Throw back to Pacquiao‘s friendly games with legends Bata Reyes in 2021 when two legends entertained adoring fans in billiards and chess exhibition games.
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and billiards legend Efren “Bata” Reyes will face off in a Billiards/Pool exhibition match called THE LEGENDS, which is scheduled at 9:00 PM (GMT+8) on May 18th, 2023.
The exhilarating event is sponsored by M88 Mansion, the leading online betting platform in Asia that has been represented by Manny Pacquiao as official partner and Ambassador.
The iconic pair actually had locked horns back in another 9-ball match in 2021. At that time, Pacquiao was a senator and presidential candidate and was in a battle with billiards legends Efren “Bata” Reyes and Django Bustamante in Mandaluyong City.
Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao reportedly won the 9-ball match.
Senator and presidential candidate Manny Pacquiao played a friendly 9-ball match .
The match occurred during Pacquiao’s visit to Barangay Malamig, Mandaluyong City after Reyes and Bustamante pledged their support for the boxing icon’s presidential run in 2022.
In another occasion, a chess match between Efren Bata Reyes and Manny Pacquiao takes place as well in 2021.
At that time, Billiards legend Efren ‘Bata’ Reyes cruises to double victories over boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.
The 67-year-old Reyes from Luzon pummeled the 42-year-old Pacquiao from Mindanao, 2-0.
The exhibition over-the-board chess duel was held at the famous Billiard Hall in Talumpong all Street, Barangay Malamig in Mandaluyong City on Monday, October 25, apparently as part of Pacquiao’s fanfare for his presidential bid.
The exhibition pool match will be held at Mansion Sports Bar – a high-end bar and lounge venue located in Makati, which features a billiards bar that was constructed in coordination with the world champion, “Bata” Reyes.
The match is sure to be a thrilling showcase of skills from two great players from different kinds of sports.