Just days after Manny Pacquiao Sr. lost the Presidential election in the Philippines, a new Pacquiao is making headlines with his second amateur boxing win.
Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr, Manny’s oldest son, is carving a name for himself in the boxing world, and while he still has a long way to go, Philippine boxing fans are already starting to notice.
This past weekend Pacquiao Jr. fought his second amateur fight in San Diego, California. Although he didn’t score a knockout, he landed several powerful punches and was awarded the victory by decision. After the fight, Pacquiao Jr said that he was appreciative of the fans who came to support him and that he was flattered to be compared to his idol, his father. Below is a video of the fight where you can see the similarities.
Manny Pacquiao Sr.
Manny Pacquiao Sr. is undoubtedly one of the greatest boxers of all time and the only eight-division world champion in boxing history. Pacquiao Sr. has been serving as a senator of the Philippines since 2016 and ran for President in 2022, where he lost to current president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Betting On Boxing
While finding odds for amateur fights is few and far between, betting on professional bouts is very popular with sports betting services. Online odds typically include fights from all four professional boxing organizations: WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO.
Online sports betting sites in the Philippines offer several types of boxing odds, including money lines and props. Money lines are the most popular way to bet on boxing as it is essentially taking the odds and picking a winner.
Online Sports Betting Sites
We recommend online sportsbooks to our readers because there are several benefits to using online sites. Online sportsbooks offer tons of odds on sporting events from around the world, including horse racing, UFC, basketball, soccer, football, and more. Benefits of online sportsbooks include bonus offers, crypto banking options, domestic and foreign event odds, and more.
According to Philippine gambling laws, brick-and-mortar sites located in the Philippines are not allowed to offer odds for sporting events that occur within the country. Special circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic allowed PH domestic sportsbooks to operate online during the lockdown.