Zahir Raheem and lost via unanimous decision.
Pacquiao vs. Morales II Edit
Despite Morales's loss to Raheem, Pacquiao got matched up against Morales in a rematch which took place on January 21, 2006 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. During the fight, Morales escaped being knocked down twice, once in the second round by holding onto the ropes and once in the sixth by falling on the referee. Pacquiao eventually knocked Morales out in the tenth, the first time Morales was knocked out in his boxing career.
On July 2, 2006, Pacquiao defended his WBC International title against Óscar Larios, a two-time Super Bantamweight Champion who had moved up two weight divisions to fight Pacquiao. Pacquiao won the fight via unanimous decision, knocking down Larios two times in the 12-round bout at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. The three judges scored the fight 117–110, 118–108 and 120–106 all for Pacquiao.
On July 3, 2006, the day after winning the fight against Larios, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo personally bestowed the Order of Lakandula with the rank of "Champion for Life" (Kampeon Habambuhay) and the plaque of appreciation to Pacquiao in a simple ceremony at the Presidential Study of Malacañan Palace.
Pacquiao vs. Morales III Edit
Pacquiao and Morales fought a third time (with the series tied 1–1) on November 18, 2006. Witnessed by a near-record crowd of 18,276, the match saw Pacquiao defeat Morales via a third-round knockout at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. After the Pacquiao–Morales rubber match, Bob Arum, Pacquiao's main promoter, announced that Manny had returned his signing bonus back to Golden Boy Promotions, signaling intentions to stay with Top Rank. This prompted Golden Boy Promotions to sue Pacquiao over breach of contract.
After a failed promotional negotiation with Marco Antonio Barrera's camp, Bob Arum chose Jorge Solís as Pacquiao's next opponent among several fighters Arum offered as replacements. The bout was held in San Antonio, Texas, on April 14, 2007. In the sixth round, an accidental headbutt occurred, giving Pacquiao a cut under his left eyebrow. The fight ended in the eighth when Pacquiao knocked Solis down twice. Solis barely beat the count after the second knockdown, causing the referee to stop the fight and award Pacquiao a knockout win. The victory raised Pacquiao's win–loss–draw record to 44–3–2 with 34 knockouts. This also marked the end of Solis's undefeated streak.
Pacquiao vs. Barrera II Edit
On June 29, 2007, Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions announced that they agreed to settle their lawsuit, meaning the long-awaited rematch with Marco Antonio Barrera would occur despite Pacquiao being the top-ranked contender for Juan Manuel Márquez's WBC Super Featherweight title. On October 6, 2007, Pacquiao defeated Barrera in their rematch via an easy unanimous decision. In the eleventh round, Pacquiao's punch caused a deep cut below Barrera's right eye. Barrera retaliated with an illegal punch on the break that dazed Pacquiao, but also resulted in a point deduction for Barrera. Two judges scored the bout 118–109, whereas the third scored it 115–112.
In The Ring Magazine, Pacquiao (45–3–2) remained at the top of the super featherweight division (130 pounds). He had been in the ratings for 108 weeks. On November 13, 2007, he was honored by the World Boxing Council as Emeritus Champion during its 45th Annual World Convention held at the Manila Hotel.
On November 20, 2007, José Nuñez, manager of WBO Super Featherweight Champion Joan Guzmán, accused Pacquiao's handler Bob Arum of evading a match between the two boxers to protect Pacquiao. Guzmán went as far as to directly call out Pacquiao at the postfight press conference of the Pacquiao–Barrera rematch in front of the crowd at the Mandalay Bay Events Center's media room in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao vs. Marquez II Edit
On March 15, 2008, in a rematch against Juan Manuel Márquez, called "Unfinished Business," Pacquiao won via split decision. The fight was held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. With the victory, Pacquiao won the WBC, The Ring and Lineal Super Featherweight titles, making him the first Filipino and Asian to become a four-division world champion, a fighter who won world titles in four different weight divisions. The fight was a close hard fought battle, during which both fighters received cuts. Throughout the fight, Márquez landed the most punches at a higher percentage; however, the decisive factor proved to be a third-round knockdown, wherein Márquez was floored by a Pacquiao left hook. At the end of the fight, the judges' scores were 115–112 for Pacquiao, 115–112 for Márquez and 114–113 for Pacquiao.
In the post-fight news conference, Márquez’s camp called for an immediate rematch. In addition, Richard Schaefer, Golden Boy Promotions CEO, offered a $6 million guarantee to Pacquiao for a rematch. However, Pacquiao ruled out a third clash with Márquez, saying, "I don't think so. This business is over." The reason that Pacquiao did not want a rematch was because he intended to move up to the lightweight division to challenge David Díaz, the reigning WBC Lightweight title holder at that time. Díaz won a majority decision over Ramón Montano that night as an undercard of the "Unfinished Business" fight.
Pacquiao vs. Díaz Edit
On June 28, 2008, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Pacquiao defeated David Díaz in lightweight division via ninth-round knockout and won the WBC Lightweight title. With the victory, Pacquiao became the first and only Filipino and Asian to become a five-division world champion, a fighter who won world titles in five different weight divisions, and also became the first Filipino fighter to ever win a world title at lightweight. During the fight, which Pacquiao dominated, Díaz was cut badly on his right eye in the fourth round. After the bout, Díaz acknowledged Pacquiao's superior hand speed, stating "It was his speed. It was all his speed. I could see the punches perfectly, but he was just too fast."
Bob Arum reported that the fight had made 12.5 million dollars, earning Díaz his best payday of 850,000 dollars, whilst Pacquiao earned at least 3 million dollars. Official records revealed an attendance of 8,362 (out of a maximum capacity of 12,000).
Holding both the WBC Super Featherweight and Lightweight titles following the win, Pacquiao decided to vacate his super featherweight title in July 2008.
On August 7, 2008, the members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines issued a House Resolution, sponsored by South Cotabato Congresswoman Darlene Antonino-Custodio, which recognized Pacquiao as a "People’s Champ" — "for his achievements and in appreciation of the honor and inspiration he has been bringing... to the Filipino people." He received a plaque from the then House Speaker Prospero Nograles.
Pacquiao vs. De La Hoya Edit
On December 6, 2008, Pacquiao moved up to the welterweight division in order to face the six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya at the MGM Grand, in a fight called "The Dream Match." Presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank, the bout was scheduled as a twelve-round, non-title fight contested at the 147-pound welterweight limit. Although Pacquiao went into the fight widely recognized as the leading pound-for-pound boxer in the world, some boxing pundits had speculated that 147 pounds could be too far above his natural weight against the larger De La Hoya. However, due to rehydration after the weigh in, De La Hoya came into the fight actually weighing less than Pacquiao and close to 20 pounds under his usual fighting weight. Pacquiao dominated the fight and, after eight rounds, De La Hoya's corner was forced to throw in the towel, awarding Pacquiao the win via technical knockout.
Pacquiao was ahead on all three judges' scorecards before the stoppage, with two judges scoring the fight at 80–71 and one scoring it at 79–72. Moreover, Pacquiao landed 224 out of 585 punches, whilst De La Hoya landed only 83 out of 402 punches. After the bout, trainer Freddie Roach stated, "We knew we had him after the first round. He had no legs, he was hesitant and he was shot." The fight would be De La Hoya's last, as he announced his retirement from boxing shortly after.
Pacquiao received 15 to 30 million dollars (share of the pay-per-view), plus a guaranteed amount. Tickets reportedly sold out just hours after they went on sale. Moreover, the total gate revenue for the fight was said to be nearly 17 million dollars, making it the second largest gate revenue in boxing history.
