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Pacquiao stands above all, as Pinoy champs have come and gone

Infographic by Pam Ramos, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 17 2019 05:31 PM

From 1998 to the present, Manny Pacquiao was hailed a world champion on numerous occasions, a stretch of sustained excellence rarely seen in boxing.

To show how ridiculously impressive that feat is, 16 other Filipino world champs have come and gone over the same 21-year period. Here is a timeline showing when Pacquiao won his belts in a record 8 weight classes alongside his countrymen's own world-title victories.