Manny Pacquiao in Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

manny pacquiao time 100 most influential @ sagada igorotAlright, this will be my last post on Manny Pacquiao for the time being. This blog is not to become a boxing fan site. Nevertheless, I am very impressed having seen Pacquiao included in Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People. He of the Jinkee tattoo and all, is mentioned in the same league as Michelle Obama, Sarah Palin, Rick Warren, Oprah Winfrey, Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods. Lennox Lewis, a former world heavyweight champion did the write-up on Pacquiao under Time's list of influential Heroes and Icons. Who was the last Filipino to be included in this list?

Other accolades I came across on Pacquiao today: "Manny Pacquiao proved that he is not just the greatest pound-for-pound boxer in the world today, he is also one of the greatest to have laced a pair of gloves" - UK's Times Online | "You are going to be the greatest fighter who ever lived" - Bob Arum to Manny Pacquaio. Not a bad compliment from a man who also promoted Muhammad Ali. Source: The New Zealand Herald

2 comments:

Anonymous May 11, 2009 at 9:36 PM  

galing ni pacman. hero talaga. pero, bakit ganun siya mag-english?

Jack's Rice June 9, 2009 at 11:20 AM  

http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/08/precision-hacking/

http://musicmachinery.com/2009/04/15/inside-the-precision-hack/

apparently, the voting for this list was hacked by the disciples of moot.

interestingly, one of the lead hackers mentions that they had a real problem keeping down the actual votes that manny pacquiao was getting! in other words, if not for the moot hackers, baka naging number 1 pa pala si pacman sa list na ito!