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Manny Pacquiao Second Greatest Boxer of All Time, After Sugar Ray

Manny Pacquiao voted second best boxer of all time, after Sugar Ray Robinson.  Manny Pacquiao was voted second best boxer by a global poll, which comes as no surprise to Pac Man fans.  There are many fans that are anxiously waiting to see if he and Mayweather will be able to match up.

Manny Pacquiao boasted 56% of the vote for best featherweight.  Willie Pep had 15% and Salvador Sanchez had 8%.  Sugar Ray Robinson won with a vote of 39%, followed closely by Sugar Ray Leonard with 36% and Oscar de la Hoya with 12% for best boxer of all time.

There’s a lot of drama continuing around the Pac Man.  He recently won a fight against Miguel Cotto, and promoters have set up a meeting between him and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

The match may or may not take place, as Mayweather wanted his opponent to succumb to Olympic Style drug testing, which isn’t required by Nevada law. The fight is going to take place (if it does) in Nevada.  Manny Pacquiao doesn’t like having his blood drawn before a fight because he feels that it weakens him, but is more than willing to take urine tests and blood tests after the fight.

The Filipino sensation has won the hearts of many, and there are several that are excited about this new prestigious award. Both Mayweather and Pacquiao fans want to see the match more than anything.

    5 Responses to “Manny Pacquiao Second Greatest Boxer of All Time, After Sugar Ray”

    1. Yum Yum says:

      “Sugar Ray Robinson won with a vote of 39%, followed closely by Sugar Ray Leonard with 36% and Oscar de la Hoya with 12% for best boxer of all time.” <— This statement contradicts your title. Manny's name is mentioned nowhere at all in regards to greatest of all time.

    2. Peter says:

      unfortunately i’m guessing that most of the voters dont know a damn thing about boxing.

      • Justin says:

        I think your right about that. Manny would not beat a prime Willie Pep at featherweight. Manny pacquiao in my opinion was no more than a fast slugger at that time. He was a basically still a one handed fighter with his combos being mostly limited to straight punches. Manny was not the dynamic combination puncher who throws from all angles and with knockout power in both hands like he is now. As far as greatest of all time I think there are many more that deserve those top few spots more than Manny, oscar, and leonard. I would definetly put them in the top 20 or 15 of all time though.

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