Emmanuel Pacquiao, more familiar as Manny Pacquiao, is a Filipino boxer who has won world boxing titles in eight different weight divisions. He is considered one of the world's best boxers. Being one of the best boxers in the world is not an easy task to accomplish, but he has been able to accomplish what many others have not been able to do.
He has had one of the best careers any boxer can have and has had some of the best fights of the decade. Learn all about Pacquiao's career, and the success he has achieved through his career, and his net worth.
One Of The Best; Pacquiao's Boxing Career
Pacquiao is not just a boxer but has tried his hand on various professional fields including, acting, singing, basketball, and politics. However, it is his career as a boxer that has gained him fame and reputation.
Pacquiao as a boxer has been praised and acknowledged by many, and his talent as a boxer is unquestionable.
His professional career as a boxer started in 1995. Since then, he has accomplished some great achievements in the history of boxing. He became the only boxer in the history of the sport to be world champion in eight-division and also is the first boxer to win the lineal championship in five different weight divisions.
He has won the major world title in four of the original eight weight divisions of boxing known as glamour divisions and is the first one to do it as well.
Pacquiao in his boxing career has had the chance to change fist with some of the best in the boxing world. His first big fight was against Ledwaba which came on June 23, 2001, against IBF Super Bantamweight title holder Lehlohonolo Ledwaba. He won the fight with a technical knockout and won the title.
He has had 69 fights in his career. Some of his famous fights include his match against Marco Antonio Barrera, Juan Manuel Márquez, Óscar Larios, Jorge Solís, David Díaz, and Miguel Cotto to name a few. However, even among those names, none come close to his match against Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Pacquiao's fight against Mayweather Jr. was something that had been billed as the fight of the century and it had caused huge uproars in both social media and mainstream media.
The fight was supposed to determine the best of the two. The fight ended on an official judges scorecards which Mayweather won through the judges' scorecard.
That fight had many backlashes on the boxing community and Mayweather Jr. as some unethical business was claimed to have been done but the fight was over and nothing could be done about it.
He made a short retirement from his boxing career after the match but he made a comeback after a temporary retirement of one year. Till now his career stats have been:
|69 fights||60 wins||7 losses||2 Draws|
Net Worth of A Champion
Pacquiao has set records in boxing history and is one of the most successful boxers out there. He currently has the net worth of $190 million. His net worth consists of his earnings from his career which he earned from pay-per-view and endorsements. He has been estimated to have earned $500 million during his career.
His net worth also includes his $9 million house inside Forbes Park and also his $18 million 1,500+ square meter home in his native Philippines. In the past, he had been endorsed by big companies like Nike, Foot Locker, Hewlett-Packard, and Nestle.
Furthermore, his fight with Mayweather made history in the financial record with a total revenue of $600 million from which he took home $125 million.
His success in the boxing world has helped him to achieve find financial success and live a better life than he had started.
We are yet to see more of him, so stay tuned.