first_imgJune Mar Fajardo dedicates 5th PBA MVP to his family LATEST STORIES Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony PLAY LIST 00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:44Manny Pacquiao on Floyd Mayweather: Let him enjoy retirement01:49Pacquiao to Mayweather: Want fans to stop asking for rematch? Then fight me again02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Pacquiao had a thrilling trilogy with Morales, with him winning 2-1, a four-fight epic with Marquez, and a couple of wins against Barrera.Boxing’s only eight-division champion forced De La Hoya into retirement, knocked out a prime Hatton, pummeled Cotto, and had one of the most memorable rivalries in boxing history with Mayweather.Despite wrestling the title of best pound-for-pound boxer for almost 10 years, Mayweather and Pacquiao only fought once in a dud of a bout in 2015 that ended in a unanimous decision win for the Pretty Boy.Pacquiao is currently preparing for his defense of the WBA World welterweight title against Adrien Broner on January 19.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening MOST READ (L-R) Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez exchange blows during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFPMANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao has fought 69 times as a professional that spanned across three different decades.The Filipino boxing icon championed different eras and was at one point the best boxer in the world, regardless of weight class, and this longevity saw him go up against the Sweet Science’s best.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion View comments Pacquiao, though, narrowed down the greatest fighters he’s fought to seven names.“I think my top opponents are Oscar De La Hoya, Juan Manuel Marquez, Marco Antonio Barrera, Miguel Cotto, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Erik Morales, and Ricky Hatton,” said Pacquiao in a report by BoxingNewsOnline.net.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsPacquiao (60-7-2) burst into the scene in 2001 when he beat Lehlo Ledwaba senseless for the IBF world super bantamweight title and it was, coincidentally, in the undercard of De La Hoya’s fight against Javier Castillejo for the WBC World super welterweight championship.It was the fight that catapulted a blonde-dyed Pacquiao to the American consciousness and everything that followed was history. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostinglast_img

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