Manny Pacquiao Net Worth 2018 – Full Stats and FiguresPosted By: Shraddha Roy | April 4, 2018
Manny Pacquiao is a renowned Philippine Boxer who is the first and only eight-division world champion. He achieved ten world titles and became the first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000s by the Boxing Writers Association of America, World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization. As every fan wants to know about his current wealth, here goes the full details of Manny Pacquiao Net Worth 2018.
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Manny Pacquiao Net Worth 2018
According to Forbes, Pacquiao is one of the World’s Highest Paid Athletes 2018. Besides, Manny Pacquiao net worth Forbes stats are considered as the most accurate. He had a net worth of $160 million out of which $148 million was from salary and $12 million from endorsements from various companies. Pacquiao’s $125 million payday for his bout against Floyd Mayweather was four times his previous high for a boxing match.
Manny Pacquiao Net Worth 2018 has dropped to 3.1 billion Philippine Peso from 2015’s 3.3 billion. He has had an earning of $24 million in 2017. And 43% of his assets worth 3.4 Php is in the form of cash, jewellery and other properties. His real estate properties make around 46% of his net worth. Transportation equipment such as cars make up 4% of his assets, and 7% is in the form of various investments and business ventures. Manny Pacquiao net worth in peso is around 3 billion as of 2018.
Manny Pacquiao Boxing Career
Pacquiao started fighting at a tender age of 14. He fought 64 fights in Philipines National amateur boxing team where his record was 60-4. Pacquiao started his Light flyweight career with much difficulty as he did not qualify on standards of weight.
He admitted to the U.S. Press that he had put weights in his pockets and often used heavy gloves to qualify. His first fight was against Torrecampo which he lost badly. He was caught with a looping left-hand flush on the chin which he couldn’t get up from. Following the Torrecampo fight, Pacquiao continued undefeated for his next 15 fights. The confidence led him to challenge the World title. And he eventually became one of the greatest boxers of all time.
Manny Pacquiao Achievements
Pacquiao won lineal and WBC flyweight titles over Chatchai Sasakul by way of knockout in the eighth round. He defended the titles successfully against Mexican Gabriel Mira via a fourth-round technical knockout. However, Pacquiao lost the lineal title in his second defence against Medgoen Singsurat. After his loss, he started gaining weight and skipped the super flyweight and bantamweight divisions. He then started training for Super Bantamweight. He won the WBC International Super Bantamweight title. Pacquiao later defended this title five times before his chance for a world title fight came. Pacquiao came to the limelight in 2001 against IBF Super Bantamweight title holder Lehlohonolo Ledwaba which by technical default.
Manny Pacquiao Awards
In 2003, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo conferred on Pacquiao the Presidential Medal of Merit. He achieved this award for his knockout victory over the best featherweight boxer of the world. He earned several praises from his native fans. And now Manny Pacquiao net worth in the Philippines is considered as one of the most in the nation. In the later part of 2003, Pacquiao challenged WBA and IBF Featherweight titleholder Juan Manuel Marquez. This was a long and challenging fight for both the boxers as neither of them was to leave an inch to the other. In the end, the match was tied between the two boxers due to a controversial decision by one of the three-judge members’ panel.
Manny Pacquiao WBC career
In 2005, Pacquiao moved to super featherweight category and challenged three-division world champion Érik Morales which he lost via unanimous decision. Pacquiao requested for a rematch and this time he came back with a bang. Morales escaped knockdowns, once in the second round by holding onto the ropes. He did it again in the sixth round by falling on the referee. Pacquiao eventually knocked Morales out in the tenth. As of 2018, his net worth has increased up to $200 million dollars.
After a series of fights in the featherweight category, Pacquiao decided to move to lightweight to challenge David Diaz, reigning WBC Lightweight title. Pacquiao eventually defeated David Diaz and become a fighter who won world titles in five different weight divisions. Statistics stated that the fight had made 12.5 million dollars, earning Díaz 850,000 dollars, whilst Pacquiao earned 3 million dollars.
Manny Pacquiao Famous Fights
Pacquiao moved to Welterweight shortly after the match and challenged Oscar De La Hoya. The fight was termed as “The Dream Match”. Before the fight, many predicted the winning of De La Hoya was evident because of his size. However, in reality, it turned out to be the opposite as Oscar couldn’t move swiftly with his size and Pacquiao jumping all over the ring to beat his opponent.
The most ‘claim to fame’ event is the facing off between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Which was termed as “Fight of the Century”. Both the parties engaged in turbulence and turmoil due to the lack of negotiation between them. Finally, they both agreed on a match and the world witnessed one of the best fights of the century. The fight was won by Floyd Mayweather with the judges’ scorecard reading 118–110, 116–112, 116–112 in favour of Mayweather. Mayweather vs Pacquiao match earned a record 4.4 million pay-per-view buys. His net worth in 2018 is $200 million dollars and counting.