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Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao

Manny PacquiaoManny Pacman Pacquiao starts his professional boxing profession having a 106 pounds in 1995. His early battles were typically in small places were shown on Vintage Sports evening boxing show Blow by Blow hosted by John Ray Betita. He became an instantaneous superstar of the program.

He lost a fight against Rustico Torrecampo via a third round technical knockout (TKO). After that, he won the WBC Flyweight title over Chatchai Sasakul only to lose it in his second defense against Medgoen Singsurat at Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. After, Pacquiao gained weight anew, for the super bantamweight division of 122 lbs., where he won the WBC International Super Bantamweight title, carrying it five times before his next world title fight came.

He had his big break on June 23, 2001; in opposition to IBF Super Bantamweight champion Lehlohonolo Ledwaba. Pacquiao stepped into the fight as the newly crowned IBF Super Bantamweight champion held at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pacquiao continue won titles four times before the match that consider his career was distinct, was against the Mexican boxing idol, Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico. He defeated Barrera via a TKO in at the Alamo dome, San Antonio, Texas.

After half a year, he went on to face up to another respected Mexican brawler, Juan Manuel Marquez, possessor of the World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) Featherweight titles. It ended in a controversial draw after he knocked down Marquez three times on the primary round.

Pacquiao knocked out Hector Velázquez, grabbing the WBC International Super Featherweight title at Staples Center, Los Angeles, California on September 10, 2005.

On January 21, 2006, Pacquiao defeated Erik Morales by TKO in an expected rematch in Las Vegas at Thomas and Mack Center.

Source:Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manny_Pacquiao)
 
 


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