On December 22, 2008, Pacquiao has been decorated with the Philippine Legion of Honor with the rank of "Officer" (Pinuno) in a ceremony marking the 73rd founding anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. As an army reservist, he was given recognition for bringing pride and honor to the country through his remarkable achievements in the ring.
Light Welterweight Edit
Pacquiao vs. Hatton Edit
On May 2, 2009, Pacquiao fought at light welterweight, or super lightweight, division for the first time against Ricky Hatton at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, in a fight billed as "The Battle of the East and West." Pacquiao won the bout via knockout to claim Hatton's IBO, The Ring and Lineal Light Welterweight titles. In doing so, Pacquiao became the second man in boxing history to become a six-division world champion, a fighter who won world titles in six different weight divisions and the first man ever to win lineal world titles in four different weight classes.
The fight was originally placed in jeopardy due to disputes with both camps over the fight purse money. Eventually, the money issue was settled and the fight went on as scheduled. HBO aired the contest.
Pacquiao started the fight strong, knocking down Hatton twice in the first round. A somewhat shaken Hatton beat the count, only to be saved by the bell seconds later. In the second round, Hatton seemed to have recovered, as he stalked Pacquiao for most of the round. However, with less than ten seconds remaining in the second round, Hatton was knocked out cold by a sharp left hook, prompting the referee to award Pacquiao the win by knockout (at 2:59 of the round).
The knockout won him the The Ring Magazine "Knockout of the Year" for 2009.
Return to welterweight Edit
Pacquiao vs. Cotto Edit
On November 14, 2009, Pacquiao defeated Miguel Cotto via technical knockout in the twelfth round at the MGM Grand Las Vegas in a fight billed as "Firepower." Although the bout was sanctioned as a world title fight in the welterweight division, where the weight limit is 147 pounds, Cotto agreed to fight at a catchweight of 145 pounds.
Pacquiao dominated the fight, knocking Cotto down in round three and round four, before the referee stopped the fight at 0:55 of round twelve. With this victory, Pacquiao took the WBO Welterweight title, was awarded the WBO Super Championship title and became the first seven-division world champion, the first fighter in boxing history to win world titles in seven different weight divisions. Pacquiao also won the first and special WBC Diamond Championship belt. This belt was created as an honorary championship exclusively to award the winner of a historic fight between two high-profile boxers. After the fight, promoter Bob Arum stated "Pacquiao is the greatest boxer I've ever seen, and I've seen them all, including Ali, Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard." Miguel Cotto said in a post fight interview: "Miguel Cotto comes to boxing to fight the biggest names, and Manny is one of the best boxers we have of all time."
The fight generated 1.25 million buys and $70 million in domestic pay-per-view revenue, making it the most watched boxing event of 2009. Pacquiao earned around $22 million for his part in the fight, whilst Cotto earned around $12 million. Pacquiao–Cotto also generated a live gate of $8,847,550 from an official crowd of 15,930.
On November 20, 2009, in a simple rites at the Quirino Grandstand, President Macapagal-Arroyo conferred Pacquiao the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu (Grand Cross) with Gold distinction (Katangiang Ginto) which usually bestowed to foreign diplomats and heads of state. It was awarded to Pacquiao for winning his historical seventh weight division world title.
Following the victory against Cotto, there was much public demand for a fight between the seven-division world champion Manny Pacquiao (the number-one pound-for-pound boxer) and the five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (the number-two and former number-one pound-for-pound boxer). Pacquiao reportedly agreed to fight Mayweather on March 13, 2010 for a split of $50 million up front. And it was later agreed that the venue for the fight would be the MGM Grand Las Vegas. However, the bout was put in jeopardy due to disagreements about Olympic-style drug testing. The Mayweather camp wanted random blood testing by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, whereas Pacquiao refused to have any blood testing within 30 days from the fight, because he thought it would weaken him, but he was willing to have blood taken from him before the 30-day window as well as immediately after the fight. Freddie Roach, on the other hand, commented that he would not allow blood to be taken from Pacquiao one week before the fight. In an attempt to resolve their differences, the two camps went through a process of mediation before a retired judge. After the mediation process Mayweather agreed to a 14-day no blood testing window. However, Pacquiao refused and instead only agreed to a 24-day no blood testing window. Consequently, on January 7, 2010, Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum declared that the fight was officially off.
Because of Pacquiao's reluctance to submit to random blood testing to the extent requested by Mayweather, despite lack of evidence, the Mayweather camp repeated their suggestion that Pacquiao was using banned substances, which resulted in Pacquiao filing a lawsuit for defamation, seeking damages in excess of 75,000 dollars. The lawsuit cited accusations made by Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Floyd Mayweather Sr., Roger Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.
After negotiations for the Mayweather fight fell through, other boxers were considered to replace Mayweather as Pacquiao's next opponent, including former Light Welterweight Champion Paul Malignaggi, and WBA Light Middleweight title holder Yuri Foreman. However, Pacquiao chose to fight former IBF Welterweight title holder Joshua Clottey instead.
Pacquiao vs. Clottey Edit
On March 13, 2010, at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Pacquiao defeated Clottey via unanimous decision to retain his WBO Welterweight title. The judges scored the fight 120–108, 119–109 and 119–109, all in favor of Pacquiao. During the fight, Pacquiao threw a total of 1231 punches (a career high), but landed just 246, as most were blocked by Clottey's tight defense. On the other hand, Clottey threw a total of 399 punches, landing 108.
The fight was rewarded with a paid crowd of 36,371 and a gate of $6,359,985, according to post-fight tax reports filed with Texas boxing regulators. Counting complimentary tickets delivered to sponsors, media outlets and others, the Dallas fight attracted 41,843, well short of the 50,994 that was previously announced, but still an epic number for boxing. In addition, the bout drew 700,000 pay-per-view buys and earned $35.3 million in domestic revenue.
Manny Pacquiao was named as the Fighter of the Decade for years 2000–2009 by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). This award was presented by legendary boxer Joe Frazier, who was also a recipient of the award himself back in 1978 for defeating Muhammad Ali. Aside from this prestigious recognition, he was also named as the Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year for 2009, having received the same honor in 2006 and 2008. The awards ceremony was held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City on June 4, 2010.
After his victory over Clottey, Pacquiao was expected to return to boxing in late 2010 with a possible matchup against Floyd Mayweather, Jr.. It was later reported that Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Top Rank Chief Bob Arum worked out a '"Super Fight" between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.. However, complications arose when Mayweather requested Pacquiao undergo random blood and urine testing up until the fight day. Pacquiao responded that he would agree to undergo blood and urine testing up until 14 days before the fight (as requested by Mayweather in the first round of negotiations), stating that giving blood too close to the fight day would weaken him. On May 13, 2010, Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum announced that he had penciled in November 13, 2010 as the date of Manny Pacquiao's next fight, possibly against Mayweather. However, the stumbling block over demands that Pacquiao submit to Olympic-level random drug testing put the fight in jeopardy.
On June 12, 2010, the President of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya, stated during an interview with a Spanish network that the deal for the fight was very close and the negotiation process has been very difficult. On June 30, 2010, Arum announced that the management of both sides had agreed to terms, that all points had been settled (including Pacquiao agreeing to submit to both blood and urine testing) and only the signature of Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was needed to seal the deal that could have earned both fighters at least $40 million each. Mayweather was then given a two-week deadline for the fight contract to be signed. Arum also announced that Pacquiao accepted the terms of the random drug testing, blood and urine, leading up to the fight.
