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Pacquiao Regains No.1 Spot, Becomes Pitchman for Major Brand

Pacquiao Regains No.1 Spot, Becomes Pitchman for Major Brand

08/13/2010

Seven-time world champ Manny Pacquiao made headlines this week for two very different reasons. Find out more below.

From the Bleacherreport.com:

"Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao has regained his top post as Yahoo! Sports pound-for-pound king, according to Kevin lole of Yahoo! Sports.

"Pacquiao lost to Mayweather last May in the Yahoo! rankings, but the Filipino boxer managed to keep his No. 1 ranking in the Ring Magazine ranking.

"Pacquiao is now ranked number one in both Yahoo! Sports and Ring Magazine pound-for-pound rankings while Mayweather kept his second place ranking in Ring Magazine, but lost his title as Yahoo! Sports pound-for-pound king in the latest vote tally."

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From Fanhouse:

"Seven-division king and WBO welterweight (147 pounds) titlist has been chosen as a pitch man for Sony's 3D entertainment line in the Philippines, which includes 3D televisions, an NEX-5 camera and a Sony PlayStation 3, the popular Japanese brand announced at a press conference in the Philippines on Thursday.

"The 31-year-old boxer-congressman, who is promoted by Top Rank Promotions, will wear the title, 'Brand Ambassador.'

"Pacquiao became the first man to actually own one of the products, when he was given a Sony 3D television by Takao Kuroda, president and managing director of Sony Philippines."
Manny Pacquiao

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