Manny Pacquiao Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd January 2015

Quote: "I stopped singing... I like singing. I love music... but I don't think music loves me. My first album was platinum in the Philippines, so that's good enough." Boxer Manny Pacquiao announces his retirement from music.

17th April 2014

Fact: A pair of blood-stained shorts boxer Manny Pacquiao wore during his victorious bout with Timothy Bradley last weekend (12Apr14) has sold at a charity auction for $40,000 (£25,000), reports The funds raised will benefit victims of the super typhoon which swept the sportsman's native Philippines in January (14).

3rd April 2014

Fact: Filipino boxer and entertainer Manny Pacquiao's wife is pregnant with the couple's fifth child. The baby boy, who is due at the end of this month (Apr14), will be called Israel. Pacquaio is hoping the baby doesn't arrive early because he is currently training for a welterweight clash with Timothy Bradley. The fight takes place in Las Vegas next week (12Apr14).

2nd November 2010

Fact: Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao and Will Ferrell teamed up for a touching rendition of John Lennon's IMAGINE on U.S. late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday (01Nov10).

4th November 2009

Fact: Boxer and singer Manny Pacquiao youngest daughter is called Queen Elizabeth. She's named after Helen Mirren's character in The Queen - one of the fighter's favourite films.

3rd May 2009

Fact: The big fight between boxers Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton brought out the stars on Saturday night (02May09) - celebrities including Mariah Carey, JAY-Z, Sean Combs, Denzel Washington, Adam Sandler and Mark Wahlberg were all ringside at the Las Vegas match to watch Pacquiao knock out Brit Hatton in just two rounds.

21st April 2009

Fact: Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is working out ahead of his big fight with Brit Ricky Hatton using actor Mickey Rourke's old gym gear. The Wrestler star donated punching bags and weightballs to coach FREDDIE ROACH's Wild Card gym in Los Angeles when he quit boxing - and that's where Pacquiao is training for his 2 May (09) showdown.

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