Manny Pacquiao

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  • Comparing Freddie Roach And Parkinson's Disease

    Freddie Roach and Parkinson’s disease Of all the diseases that we have in this world, why did I choose Parkinson’s disease and Freddie Roach? Simply because I have been an avid follower of his since he handled the eight-division world champion, the fighter of the decade, and a Filipino professional boxer, Manny Pacquiao. I was dumbfounded when I found out that Freddie Roach has Parkinson’s disease. I was straightaway an enthusiast of his since knowing that he had Parkinson’s disease, and yet he made boxing champions in this era. According to the National Parkinson’s Foundation (NPF), “Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most people. Most people 's symptoms take years to develop, and they…

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  • Similarities Between Floyd And Mayweather

    The “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao shared similarities with the Fight if Last Century between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries in terms of grandeur and publicity. The fight between Johnson and Jeffries had a background of racism as it was fought during a time when Black people were lynched and regarded as second-class citizens by white Americans. “As Johnson became a bigger name in the sport of boxing, he also became a bigger target for a white America that…

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  • Manny Pacquiao Case Summary

    Manny Pacquiao invited Timothy Bradley for a Bible study session after their recent 12-round boxing match in which the Filipino boxer won in a unanimous decision. Just after Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed the winner in his match against Timothy Bradley, the latter was overheard asking his Filipino opponent about a certain schedule. Pacquiao later on revealed that he had invited the Californian boxer to a Bible study session at his suite in Delano, according to the Inquirer. “What time?” Bradley…

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  • Manny Pacquiao Case Study

    A potential blockbuster fight between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan is reportedly “almost certain” to happen in the first or second quarter of next year as Top Rank chief Bob Arum begins to run his machinery in order to setup a meeting between the two well-known fighters. Bleacher Report indicated that Arum’s initial plan is to stage it in the Middle East, but not in Dubai. If it does not work out, then the bout will be held in Las Vegas, Arum said. The 28-year-old Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) had been…

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  • Boxing History

    You have champs all across the world looking at all those older former boxers who changed all of their lives. Former boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr said “My god has always been to be one of the best fighters who ever lived. My career and legacy are very important to me.” Stated in his biography he is the best. Former boxer Manny Pacquiao said “Only in death will relinquish my belts.” The industry after mike Tyson went to a less weight division. Those superstars now are nowhere near heavyweight.…

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  • The Importance Of Friends In Thailands

    I find it easier and more comfortable to be around the friends that I’ve made here in Thailand than those that I’ve made in the Philippines. I think it’s due to the fact that I grew up and spent more time with my friends here. (I. Amurao, personal communication, 10 December 2014) Paulo showed the opposite sentiments, however, when he said that he is still adjusting to making friends in Thailand, at the same time still feeling close to friends he had left behind in the Philippines. It was…

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  • Analysis Of Manny Pacquiao, Duterte's Perfect Match In Drug War '

    Manny Pacquiao, Duterte’s perfect match in drug war By Dung Phan Far away from the boxing ring in the United States where Manny Pacquiao had his first fight, to the stage in the Philippines where Duterte first delivered his inauguration speech, there was one unifying thread between sheer momentum: their popularity. Pacquiao, known as "the destroyer" or "Fist of Nation" embodied the country's struggles and triumphs, becoming the public face of the Philippines. Duterte, nicknamed as "the…

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  • Manny Pacquaio Religion

    figures, one must consider the relationship an athlete has with his or her religion throughout their sporting careers. One man that expresses his religion throughout his sporting journey is a man by the name of Manny Pacquaio. Manny is a professional boxer and is considered one of the best fighters (pound for pound) in the world. Pacquaio has been a recipient of a number of awards during his professional career such as being named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000’s, along with being a…

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  • Floyd Mayweather Case Analysis

    Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao said he feels “vindicated” after reports went out that Floyd Mayweather Jr. illegally administered to himself an intravenous substance the day before their May 2nd “Fight of the Century.” Pacquiao texted fellow Filipino reporter Abac Cordero of the Philippine Star that “truth finally came out and I was vindicated,” as reported by Rappler. “Mayweather camp used to accused (sic) me of using PED. Now, look at what happened. I hope Floyd Mayweather would…

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  • Gene Doping In Sports Essay

    gene doping. This article explains the point of view of one specific person, Julian Savulescu. His point of view is strictly that gene doping is good for the sports world and allows sports to become more interesting. This source is important because it gives a totally different point of view than the majority of the sources in my research paper. This article will be used in the counter argument of my paper. The arguments made in the article will be explained and the next set of opinions will be…

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