Monday, February 7, 2011

  • "Fighter of the Decade 2000-2009" - Boxing Writers Association of America
  • "2009 Fighter of the Year" - Boxing Writers Association of America
  • "2009 Fighter of the Year" - The Ring
  • "2008 Fighter of the Year" - Boxing Writers Association of America
  • "2008 Fighter of the Year" - The Ring
  • "2006 Fighter of the Year" - Boxing Writers Association of America
  • "2006 Fighter of the Year" - The Ring
  • WBC super welterweight world champion
  • Former WBO welterweight world champion
  • Former WBC lightweight world champion
  • Former WBC super featherweight world champion
  • Former IBF Jr. featherweight world champion
  • Former WBC flyweight world champion, 1998 - 1999
  • Former WBC International super featherweight champion
  • Former WBC International super bantamweight champion
  • 2000–09 Philippine Sportswriters Association Athlete of the Decade
  • 2000–09 HBO Fighter of the Decade
  • 2000–09 TheSweetScience.com Fighter of the Decade
  • 2001–2010 World Boxing Council Boxer 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/Honor
  • 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year
  • 2006, 2008 and 2009 ESPN Fighter of the Year
  • 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010 The Ring Fighter of the Year
  • 2008 Philippine Legion of Honor with the rank of "Officer" (Pinuno)
  • 2008 University Athletic Association of the Philippines Honorary Award for Sports Excellence
  • 2008 Sports Illustrated Boxer of the Year
  • 2008 Yahoo! Sports Fighter of the Year
  • 2008 and 2009 The Ring No.1 Pound-for-Pound
  • 2008 and 2009 ESPN Star's Champion of Champions
  • 2008 and 2009 World Boxing Council Boxer of the Year
  • 2009 ESPY Awards Best Fighter
  • 2009 Forbes Magazine World's Highest-Paid Athletes
  • 2009 Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu (Grand Cross with Gold Distinction)
  • 2009 Sports Illustrated Fighter of the Year
  • 2009 The Ring Knockout of the Year
  • 2009 TIME 100 Most Influential People
  • 2009 and 2010 Forbes Magazine Celebrity 100
  • 2010 World Boxing Organization Fighter of the Year
  • 2010 Yahoo! Sports Boxing's Most Influential

57 Fights / 52 Wins (38 KO), 3 Loses, 2 Draws

The Destroyer, The Mexicutioner, The People's Champ, Pambansang Kamao (National Fist)

Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao, born December 17, 1978 in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines, also popularly known as Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. He is an eight-division world champion, the first boxer in history to win ten world titles in eight different weight divisions. He is also the first boxer in history to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000's by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). He is also a three-time BWAA and The Ring "Fighter of the Year" in 2006, 2008 and 2009. Pacquiao has a record of 52 wins, 3 losses, and 2 draws, with 37 wins coming by knockout.

Pacquiao ranked 22nd on the third annual Time magazine's 100 poll for the "World's Most Influential Person" with a total of 20,391,818 votes. He also ranked sixth on the Forbes Magazine’s list of "World's Highest-Paid Athletes" for earning $40 million (about P1.9 billion) from June 2008 to June 2009. This includes his salary, bonuses, prize money, endorsements, and licensing income. He was tied on the list with NBA player Lebron James and golfer Phil Mickelson.

Currently, Pacquiao is the WBC Super Welterweight World Champion and WBO Welterweight World Champion (Super Champion). He is also currently rated as the "number one" pound-for-pound best boxer in the world by several sporting news and boxing websites, including The Ring, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, NBC Sports, Yahoo! Sports, Sporting Life and About.com.

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