Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, the Filipino boxing arena hero is one of the world’s famous sportsmen of today generation. He inevitably won the title of People’s Featherweight Champion, IBF Super Bantamweight Champion, and WBC Flyweight Champion over the years that lead him into stardom not limited into the Philippines but all over the world. In fact, almost everybody in the fight game wants to fight with him.
Marco Antonio Barrera, Joan Guzman, Humberto Soto, Edwin Valero, Juan Manuel Marquez, and Reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) featherweight champion Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero wants a piece from Manny Pacquiao. They are all itching to get into the ring and aching to slug it out with Pacquiao and show that they have what it takes to frustrate one of the wold’s finest fighters regardless of weight.
Pacquiao has all guts to be loved by the fans, his style in the boxing ring and his open-book life story — a mosaic of poverty, abuse and rare talent — fits the script in boxing.
Pacquiao is a dropped out of school after the sixth grade and ran away from home in General Santos City on the island of Mindanao in the Southern Philippines just to escape his strict mother. He did not denied the fact that he came from a broken family whereas his father has second family. Pacquiao is married to Jinky Pacquiao and blessed with three kids, two boys and a girl.
Aside from being a boxing hero, the Pacman had tried to enter government service under present administration line-up but he was not able to succeed. The May 14, 2007 election is another remarkable day for the sportsman. But the followers’ believes that Pacquiao’s political defeat is boxing’s gain. He would have all time for his boxing career, aside from his family, without being disturbed by political disturbances.