From Pancho to Pacquiao: Philippine Boxing In and Out of the Ring

Publication Year:
2012
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Repository URL:
https://repository.usfca.edu/read_books/37; http://repository.usfca.edu/read_gallery/35
Author(s):
Gonzalez, Jay; Merino, Angelo F.
Publisher(s):
Mill City Press
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From Pancho to Pacquiao: Philippine Boxing In and Out of the Ring is a snapshot of more than a century of Philippine boxing. It is a compilation of lucid and readable biographies of outstanding Philippine-born and Filipino American boxers, from Francisco "Pancho Villa" Guilledo to Manny "People's Champ" Pacquiao. Each story describes the rough roads these Filipino and Filipina boxers took to achieve fame and glory globally. Vivid photos and personal interviews combine to make the narratives real and captivating.