Boxing History: November 15, 2003 Manny Pacquiao KO 11 Marco Antonio Barrera, San Antonio, TX. In November 2003, Pacquiao moved up in weight and fought Marco Antonio Barrera for The Ring Magazine featherweight title. Pacquiao dropped Barrera three times to win the World Featherweight Title.
Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao, born December 17, 1978 is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. He is the first and only eight-division world champion, in which he has won ten world titles, as well as the first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He is also the second highest paid athlete in the world.
Aside from boxing, Pacquiao has participated in acting, music recording and politics. In May 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani.
WBC Super Welterweight Title
WBO Welterweight Title
WBC Lightweight Title
WBC Super Featherweight Title
IBF Junior Featherweight Title
WBC Flyweight Title
2006, 2008 & 2009 ESPN Fighter of the Year
2006, 2008 & 2009 Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year
2006, 2008 & 2009 Boxing Writers Association of America Fighter of the Year
2007 World Boxing Hall of Fame Fighter of the Year
Pacquiao’s second round KO over Ricky Hatton was named the 2009 Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year.
Voted the 2000-2009 “Fighter of the Decade” by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
November 15, 2003, Manny Pacquiao KO 11 Marco Antonio Barrera, San Antonio, TX.