Boxing awards and recognitions of Manny Pacquiao 

Manny Pacquiao’s boxing career is rated second to none, as he was in the conversation as the greatest of all time. 

In his 26-year ring career, he amassed numerous honors along the way, which can be elaborated further. 

World Championships 

  • Pacquiao has won twelve world titles in eight different weight categories, the lone boxer to have done so.  
  • In those, he has won the most in four of the original eight glamour divisions (Flyweight, Featherweight, Lightweight and Welterweight) and in the four major sanctioning bodies (WBF, WBC, WBA, IBF), to go along with lineal titles in five weight classes.   
  • Also, he is the only fighter to win world titles in four different decades (90s, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s) 

Media accolades 

  • Pacman has been the undisputed fighter of the 2000s by the Boxing Writers Association of America, hence winning the Joe Louis Fighter of the Decade. 
  • He had a hat-trick of Fighter of the Year awards each by the BWAA and The Ring Magazine, having won both of those in 2006, 2008 and 2009. 
  • Pacquiao won the Best Fighter award twice at the ESPYs in 2009 and 2011  

With all those honors, a spot at the International Boxing Hall of Fame awaits the Filipino legend.