Manny Pacquiao’s 8 Titles In 8 Divisions.

By Wilmar Patino:


     Manny Pacquiao is an eight-division world champion, the first boxer in history to win ten world titles in eight different weight divisions. He is also the first boxer in history to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 2000’s by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). He is also a three-time The Ring “Fighter of the Year”, winning the award in 2006, 2008, and 2009. Not since the days of Henry Armstrong has there ever been a fighter to go up weight divisions and take titles as easily as Pacquiao has recently been able to do. Today we take a look at Manny Pacquiao’s 8 titles in 8 divisions.


He has won world titles at 112, 122, 126, 130, 135, 140, 147, and 154 pounds. Not only has Manny won against bigger men, but he has defeated the very best of each division such as: Marco Anonio Barrera, Juan Manuel Marquez, Erik Morales, Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Miguel Cotto, and Antonio Margarito. He also has 5 lineal titles as he picked it up from Timothy Bradley who was anointed the lineal champ after Floyd Mayweather JR. announced his retirement. In case you have forgotten or didn’t know, below is a list of the 8 titles in 8 divisions Pacquiao has won throughout the years. Below that list is a video to help you follow these accomplishments in entertaining fashion. Enjoy, and remember to come back to Smackhisface.com for more!


1 . Chatchai Sasakul – Title: WBC/Lineal
Division: Flyweight (112) Lineal


2. Lehlohonolo Ledwaba – TITLE: IBF
Division: Super Bantamweight (122)


3. Marco Antonio Barrera – Title: The Ring/Lineal
Division: Featherweight (126)


4. Juan Manuel Marqeuz – Title: WBC/The Ring/Lineal
Division: Super Featherweight (130)


5. David Diaz – Title: WBC

Division: Lightweight (135)


6. Ricky Hatton – Title: The Ring/Lineal
Division: Junior Welterweight (140)


7. Miguel Cotto – Title: WBO
Division: Welterweight (147)


8. Antonio Margarito – Title: WBC
Division: Super Welterweight (154)