Manny Pacquiao Reveals His Dream Fights

Published 08/03/2021, 1:30 PM EDT
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – MAY 19: < Manny Pacquiao poses for a portrait during a training session at the Elorde boxing Gym on May 19, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)


The entire boxing fraternity regards Manny Pacquiao as one of the biggest and perhaps the most respected stars of boxing. Over time, he has rolled out some exuberant performances that have etched every boxing lover’s eye. Moreover, he ranks among the finest technicians in the sport’s history.

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Also, there are countless fights Pacquiao took which are registered in the history books for obvious reasons. But do you know which fight ‘Pacman’ enjoyed the most? Which bout is Manny Pacquiao’s dream fight?

In a recent conversation with Supercar Blondie, The Filipino Senator spilled the beans on the above juncture and said, “We already did in the past. The De La Hoya fight. Also, the fight Barrera one.”

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‘Pacman’ fought Oscar De La Hoya back in 2008, which was the last pro-boxing fight for the latter. In this contest, Pacquiao was an undeniable favorite and the boxing pundits knew he’d turn the tables against ‘Golden Boy’. As expected, Pacquiao smothered De La Hoya.

As a result, the fight ended via an RTD in round 8. Pacquiao established his era that day by beating a legend in ‘Golden Boy’. Since then, there was no turning back for him. ‘Pacman’ moved on to the top with constant wins. And although he capitulated to a few losses, his momentum didn’t take a backseat by any means.

‘Pacman’ will now look forward to giving a taste of his experience to Spence Jr. on August 21.

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Can Manny Pacquiao give his absolute best against Errol Spence Jr.?

Ever since Pacquiao’s fight with ‘The Truth’ got official, he engaged himself in some hardcore boxing regimes to prepare in the finest way possible. That said, he’s totally ready to roar inside the ring after a long hiatus.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 19: Manny Pacquiao in the ring during the WBA welterweight championship against Adrien Broner at MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 19, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A win here will make either party the WBC, IBF, and Ring welterweight champion. Hence, it’ll be intriguing to see who among the two men claims a gratifying win to solidify their spot in the 147-pound division.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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