Boxer Profiles

Manny Pacquiao


Real name Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
Nickname(s) Pac-Man,
Ang Pambansang Kamao (The Nation’s Fist),
The Mexicutioner
The Destroyer,
Fighting Pride of the Philippines,
Pambansang Ninong (National Godfather),
The Fighting Congressman
Rated at Flyweight
Super Bantamweight
Super Featherweight
Light Welterweight
Light Middleweight
Height 5 ft 6 12 in (1.69 m)
Reach 67 in (170 cm)
Nationality Filipino
Born December 17, 1978 (age 33)
Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 60
Wins 54
Wins by KO 38
Losses 4
Draws 2
No contests 0

Juan Manual Marquez


Real name Juan Manuel Márquez Méndez
Nickname(s) Dinamita
Rated at Featherweight
Super Featherweight
Light Welterweight
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Reach 67 in (170 cm)
Nationality Mexican
Born August 23, 1973 (age 39)
Mexico City, Distrito Federal,Mexico
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 61
Wins 54
Wins by KO 39
Losses 6
Draws 1
No contests 0

Both of these fighters have accomplished a lot in the sport.  It will be interesting to see how Marquez’s age factors in.  He’s getting up there in years and has stepped into the ring a lot of times.

Tale of the Tape

Manny Pacquiao Juan Manuel Marquez
Record (54-4-2, 38 KOs) (54-6-1, 39 KOs)
Age 33 39
Height 5’6″ 5’7″
Reach 67 in (170 cm) 67 in (170 cm)
Stance Southpaw Orthodox