On July 15, 2010, Bob Arum announced that Pacquiao's camp would give Mayweather until Friday midnight to sign the fight. The next day, the Top Rank website embedded a countdown clock on their website with the heading "Money" Time: Mayweather's Decision. On July 17, 2010, Arum announced that there was no word from Mayweather's camp and the deal for a November 13, 2010 fight with Mayweather was not reached.
On July 19, 2010, Leonard Ellerbe, one of Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s closest advisers, denied that negotiations for a super fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao had ever taken place. Ellerbe stated that Bob Arum was not telling the truth. Bob Arum responded, questioning that if there was no negotiation, then who imposed the gag order (referring to a gag order about the negotiation allegedly imposed on both camps) and who could there be a gag order from if there were no negotiations. He also criticized Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer for denying that negotiations took place, when De La Hoya himself had previously stated that they were "very, very close in finalizing the contracts." Arum revealed that HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg acted as the mediator between Mayweather’s handlers and those of Pacquiao’s from Top Rank Promotions. On July 26, 2010, Ross Greenburg said in a statement that he has been negotiating with a representative from each side since May 2, 2010, carefully trying to put the fight together and he did in fact act as a go-between in negotiations with the two sides, but they were unable to come to an agreement, contradicting what Arum and the Pacquiao camp had said. Floyd Mayweather, Jr., after the second negotiation had been officially declared off, told the Associated Press that he had fought sixty days ago and that he was not interested in rushing into anything and was not really thinking about boxing at the moment. Almost a year later, on July 8, 2011, Manny Pacquiao's top adviser Michael Koncz confirmed that Pacquiao had in fact never agreed to testing up until fight day, which contradicted what Bob Arum and the Pacquiao camp had been saying for well over a year.
Light Middleweight Edit
Pacquiao vs. Margarito Edit
On July 23, 2010, Bob Arum announced that Pacquiao would fight Antonio Margarito on November 13, 2010. The fight for the vacant WBC Light Middleweight title gave Pacquiao the chance to win a world title in his eighth weight class, the light middleweight, or super welterweight, division. A catchweight of 150 pounds was established for the fight, although the weight limit for the light middleweight division is 154 pounds. During the pre-fight, Pacquiao weighed in at a low 144.6 pounds, while Margarito weighed in at the limit of 150 pounds. Pacquiao said he was pleased with his weight because he loses too much speed when he gains pounds. During the fight itself, Pacquiao weighed 148 lbs, 17 pounds lighter than Margarito's 165.
Prior to the fight, Pacquiao's team demanded to the Texas officials to test Margarito for banned substances after a weight loss supplement, reportedly Hydroxycut, was found in his locker. It was stated that the officials would undergo testing for both boxers after the fight. In the fight, Pacquiao defeated Margarito via unanimous decision, using his superior handspeed and movement to win his 8th world title in as many divisions. In the penultimate round, Pacquiao implored referee Laurence Cole several times to stop the fight as Margarito had a swollen face and a large cut beneath the right eye, but the referee let the fight continue. Margarito had to be taken directly to the hospital after the fight, where it was discovered his orbital bone had been fractured; he had to undergo surgery.
On November 22, 2010, after winning world title in his eighth weight division, Pacquiao was awarded with another Congressional Medal of Distinction from his fellow congressmen led by House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte during the ceremony at the Philippine House of Representatives.
Because Pacquiao had no plans to defend the WBC Light Middleweight title that he won against Margarito, the WBC Board of Governors voted to declare the title vacant.
Second return to welterweight Edit
Pacquiao vs. Mosley Edit
On May 7, 2011, Pacquiao successfully defended his WBO Welterweight title against three-division world champion Shane Mosley via lopsided unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Arena. Rapper LL Cool J performed as Mosley first entered the arena, while vocalist Jimi Jamison of the rock band Survivor sang "Eye of the Tiger" as Pacquiao approached the ring. Pacquiao knocked Mosley down in the third round using a one-two capped with a left straight. Mosley was left dazed by the knockdown but managed to stand up. Mosley floored Pacquiao in the tenth round with a push, but referee Kenny Bayless inexplicably ruled it a knockdown. None of the judges seemed to have bought it judging from the scores. Replays showed that Pacquiao was throwing a punch off balance, had his right foot stepped on by Mosley's left foot and went down with a little help from Mosley's right hand. Bayless apologized to Pacquiao after the fight for the mistake. Pacquiao gained one-sided verdicts from all three judges – 119–108, 120–108 and 120–107. Pacquiao reported that the only thing preventing him from knocking out Mosley was a cramp in his legs. Freddie Roach said that Pacquiao had problems with cramping before but usually in training sessions and not in the middle of bouts. After the fight, there was much controversy over Shane Mosley reportedly telling Floyd Mayweather that he should have made Pacquiao "take the test."
Bob Arum talked about having Pacquiao's next bout at the MGM Grand on November 5, 2011 or across town at the Thomas and Mack Center on November 12, 2011. Arum listed Juan Manuel Marquez as the first choice and then mentioned Timothy Bradley and Zab Judah as other options.
Pacquiao vs. Marquez III Edit
Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum stated that a third meeting with Márquez could happen in November 2011, providing Pacquiao defeated his next opponent Shane Mosley on May 7. On May 10, Márquez accepted an offer from Top Rank to fight Pacquiao for his WBO Welterweight title at a catchweight of 144 pounds. On May 18, Márquez signed the deal to fight Pacquiao for the third time on November 12 at Las Vegas.
On November 12, Marquez lost to Pacquiao via majority decision by garnering scores 114–114, 115–113 & 116–112 from scorecards of three judges. Upon the results being announced, the crowd reaction was largely negative with thousands continuing to boo as Pacquiao spoke with Max Kellerman. Tim Smith of New York's Daily News wrote that Márquez "was robbed of a decision by judges who were either blind or corrupt." However, ringside punch stats showed Pacquiao landing more strikes, 176 to 138, and landing more power punches, 117 to 100. Michael Woods of ESPN stated that Marquez was not robbed noting the Compubox stats, all of which favored Pacquiao.
Pacquiao vs. Bradley Edit
On February 5, Bob Arum announced Timothy Bradley as Pacquiao's next opponent on June 9 for his WBO Welterweight title, after another failed negotiation attempt with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on Cinco De Mayo. During the final press conference, WBO President Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel awarded Pacquiao with WBO Diamond Ring in recognition of Pacquiao as the WBO Best Pound-for-Pound Fighter of the Decade.
Pacquiao lost the bout in a controversial split decision, scoring 115-113, 113-115 and 113-115 from the three judges. The decision was booed by the crowd and criticized by many news outlets who were independently scoring the fight. However, Pacquiao was gracious in defeat and Bradley called for a rematch. Following the decision, many analysts called the decision a corruption of the sport. ESPN.com scored the fight 119-109 for Pacquiao. HBO's unofficial judge, Harold Lederman, also had it 119-109 for Pacquiao. Most ringside media also scored the fight in favor of Pacquiao.
Four days after the fight, Valcarcel said in a statement on June 13, 2012, that, though the WBO did not doubt the ability of the scoring judges, the WBO's Championship Committee would review the video of the fight with five independent, competent and recognized international judges and make a recommendation. On June 21, 2012, the five WBO Championship Committee judges on the review panel announced that Pacquiao should have won his controversial defeat, with all scoring the fight unanimously in Pacquiao's favor — 117-111, 117-111, 118-110, 116-112 and 115-113. However, the WBO cannot overturn the result of the fight (only the NSAC would be able to do so), but recommended a rematch between the fighters.
Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV Edit
Pacquiao met Juan Manuel Márquez December 8, 2012, for a fourth time, in a non-title bout at welterweight. Pacquiao was knocked out with one second left in the sixth round by a right to the jaw, giving Marquez the KO win.
