Young Manny Pacquiao Photos (Aged 17)

Manny Pacquiao, aged 17, train at LM Gym in Manila. Manny ran away from his impoverished home at the age of 14 in order to lessen the burden of his mother, who was raising six children alone in General Santos City in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. He found work in Manila in warehouses and construction sites but drifted back to his great love, boxing. He turned pro in 1995 when he was 16 — and a light flyweight at just 106 lbs. In 2008 he bought the building, had it torn down and built a 7 story modern complex, with a boxing gym, recording studio, billiard room, and a dormitory

Photos: Gerhard Joren

One Response to “Young Manny Pacquiao Photos (Aged 17)”
Check out what others are saying...
  1. […] photos. Link: Young Manny Pacquiao Photos (Aged 17) I know this is somewhat off topic but has there ever been a truly great fighter in Boxing that […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: