Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao made it tot he cover of Readers Digest Philippines edition. Who would have ever thought they would see a cover of Readers Digest look so intimidating and mean?
Pacquiao is a national treasure in the Philippines and his fights cause the traffic to stop and crime stop because everyone in the country is glued to the TV to watch his fights.
He has inspired many people not just in his country but those who feel down and out and look for hope and motivation to rise out of their circumstances.
Having won world titles from Flyweight all the way to Lightweight he is dominating boxing as one of the top 5 best fighters in the world today.
Being on the cover an internationally read magazine is an amazing feat from struggling to make ends meet as an elementary school drop out, to becoming a world champion boxer fighting in the United States on HBO and headline Pay Per View fights in Las Vegas, to being on the cover of magazines, he is a true rags to riches story.
On December he will take on his toughest challenge and climb all the way up to welterweight to face the Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya in a 12 round PPV event at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao vs. De La Hoya is billed as the Dream Fight and will likely be the Filipino ring icons biggest payday.
A victory over De La Hoya would send Pacquiao into a new level of fame, he will become a household name in the USA.