Tag Archives: Manny Pacquiao

Asian American Commercial Watch: Manny Pacquiao in ‘Foot Locker’s Week of Greatness 2014 – It’s Happening feat’

http://youtu.be/wS8WJ6Lz1AU We’ve blogged about the dominating Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, and recently, he defeated Chris Algieri in a unanimous decision infront of a sold-out crowd in Macau. But here in the U.S., you can see Pacquiao in one of Foot Locker’s latest television commercials. I’m … Continue reading

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Drake sings “Let it Go” as Manny Pacquiao – Funny or Offensive?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNSSOzH-a2g Drake did the above spoof of Manny Pacquiao singing Let it Go on the ESPY awards show.  I personally thought it was funny and was not at all offended.  As this Buzzfeed article points out, some Filipinos agree with … Continue reading

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Manny Pacquiao at Seventeen

Manny Pacquiao might be currently be the world’s most famous Filipino, but before he could train with well known trainers like Freddie Roach (shown here to the left), he was an unknown skinny 17 year old who had run away … Continue reading

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At Niketown, Manny Pacquiao Goes Boom

As a Filipino American, I am contractually obligated to worship Manny Pacquiao (and Tim Lincecum — hair and all). So when I saw Niketown’s window display in San Francisco’s Union Square, I felt that it was my civic duty to … Continue reading

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Ana Julaton Joins Manny Pacquiao as Another Filipino Boxing Champion

Manny Pacquiao isn’t the only Filipino boxing champion.  On September 12, Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton won the IBA Super Bantamweight championship (122 lbs) by defeating Kelsey “the Road Warrior” Jeffries.   We have written before about female Asian boxers defying stereotypes, … Continue reading

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