Full Name: Manny Pacquiao [Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao]
Why Famous: Rated as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world Pacquiao was the first eight-division world champion. He has won ten world titles and the championship in four different weight classes.
Wildly popular in his home country, Pacquiao was elected in May 2010 to the House of Representatives in the Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani. He was re-elected in 2013.
- 2000-05-10 World champion professional boxer Manny Pacquiao (21) weds Jinkee Pacquiao
- 2012-12-09 Juan Manuel Márquez knocks out Manny Pacquiao in round six for the WBO light welterweight title
- 2013-11-23 Manny Pacquiao defeats American Brandon Rios to win the WBO welterweight title
- 2014-04-13 Manny Pacquiao defeats Timothy Bradley to regain his WBO welterweight boxing title
- 2015-05-02 Fight of the Century: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao in 12 for the welterweight boxing title
- 2016-02-17 Nike ends endorsement deal with Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao after he made TV comments gay people are "worse than animals."