Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Manny Pacquiao Joins the Greatest Fight - The Fight Against Hunger

Global Village Champions Foundation welcomes Manny Pacquiao, Professional Boxer, as our newest "Champion".  Shown here in the Philippines with Founder Yank Barry. - August 2011

Manny Pacquiao, born December 17th, 1978 is a Filipino professional boxer and politician.  He is the first eight-division world champion having won ten world titles, including lineal championship in three different weight classes.  He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 2000's by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). He is also a three-time The Ring and BEWW "Fighter of the Year", winning the award in 2006, 2008 and 2009.

Currently, Pacquiao is the WBO Welterweight World Champion (Super Champion). He is also currently rated as the "number one" pound-for-pound best boxed in the world by most sporting news and boxing websites, including - The Ring,, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, NBC Sports, Yahoo!Sports, Sporting Life and

Aside from boxing, Pacquiao has participated in acting, music recording and politics.  In Many 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani. (reprinted from Wikipedia)
Manny Pacquiao continues to work hard for his people. He is pledging to get behind the bills that matter and to help build all aspects of what can help his country men and women have a better life. Pacquiao supports The Department of Social Welfare and Development's anti-poverty program. To read more visit Manny Pacquiao's Official Website

Global Village Champions Foundation and Yank Barry look forward to our collaboration and welcome "Manny" in joining our fight "The Greatest Fight, The Fight Against Hunger

Jackie Bigford
Social Media Director
Global Village Champions Foundation

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