The 18 year-old suffered defeat to a teenage boxer three years his junior on Saturday. Pacquiao went down to a split decision against Ken Danila.
Pacquiao was competing in a three-round exhibition match at the Johnny Bravo boxing gym in his homeland of the Philippines.
“I will continue boxing,” vowed Pacquiao’s eldest offspring, who is now 4-1-1 in boxing bouts.
His opponent is hoping the win can catapult him to a pro run, despite his tender years.
Citing Pacquiao’s father as his idol, Danila can now enjoy a considerable boost to his own career following the win.
Manny Pacquiao Jr. or ‘Jimuel’ as he’s affectionately known, continued his ring education by sharing it with his father recently. The youngster is only 18 years of age. Junior is already training hard to be a professional boxer having decided to follow in Manny Sr’s footsteps. Jimuel has thus far participated in supervised exhibition bouts. […]
Jimmy (Jimuel) Pacquiao showed further promise with a spectacular knockout victory as he follows in father Manny’s footsteps. The teenager, making his way at just 19 years of age, planted opponent Miguel Egan in the second round. There was no getting up for Egan on the back of a left, hook-straight right combination. It was […]
Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao Jr. or Jimuel as he’s fondly known – made his amateur debut on Saturday afternoon in Alabang. The eldest son of pound for pound boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, fought out a draw with Lucas Carson in a contest boasting headguards In an Instagram post by Dylan Castillejo, Pacquiao Jr. was seen wobbling his […]
Manny Pacquiao posted a video this week as young Jimuel (Emmanuel Jr.) trained under the watchful eye of his famous father. Pacquiao Sr. is overseeing the early development of his son. Jimmy is keen to fight after being bitten by the boxing bug. A recent amateur test bout proved to be a success for Jimmy, […]