Pacquiao vs. RiosEdit
After 11 months away from boxing, Pacquiao returned to the ring on November 24, 2013, at The Venetian Macao Hotel & Resort's CotaiArena in Macau of the Special administrative regions in China against The Ring ranked #6 Junior Welterweight: Brandon Ríos, for the vacant WBO International welterweight title. This was Pacquiao's first fight to be held in China. Pacquiao won the match by unanimous decision.
Pacquiao vs. Bradley IIEdit
Following his victory over Rios, Pacquiao sought out and ultimately got a re-match with the WBO Welterweight Champion of the world: Timothy Bradley who, following his controversial win over Pacquiao in their first fight in 2012, had defended the title with a victory over Ruslan Provodnikov, followed by a close, but clear split decision verdict over WBO 'Champion of the Decade': Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Márquez. The fight was eventually set for the date of April 12, 2014, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a tough fight, Pacquiao came on the stronger of the two fighters throughout the later rounds of the fight to end up gaining a unanimous decision victory from the judges: 118–110, 116–112, 116–112.
Pacquiao vs. AlgieriEdit
Pacquiao faced undefeated WBO Light Welterweight Champion Chris Algieri in Macau on November 23, 2014, for Pacquiao's welterweight title. Pacquiao dominated the bout and scored six official knockdowns en route to a lopsided victory via unanimous decision (119–103, 119–103, and 120–102).
Pacquiao vs. MayweatherEdit
Pacquiao fought Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2, 2015. After years of tumultuous negotiations, the two finally met in the ring, Pacquiao with the intent to be the aggressor and Mayweather with the strategy of diffuse and counter. The fight went the distance and to the official judges scorecards which read (118–110, 116–112, 116–112) in favor of Mayweather.
The result was largely criticized by many of the fans and celebrities who witnessed the fight, expressing their disappointment of what had been billed as the "Fight of the Century" The verdict was that the fight did not live up to its expectations mostly on the performance of Mayweather's defense-oriented strategy, with Pacquiao essentially chasing him around the ring trying to create an action. Most individual opinions about the match were split in two. Other reporters and fellow fighters, on closer inspection of the fight, have questioned the compubox stats and judges score cards, especially the wideness of the margins, stating that the rounds should have been scored much closer, or that Pacquiao should have won via a small edge.
Manny Pacquiao said "I thought I won the fight. He's moving around. It's not easy to throw punches when he's moving around so much.… "It's not about size. Size doesn't matter. I fought bigger. I thought I caught him many more times than he caught me."
In the post-fight interview, the Pacquiao camp claimed he fought handicapped with an injured right shoulder. Promoter Bob Arum said he suffered the injury in mid-March, describing it as "the same as the one Kobe Bryant had." Manny said: "This fight doesn't bother me too much, I did my best. I hurt my shoulder, but I didn't complain or say I was injured. This is part of the game. I didn't want to make any excuses."
In the end despite the criticism the Mayweather vs Pacquiao match earned a record 4.4 million pay-per-view buys.
It was revealed in September 2015 that Floyd Mayweather had used IV injections before the fight to rehydrate after the weigh in. USADA did not give an exemption until 19 days after the date of the fight and Mayweather was heavily criticized for taking saline and vitamins. The Nevada State Athletic Commission, which denied Pacquiao a pain killer for his torn rotator cuff before the fight said that it was "extremely disappointed" with both Mayweather and USADA. Pacquiao's camp voiced their displeasure after the revelation. Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum stated that "USADA has a lot of explaining to do. When we learned about this I was outraged. But I can't just bay at the moon. What legal redress do we have? I have the information, our lawyers got it, but what were we supposed to do with it? Ask for the decision to be reversed? I really think people have to look closely at USADA and investigate what's going on with them." Michael Koncz, Pacquiao's adviser stated "I find it ironic. We tried to get an injection that was totally legal before the fight and the commission slams us and then this thing with Mayweather happens."
In a podcast interview conducted by BoxingScene website, Arum blames the USADA for all of the controversy that following that event:
"I really blame an organization that I know that you have no love for, for really causing the problem with that fight - and that is USADA," Arum stated. "Because as a condition for doing that fight, the Mayweather people made us use USADA. And when Manny hurt his shoulder... Manny had for many years a torn rotator cuff. That's not as dangerous as you think. A lot of major league pitchers have pitched with a torn rotator cuff. Manny's [injury] was about 50%, so in training he hurt it, so we immediately sent him to a big orthopedist. He does the Dodgers, the Clippers. And he and his staff, they have a protocol, and everything was checked in with USADA.
"And then the doctor said that they wanted, about three hours before the fight, to shoot something into the injury - in case it goes a little bad you don't feel it and its perfectly permissible. And we went to USADA and they absolutely agreed, and they signed off, and we were told that they were going to inform the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
"So the night of the fight, the doctor is in the dressing room and he's getting ready to shoot Manny's shoulder. The inspector is in there, for the commission, and we find out that the USADA people did not inform the Nevada Athletic Commission that they had approved this shot.
"So Manny went into the fight without taking that shot. USADA said they forgot. And then we find out later, that after the weighin.... the USADA people went back to where Mayweather was, just as they went back to where Pacquiao was, and they were giving Mayweather a shot, which is prohibited under WADA/USADA law, to rehydrate him and he needed no rehydrating. People say that shot is used to hide the use of performance enhancing drugs. They then gave him, three weeks after the fight, a TUE [Therapeutic Use Exemption].
"People say, why would USADA do such a thing? Well, we use an organization called VADA, which is approved by the Nevada Commission and they charge us. They are used for every fight, and they charge us $20,000 for the testing. Do you know what USADA charges? $100,000 to $150,000. And who pays that in boxing? Only Mayweather."
Pacquiao vs. Bradley IIIEdit
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Pacquiao's next opponents were to be either Terence Crawford, Lucas Matthysse, or Kell Brook. There was also speculation that Amir Khan would another possible foe.
Boxing fans were surprised when Manny Pacquiao and his camp choose to challenge Timothy Bradley Jr. in a rubber match on April 9, 2016 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the WBO International welterweight title. According to Pacquiao this will be his last fight as a professional.
On February 22, Philippine senatorial candidate Walden Bello asked the Commission of Elections (COMELEC) to cancel the Pacquiao's fight against Bradley, because it will give the boxer-politician free publicity, violating the Republic Act 9006 or the Fair Elections Act. The fight will fall in the 90-day national candidates campaign period for the national elections. Arum said in an interview that the fight's cancellation is not yet an option and stated that there is no conflict-of-interest between the fight and Pacquiao's senatorial campaign.
Prior of this bout, Pacquiao and Bradley were regarded as the two most accomplished and best welterweights in the world by TBRB, BoxingScene and ESPN and two top 5 best pound-for-pound fighters. Pacquiao won the match via unanimous decision to capture the vacant WBO International and lineal welterweight titles. This makes him the only fighter in history to win lineal championships in five different weight classes. In addition, Pacquiao becomes only the third fighter in boxing history to take three crowns in the divisions alternatively referred to as the Original, Major, or Glamour Divisions (flyweight, featherweight and welterweight) joining the exclusive club of Bob Fitzsimmons and Henry Armstrong who have won a legitimate world championship in three of the original eight weight divisions. After the match, Pacquiao said, "As of now, I am retired", and later shared "I'm going to go home and think about it. I want to be with my family. I want to serve the people."
