Few boxers in the history of fighting have had a career as successful or esteemed as Manny Pacquiao. The Filipino boxer had his professional boxing debut on January 22nd, 1995 and would go on to win his first 11 fights. Pacquiao has received a number of nick names over his long career, including Pac-Man, The Destroyer, The Fighting Congressman, and The Filipino Slugger. Manny Pacquiao entered his boxing career in the light flyweight division, but has gone on to hold titles in numerous different weight classes. The Pac-Man is the only fighter in the history of boxing to hold eight world championships at different weight classes. This distinction has led many to believe that Manny Pacquiao is the best pound for pound boxer in the history of boxing. Despite his small stature, Pacquiao has become known for his unbelievably power punch. This has helped the boxer win more than half of his matches by knock out. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for Manny Pacquiao boxing tickets.
Manny Pacquiao was named the fighter of the decade for the 2000’s by numerous fighting associations. With more than 20 wins in the decade, and an unprecedented knockout rate, Manny Pacquiao certainly has a claim to be the best boxer of this generation. However that title will always have an asterisks by it until Manny Pacquiao fights Floyd Mayweather. The Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight has been hyped for almost half a decade. The two fighters have won more than 100 fights between them and have terrorized just about every opponent they have faced. The Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fight has almost come to fruition on many occasions, with both sides backing out at certain points. The unprecedented success between the two fighters has led to an enormous following that jumps at even the hint of a Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight. If Pacquiao and Mayweather ever do get into the right against each other, the fight will be one of the biggest in the history of boxing and Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Tickets are expected to be some of the highest demand tickets on record.
Manny Pacquiao Boxing Career
Record: 57-5 (38 by way of knockout) - Manny Pacquiao has posted one of the most illustrious boxing careers in the history of the sport. Pacquiao started his amateur boxing career at age 14 and posted a 60-4 record before turning pro in early 1995. Since then Manny Pacquiao has been on a tear through the boxing landscape, winning fights in 3 different decades, including wins over prestigious boxers like Oscar de La Hoya, Juan Manuel Marquez, Timothy Bradley, and Miguel Cotto. Unlike many fighters who fight only a couple times a year, Manny Pacquiao has fought more than 63 fights in his career.
Manny Pacquiao has held titles at the Lightweight, Welterweight, Light Middleweight, Super bantamweight, and Super featherweight classes, placing him near the top of the most versatile fighters of all time. After posting a decade that saw Manny Pacquiao dominate the boxing landscape, Pacquiao lost back to back fights for the first time in his career in 2012. But the Pac-Man bounced back by winning a rematch with Timothy Bradley and handed Chris Algieri his fist loss on the professional circuit.