WOW! Manny Pacquiao’s Diet Revealed, Ahead of Yordenis Ugas Fight

Published 08/18/2021, 9:00 AM EDT
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)


Manny Pacquiao is an undeniable legend in today’s modern boxing world. With his out-of-the-box performances in the ring, the veteran, who has made a name for himself, is an obvious fan favorite. Moreover, he’s only shown gigantic improvements in his performances.

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But how is ‘Pacman’ always on point with his in-ring conduct? What is so special about his routine and diet outside that helps him stay consistent inside the squared circle?

The 42-year-old puts in exemplary efforts in the gym without a doubt. But, when it comes to his diets and overall planning on putting in the calories, ‘Pacman’ is even more stringent with the same.

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As per Fitness Reaper, the Filipino Senator consumes a whopping 7,000 calories a day. Furthermore, he does enough workouts and activities to digest those calories and help his metabolism be in its top form.

He wakes up early morning at 3 am and drinks a protein shake before starting workouts. As the day progresses, he includes 6-meals in total to fulfill the required amount of calories. His meals have a lot of Pinoy preferences.

His 6-meals include beef tapa, chicken broth made with the help of papaya, ginger, and onions, dried squid, kebabs, and tinolang manok. On top of this, his meals also include white rice and vegetables. Overall, his entire diet plan includes enough sources of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

This diet plan helps Pacquiao push hard in the gym and remain strong.

Manny Pacquiao – One of the fittest boxing superstars

Not a lot of boxers compete professionally at the age of 42. However, ‘Pacman’, who has truly defied the odds, has set an example in front of everyone.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 20: Manny Pacquiao celebrates his split-decision victory over Keith Thurman in their WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

With the diet mentioned above, the Filipino Senator has not just stayed active in the fight world. Rather, he’s stayed active at the very peak of the sport.

Watch this story – Manny Pacquiao’s Gruelling Strength and Conditioning Training Revealed

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That said, as he’s unquestionably one of the fittest boxing stars of all time, historians will always pen his legacy in golden words in the sport’s rich lore.

What do you make of the southpaw boxer’s unusual diet plan?

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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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