On June 23, it was reported that Pacquiao would return to boxing ring later this year after a brief retirement. In an interview with BoxingScene website, Top Rank president Bob Arum said: "Well we gotta see. If he will fight this year, then he will fight next year. We are thinking about him fighting in October if he wants to fight. Once I get the opponent that I am working on - we are working on opponents and once I get that, I will fly over to the Philippines and he will see if his schedule in the senate allows him to train for a fight and participate in a fight. I know he wants to continue fighting but the impediment is how labor intensive his work as a Filipino senator is and he is not going to really know that for another week or so. He was just sworn in as a senator yesterday," According to Yahoo! Sports, Arum reserved Mandalay Bay for October 15, just in case Pacquiao decides to continue fighting in the ring. Arum said: "Im not sure Manny is going to return, but I believe he wants to return. The question is, can he return and yet fulfill his duties as a senator in the Philippines? I don't think even he knows that answer yet, because he's just taken office."
According to BoxingScene report, Arum said that Pacquiao has even brought up with the senate leadership the possibility of taking a leave of absence to train for a fight: "He is going to fight. I don't know what the date is. He is working with the president of the Philippines senate for an appropriate date where he can leave the Philippines for two or three weeks to prepare for the fight." There were also reports that a fight between Pacquiao and former four-division world champion Adrien Broner was being negotiated, something embraced by Pacquiao's longtime trainer Freddie Roach. But Arum, for his part, said Broner priced himself out of the fight: "That is correct (that Broner priced himself out). I was dealing with (Broner's adviser) Al Haymon on making that fight. Al tried but Broner was asking for crazy money that nobody can afford so he is out and Manny is looking for another opponent." Arum told in an interview. Other leading candidates for Pacquiao's comeback are WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, WBC welterweight champion Danny García and the winner of July 23 jr. welterweight title unification bout between WBO jr. welterweight champion Terence Crawford and WBC super lightweight champion Viktor Postol.
On July 13, Pacquiao responded to rumors that he intends to take a leave of absence from the Philippine senate for an upcoming bout - as stated by Top Rank Promotions head, Bob Arum. In his official statement; Pacquiao denied such rumors and assured the public that his current priority is to fulfill his duties as a legislator of the Philippines:
"There is no truth to media reports that I'm planning to take a leave from my senate duties just to fight again atop the ring. I want to make it clear - my priority is my legislative works.
My next fight has not yet been discussed. Should there be any, I'll make sure it will not interfere with my senate duties. When I ran for senator last May 9 elections, I made a promise to be present in all sessions. I owe it to the people.
If ever I decide to fight again, rest assured, it will happen when congress is on recess so there's no need for me to go on leave. The entire training will be done in the Philippines to ensure I can attend sessions even while on training camp. Boxing is my only means of livelihood to support my family and to help those who are in need. Politics, to me, is a vocation not a means to eke out a living.
I want to maintain that belief. I want to keep my dignity intact while in public service. May God continue to guide and bless all our endeavors."
On July 11, Arum said that Pacquiao will return to the ring sometime in the fall, likely either on October 29 or November 5, in the main event of a pay-per-view card staged in Las Vegas and televised by HBO. Arum said in an interview: "He now has given us the go-ahead to shop for a venue and an opponent and see if we can do it on a particular date or dates. We've been trying to work out a date that doesn't interfere with his senatorial responsibilities and his ability to train." And on July 18, Arum confirmed that Pacquiao is set to fight on November 5 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Senate President Franklin Drilon expressed his support for Pacquiao's reported plan to go back to boxing, confirming for the first time that the newly elected senator had sought his permission to fight again. Pacquiao adviser Michael Koncz said in a report that the southpaw, while committed to politics, is happiest when he is in the ring: "Manny's primary concern and obligation is to fulfill his senatorial duties. But he just misses boxing. He misses the training. He misses being in the gym. You can see when he trains it's like a stress reliever for him. His mood changes. It's like he's in happy land. So I am working with Bob and Manny is working closely with the senate president to make sure the dates are okay. We're doing this properly."
Pacquiao vs. VargasEdit
On August 3, Pacquiao's business manager confirmed that WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (27-1, 10 KOs) will be the next opponent for Pacquiao on November 5, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao made the confirmation after a two-hour meeting with Top Rank Bob Arum and Canadian adviser Michael Koncz held in Manila on August 7, that he agreed to fight Vargas. "Yes, the fight is on. I have agreed to a Nov. 5 fight with reigning WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas. Boxing is my passion. I miss what I'd been doing inside the gym and atop the ring. My entire training camp will be held here in the Philippines so I can attend to my legislative works. This is my campaign promise and I'm determined to keep it," Pacquiao in a statement. He also explained that he has to fight again to earn a living: "Boxing is my main source of income. I can't rely on my salary as public official. I'm helping the family of my wife and my own family, as well. Many people also come to me to ask for help and I just couldn't ignore them."
On August 11, it was revealed by Bob Arum that the fight will not be distributed by HBO PPV despite a contract with Pacquiao. HBO reportedly declined to carry the fight because they are already committed to hosting the anticipated November 19 fight between unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and former lineal super middleweight champion Andre Ward and certainly the network couldn't handle two PPVs in one month and would prefer for Pacquiao to fight on October 29, along with the Tyson Fury vs. Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight championship match instead. But Arum said Pacquiao has to fight around his Philippine Senate schedule which effectively makes other fight dates impossible. Arum reiterated that if HBO will not produce or distribute the PPV, it will invalidate Pacquiao's contract with the network and make him a free agent: "In my opinion, they have an obligation to distribute this fight. The fact that they passed means the contract is over, it seems clear to me. They can't pick and choose which fights they are going to distribute. They're either in breach of contract or they've ended the contract. My feeling is, based my legal background, is that the contract is terminated."
HBO, on the other hand, believes that their existing contract with Pacquiao still stands, although they would not publicly comment on the disagreement otherwise. Arum said that HBO has no right to object to the date since he's putting up the money as the promoter while the network bears no risk. He also claims that their contract with the network clearly states that only Pacquiao's opponent has to be mutually agreed upon by both sides, not the date. HBO has televised nearly all of Pacquiao's major fights including 21 pay-per-views since 2003. According to Arum, possible distributor of the fight include cable giants Turner Broadcasting System, ESPN and HBO's rival network Showtime.
In a press conference on September 8 held in Los Angeles California, it was announced by Bob Arum that the fight will be self-distributed by Top Rank PPV. He also revealed that his company will continue to produce and distribute future pay-per-view events without the involvement of HBO. As for the commentating panel, Arum stressed that he plans to put a star-studded announcing team, which will rival the work of HBO's Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman. Arum confided that he is in talks with major boxing analysts, but he declined to name one as he has not worked out any official deals yet. "I think the commentating team is going to blow everybody's socks off," he vowed. According to Arum, Top Rank's initial plans have received a good feedback from its partners and television companies, which gives him a hindsight that they could pull it off. "They're all very, very receptive to getting this kind of programming. But right now, this looks like the most likely scenario," Arum stated.
On September 26, Top Rank unveiled the broadcast team for the Nov. 5 PPV bout featuring sports commentating stars Stephen A. Smith of ESPN, Brian Kenny of MLB Network, Charissa Thompson of Fox Sports and former two-division and five-time world champion Timothy Bradley as the ringside commentating team for the fight. The pay-per-view telecast will also feature WBO jr. featherweight champion Nonito Donaire and WBO featherweight champion Óscar Valdez. This marks the first time Pacquiao and Donaire, the two biggest boxing stars to come out of the Philippines, have ever shared the same card.
In the fight, Pacquiao defeated Vargas in a lopsided unanimous decision to win the WBO welterweight title for the third time. In the second round, Pacquiao caught Vargas with a straight left counter, dropping him to the canvas. Pacquiao won on all three ringside scorecards — 118-109, 118-109 and 114-113.
Professional boxing record Edit
67 fights, 59 wins (38 knockouts), 6 losses (3 knockouts), 2 draws
|67||Win||59–6–2||Jessie Vargas||UD||12||Nov 5, 2016||Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won WBO welterweight title;|
Retained lineal welterweight title
|66||Win||58–6–2||Timothy Bradley||UD||12||Apr 9, 2016||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won vacant WBO International and lineal welterweight titles|
|65||Loss||57–6–2||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||UD||12||May 2, 2015||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Lost WBO welterweight title;|
For WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring, and lineal welterweight titles
|64||Win||57–5–2||Chris Algieri||UD||12||Nov 23, 2014||Template:Country data Macau Cotai Arena, Macau, SAR||Retained WBO welterweight title|
|63||Win||56–5–2||Timothy Bradley||UD||12||Apr 12, 2014||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won WBO welterweight title|
|62||Win||55–5–2||Brandon Ríos||UD||12||Nov 24, 2013||Template:Country data Macau Cotai Arena, Macau, SAR||Won vacant WBO International welterweight title|
|61||Loss||54–5–2||Juan Manuel Márquez||KO||6 (12), 2:59||Dec 8, 2012||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.|
|60||Loss||54–4–2||Timothy Bradley||SD||12||Jun 9, 2012||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Lost WBO welterweight title|
|59||Win||54–3–2||Juan Manuel Márquez||MD||12||Nov 12, 2011||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Retained WBO welterweight title|
|58||Win||53–3–2||Shane Mosley||UD||12||May 7, 2011||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Retained WBO welterweight title|
|57||Win||52–3–2||Antonio Margarito||UD||12||Nov 13, 2010||Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, U.S.||Won vacant WBC super welterweight title|
|56||Win||51–3–2||22x20px Joshua Clottey||UD||12||Mar 13, 2010||Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, U.S.||Retained WBO welterweight title|
|55||Win||50–3–2||22x20px Miguel Cotto||TKO||12 (12), 0:55||Nov 14, 2009||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won WBO welterweight title|
|54||Win||49–3–2||22x20px Ricky Hatton||KO||2 (12), 2:59||May 2, 2009||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won IBO, The Ring, and lineal light welterweight titles|
|53||Win||48–3–2||Oscar De La Hoya||RTD||8 (12), 3:00||Dec 6, 2008||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.|
|52||Win||47–3–2||David Díaz||TKO||9 (12), 2:24||Jun 28, 2008||Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won WBC lightweight title|
|51||Win||46–3–2||Juan Manuel Márquez||SD||12||Mar 15, 2008||Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won WBC, vacant The Ring and lineal super featherweight titles|
|50||Win||45–3–2||Marco Antonio Barrera||UD||12||Oct 6, 2007||Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Retained WBC International super featherweight title|
|49||Win||44–3–2||Jorge Solís||KO||8 (12), 1:16||Apr 14, 2007||Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.||Retained WBC International super featherweight title|
|48||Win||43–3–2||Érik Morales||KO||3 (12), 2:57||Nov 18, 2006||Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise Nevada, U.S.||Retained WBC International super featherweight title|
|47||Win||42–3–2||Óscar Larios||UD||12||Jul 2, 2006||22x20px Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines||Retained WBC International super featherweight title|
|46||Win||41–3–2||Érik Morales||TKO||10 (12), 2:33||Jan 21, 2006||Thomas & Mack Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Retained WBC International super featherweight title|
|45||Win||40–3–2||Héctor Velázquez||TKO||6 (12), 2:59||Sep 10, 2005||Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, U.S.||Won vacant WBC International super featherweight title|
|44||Loss||39–3–2||Érik Morales||UD||12||Mar 19, 2005||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||For IBA and vacant WBC International super featherweight titles|
|43||Win||39–2–2||22x20px Fahsan 3K Battery||TKO||4 (12), 1:26||Dec 11, 2004||22x20px MC Home Depot Fort, Taguig, Philippines||Retained The Ring and lineal featherweight titles|
|42||Template:DrawDraw||38–2–2||Juan Manuel Márquez||SD||12||May 8, 2004||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Retained The Ring and lineal featherweight titles;|
For WBA (Super) and IBF featherweight titles
|41||Win||38–2–1||Marco Antonio Barrera||TKO||11 (12), 2:56||Nov 15, 2003||Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.||Won The Ring and lineal featherweight titles|
|40||Win||37–2–1||Emmanuel Lucero||KO||3 (12), 0:48||Jul 26, 2003||Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.||Retained IBF super bantamweight title|
|39||Win||36–2–1||22x20px Serikzhan Yeshmagambetov||TKO||5 (10), 1:52||Mar 15, 2003||22x20px Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines|
|38||Win||35–2–1||22x20px Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym||KO||1 (12), 2:46||Oct 26, 2002||22x20px Rizal Memorial College Gym, Davao City, Philippines||Retained IBF super bantamweight title|
|37||Win||34–2–1||22x20px Jorge Eliecer Julio||TKO||2 (12), 1:09||Jun 8, 2002||The Pyramid, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.||Retained IBF super bantamweight title|
|36||Template:DrawDraw||33–2–1||22x20px Agapito Sánchez||TD||6 (12), 1:12||Nov 10, 2001||Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, U.S.||Retained IBF super bantamweight title;|
For WBO super bantamweight title;
Split TD after Pacquiao sustained a cut from accidental head clash
|35||Win||33–2||22x20px Lehlo Ledwaba||TKO||6 (12), 0:59||Jun 23, 2001||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.||Won IBF super bantamweight title|
|34||Win||32–2||22x20px Wethya Sakmuangklang||KO||6 (12), 2:40||Apr 28, 2001||22x20px Kidapawan, Cotabato, Philippines||Retained WBC International super bantamweight title|
|33||Win||31–2||22x20px Tetsutora Senrima||TKO||5 (12), 1:06||Feb 24, 2001||22x20px Ynares Center, Antipolo, Philippines||Retained WBC International super bantamweight title|
|32||Win||30–2||22x20px Nedal Hussein||TKO||10 (12), 1:48||Oct 14, 2000||22x20px Ynares Center, Antipolo, Philippines||Retained WBC International super bantamweight title|
|31||Win||29–2||22x20px Seung-Kon Chae||TKO||1 (12), 1:42||Jun 28, 2000||22x20px Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines||Retained WBC International super bantamweight title|
|30||Win||28–2||22x20px Arnel Barotillo||KO||4 (12)||Mar 4, 2000||22x20px Ninoy Aquino Stadium, Manila, Philippines||Retained WBC International super bantamweight title|
|29||Win||27–2||22x20px Reynante Jamili||KO||2 (12)||Dec 18, 1999||22x20px Elorde Sports Complex, Parañaque, Philippines||Won vacant WBC International super bantamweight title|
|28||Loss||26–2||22x20px Medgoen Singsurat||TKO||3 (12), 1:32||Sep 17, 1999||22x20px Pakpanag Metropolitan Stadium, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand||Lost lineal flyweight title|
|27||Win||26–1||Gabriel Mira||TKO||4 (12), 2:45||Apr 24, 1999||22x20px Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines||Retained WBC and lineal flyweight titles|
|26||Win||25–1||22x20px Todd Makelim||TKO||3 (10), 2:52||Feb 20, 1999||22x20px Kidapawan, Philippines|
|25||Win||24–1||22x20px Chatchai Sasakul||KO||8 (12), 2:54||Dec 4, 1998||22x20px Tonsuk College Ground, Phutthamonthon, Thailand||Won WBC and lineal flyweight titles|
|24||Win||23–1||22x20px Shin Terao||TKO||1 (10), 2:59||May 18, 1998||22x20px Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan|
|23||Win||22–1||22x20px Panomdej Ohyuthanakorn||KO||1 (12), 1:38||Dec 6, 1997||22x20px South Cotabato Stadium, Koronadal, Philippines||Retained OPBF flyweight title|
|22||Win||21–1||22x20px Melvin Magramo||UD||10||Sep 13, 1997||22x20px Coliseum, Cebu City, Philippines|
|21||Win||20–1||22x20px Chokchai Chockvivat||KO||5 (12), 2:46||Jun 26, 1997||22x20px Mandaluyong, Philippines||Won OPBF flyweight title|
|20||Win||19–1||22x20px Ariel Austria||TKO||6 (10)||May 30, 1997||22x20px Almendras Gym, Davao City, Philippines|
|19||Win||18–1||22x20px Wook-Ki Lee||KO||1 (10), 1:04||Apr 24, 1997||22x20px Ritsy's, Makati, Philippines|
|18||Win||17–1||22x20px Mike Luna||KO||1 (10), 1:56||Mar 3, 1997||22x20px Muntinlupa, Philippines|
|17||Win||16–1||22x20px Sung-Yul Lee||TKO||2 (10), 1:51||Dec 28, 1996||22x20px Muntinlupa, Philippines|
|16||Win||15–1||22x20px Ippo Gala||TKO||2 (10)||Jul 27, 1996||22x20px Mandaluyong, Philippines|
|15||Win||14–1||22x20px Bert Batiller||TKO||4 (10)||Jun 15, 1996||22x20px General Santos, Philippines|
|14||Win||13–1||22x20px John Medina||TKO||4 (10)||May 5, 1996||22x20px Malabon, Philippines|
|13||Win||12–1||22x20px Marlon Carillo||UD||10||Apr 27, 1996||22x20px Malate Midtown Ramada Hotel, Manila, Philippines|
|12||Loss||11–1||22x20px Rustico Torrecampo||KO||3 (10), 0:29||Feb 9, 1996||22x20px Mandaluyong, Philippines|
|11||Win||11–0||22x20px Lito Torrejos||TD||5 (10)||Jan 13, 1996||22x20px Parañaque, Philippines||TD after cuts occurred from an accidental head clash|
|10||Win||10–0||22x20px Rolando Toyogon||UD||10||Dec 9, 1995||22x20px Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines|
|9||Win||9–0||22x20px Rudolfo Fernandez||TKO||3 (10)||Nov 11, 1995||22x20px Mandaluyong, Philippines|
|8||Win||8–0||22x20px Renato Mendones||TKO||2 (8)||Oct 21, 1995||22x20px Puerto Princesa, Philippines|
|7||Win||7–0||22x20px Lolito Laroa||UD||8||Oct 7, 1995||22x20px Makati, Philippines|
|6||Win||6–0||22x20px Armando Rocil||KO||3 (8)||Sep 16, 1995||22x20px Mandaluyong, Philippines|
|5||Win||5–0||22x20px Acasio Simbajon||UD||6||Aug 3, 1995||22x20px Mandaluyong Sports Complex, Mandaluyong, Philippines|
|4||Win||4–0||22x20px Dele Decierto||TKO||2 (6), 2:41||Jul 1, 1995||22x20px Mandaluyong, Philippines|
|3||Win||3–0||22x20px Rocky Palma||UD||6||May 1, 1995||22x20px Montano Hall, Cavite City, Philippines|
|2||Win||2–0||22x20px Pinoy Montejo||UD||4||Mar 18, 1995||22x20px Sablayan, Philippines|
|1||Win||1–0||22x20px Edmund Enting Ignacio||UD||4||Jan 22, 1995||22x20px Sablayan, Philippines||Professional debut|
Titles in boxing Edit
Major World Titles:
- WBC Flyweight Champion (112 lbs)
- IBF Super Bantamweight Champion (122 lbs)
- WBC Super Featherweight Champion (130 lbs)
- WBC Lightweight Champion (135 lbs)
- WBO Welterweight Champion (147 lbs)
- WBC Light Middleweight Champion (154 lbs)
Minor World Titles:
- Lineal Flyweight Champion (112 lbs)
- The Ring Featherweight Champion (126 lbs)
- The Ring Super Featherweight Champion (130 lbs)
- The Ring Light Welterweight Champion (140 lbs)
- OPBF Flyweight Champion (112 lbs)
- WBC International Super Bantamweight Champion (122 lbs)
- WBC International Super Featherweight Champion (130 lbs)
- WBC Emeritus Super Featherweight Champion (130 lbs)
- WBC Diamond Welterweight Champion (147 lbs)
- WBO Welterweight Super Champion (147 lbs)
Acting career Edit
In December 2005 Pacquiao took his first lead role in Violett Films' Lisensyadong Kamao (Licensed Fist). The movie is titled so because (according to director Tony Bernal), being a Boxer, Pacquiao is licensed to use his hands.
Pacquiao starred in the superhero/comedy film entitled Wapakman, which was released on December 25, 2009 as an entry to the 2009 Metro Manila Film Festival. Like his previous films, Wapakman was not commercially successful.
Upon the expiration of his contract with ABS-CBN, Pacquiao signed with GMA Network as an actor in September 2007. On December 17, 2007, he taped his first episode of the networks infotainment show Pinoy Records. His other projects with the network included Totoy Bato and the sitcom Show Me Da Manny in which his mother, Dionesia, also appeared.
In 2012, American actor Sylvester Stallone was reportedly in talks with Pacquiao over co-starring in one of Stallone's future films, which is in the planning stages. The project did not push through as no further updates were given after the initial report.
On May 18, 2012 it was reported that Pacquiao will shoot his first Hollywood film after his June 9 fight with Tim Bradley. He will play a gangster in this movie that will also feature other fighters and martial artists such as Hector Echavarria, Lyoto Machida, Anderson Silva and Frank Mir. Filipino-American Rob Schneider also confirmed the report in an interview that he'll be working with Pacquiao in a movie. The working title is Brass Knuckles and will be directed by Erick Geisler.
In popular culture Edit
A film based on Pacquiao's life, Pacquiao: The Movie, was released on June 21, 2006, featuring Filipino actor Jericho Rosales as Manny Pacquiao and was directed by Joel Lamangan. The film flopped at the box office, grossing a total of only P4,812,191 (approximately US$99,322), as confirmed by Lamangan.
Pacquiao is featured in the boxing video games Fight Night Round 2, Fight Night Round 3, Fight Night Round 4 and Fight Night Champion. EA Sports released a limited edition demo of Fight Night Round 4, featuring Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton prior to their May 2 fight.
Pacquiao became the first Filipino Olympic non-participant to be Team Philippines’ flag-bearer during the August 8 opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium. Swimmer Miguel Molina, 2005 Southeast Asian Games’ Best Male Athlete, yielded the honor to Pacquiao, upon the request of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the national sports officials on the Philippines at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Pacquiao plays basketball as a cross-training to keep himself in shape. He is playing in the semi-professional basketball league, Liga Pilipinas, with the team he owns, the MP-Gensan Warriors. He made his debut in the Smart-Liga Pilipinas Conference II in January 16, 2009. He wears jersey number 17.
Pacquiao became an honorary member of the Boston Celtics. The honorary membership was bestowed on him in a brief ceremony and he was presented with a replica of a green and white Celtics jersey bearing his name and number 1. As a measure of gratitude, Pacquiao delivered a stockpile of red autographed boxing gloves to TD Garden. On March 10, 2010, prior to the night's game with Memphis Grizzlies, many of the Celtics had a special motivational gift waiting for them in their lockers.
With his popularity, various business sectors have solicited Manny Pacquiao's help in endorsing their products through commercial advertisements in print and in broadcast media. These include detergents, medicines, foods, beverage, garments, telecommunications and even a political ad for politicians during the 2007 and 2010 Philippine elections. His most acclaimed commercials yet were for Nike's "Fast Forward" campaign (alongside Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Liu Xiang) and San Miguel Beer with Jet Li and Érik Morales.
Pacquiao has been included by Time Magazine as one of the world's most influential people for the year 2009, for his exploits in boxing and his influence among the Filipino people. Pacquiao was also included by Forbes Magazine in its annual Celebrity 100 list for the year 2009, joining Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and fellow athletes Tiger Woods and Bryant. Forbes also listed Pacquiao as the World's 6th Highest Paid Athlete, with a total of 40 Million Dollars ($40,000,000.00) or 2 Billion Pesos (₱2,000,000,000.00) from the second half of 2008 to the first half of 2009. Tied with him on the sixth spot was the NBA player LeBron James and golfer Phil Mickelson. Pacquiao was again included in Forbes' list of Highest Paid Athletes from the second half of 2009 to the first half of 2010; he was ranked 8th with an income of $42 million. Pacquiao had also won the 2009 ESPY Awards for the Best Fighter category, beating fellow boxer Shane Mosley and Brazilian mixed martial arts fighters Lyoto Machida and Anderson Silva. More recently, ESPN Magazine reported that Pacquiao is one of the two top earning athletes for 2010, alongside American Major League baseball player Alex Rodriguez. According to the magazine's annual salary report of athletes, Pacquiao earned $32 million (approximately PhP 1.38 billion) for his two 2010 boxing matches against Clottey and Margarito.
Pacquiao has also graced the cover of Time Magazine Asia for their November 16, 2009 issue. According to their five-page feature story, "(Pacquiao is) a fighter with enough charisma, intelligence and backstory to help rescue a sport lost in the labyrinth of pay-per-view. Global brands like Nike want him in their ads." They also added, "Pacquiao has a myth of origin equal to that of any Greek or Roman hero. He leaves the Philippines to make it even bigger, conquering the world again and again to bring back riches to his family and friends." He became the eighth Filipino to grace the cover of the prestigious magazine, after former Philippine presidents Manuel L. Quezon, Ramon Magsaysay, Ferdinand Marcos, Corazon Aquino, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Benigno Aquino III and Filipino actress and environmentalist Chin Chin Gutierrez. Pacquiao was also featured on the cover of Reader's Digest Asia, where a seven-page story was written about the Filipino boxing superstar. The issue came out before Pacquiao’s epic match against De La Hoya on November 2008.
- 2000–2009 Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Decade
- 2000–2009 HBO Fighter of the Decade
- 2001–2010 World Boxing Council Boxer of the Decade
- 2001–2010 World Boxing Organization Best Pound-for-Pound Fighter of the Decade
- 2006, 2008 and 2009 Boxing Writers Association of America's Fighter of the Year
- 2006, 2008 and 2009 ESPN Fighter of the Year
- 2006, 2008 and 2009 The Ring Fighter of the Year
- 2008 Sports Illustrated Boxer of the Year
- 2008 Yahoo! Sports Fighter of the Year
- 2008 and 2009 ESPN Star's Champion of Champions
- 2008 and 2009 World Boxing Council Boxer of the Year
- 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 The Ring No.1 Pound-for-Pound (year-end)
- 2009 Ask Men Most Influential Men (ranked 24th)
- 2009 ESPN Knockout of the Year (in Round 2 against Ricky Hatton)
- 2009 and 2011 ESPY Awards Best Fighter
- 2009 Forbes Magazine World's Highest-Paid Athletes (ranked 6th)
- 2009 Sports Illustrated Fighter of the Year
- 2009 The Ring Knockout of the Year (in Round 2 against Ricky Hatton)
- 2009 TIME 100 Most Influential People (Heroes and Icons Category)
- 2009, 2010 and 2012 Forbes Magazine Celebrity 100 (The World's Most Powerful Celebrity) (ranked 57th, 55th and 33rd)
- 2010 Bleacher Report Most Exciting Athletes of All Time (ranked 85th)
- 2010 World Boxing Organization Fighter of the Year
- 2010 Yahoo! Sports Boxing's Most Influential (ranked 25th) 
- 2000–09 Philippine Sportswriters Association Athlete of the Decade
- 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2008 PSA Sportsman of the Year
- 2003 Presidential Medal of Merit
- 2003 and 2010 Congressional Medal of Achievement / Distinction / Honor
- 2006 Order of Lakandula with the rank of "Champion for Life" (Kampeon Habambuhay)
- 2008 Philippine Legion of Honor with the rank of "Officer" (Pinuno)
- 2008 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Honorary Award for Sports Excellence
- 2009 Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu (Grand Cross with Gold Distinction)
- 2011 Gabriel "Flash" Elorde Memorial "Quintessential Athlete" Award
|2000||Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin||Dong|
|2001||Mahal Kita... Kahit Sino Ka Pa!|
|2001||Basagan ng Mukha||Dodong|
|2005||Lisensyadong Kamao||Ambrosio "Bruce" Lerio|
|2008||Anak ng Kumander||Kumander Idel||Writer/Producer|
|2008||Brown Soup Thing||Cousin Manny|
|2008||Pangarap Kong Jackpot||Abel||Segment "Sa Ngalan ng Busabos"|
|Year||Television Shows||Role||Other Notes|
|1999||I Witness||Himself||Kamao episode|
|2004||Walang Bakas||Himself (uncredited)|
|2004||No Fear: The Manny Pacquiao Story||Himself||Video documentary|
|2004||The People's Champion||Himself||Video documentary|
|2005||Kamao: Matira Ang Matibay||Himself – Host|
|2005||Ok Fine Whatever||Himself – Guest|
|2006||Ako ang Simula||Himself||TV documentary|
|2008||HBO 24/7||Himself||Multiple times|
|2009||Kababayan LA: Manny Pacquiao Specials||Himself|
|2009||Pinoy Records||Himself – Host|
|2009||Show Me Da Manny||Manny Santos|
|2009||Rome is Burning||Himself – Correspondent||Episode dated May 1|
|2009||Jimmy Kimmel Live!||Himself – Guest||Multiple times|
|2010||60 Minutes||Himself – Guest |
|2011||Manny Many Prizes||Himself – Host|
|2011||Pacquiao-Marquez III World Press Tour (Manila Leg)||Himself|
|2012||Pacman Forever: A Hero's Homecoming||Himself|
|2013||Para Sa 'Yo Ang Laban Na 'To||Himself – Host|
See also Edit
- List of current world boxing champions
- List of Filipino boxing world champions
- List of The Ring world champions
- List of WBC world champions
- List of IBF world champions
- List of WBO world champions
- List of IBO world champions
- List of flyweight boxing champions
- List of super bantamweight boxing champions
- List of super featherweight boxing champions
- List of lightweight boxing champions
- List of welterweight boxing champions
- List of super welterweight boxing champions
- List of boxing triple champions
- List of boxing quadruple champions
- List of boxing quintuple champions
- List of boxing sextuple champions
- List of boxing septuple champions
- List of left-handed boxers
- The Ring pound for pound
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Pacquiao Back on Top (17 May 2012), sportinglife.com.
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