Manny Pacquiao, Nonito Donaire, Jr. Top List of Best Active Filipino Boxers

Oliver SuarezContributor IIJanuary 6, 2010

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 14:  (L-R) Manny Pacquiao throws a right to the head of Miguel Cotto during their WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 14, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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1. Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao

Career Record: 58 wins, three losses, two draws                                                        Key Weapons: Straight left, power in both hands, ability to throw punches at odd angles, speed
Key Achievements: Only boxer in history to achieve seven titles in seven different weight classes. Lineal Champion in four different weight classes (flyweight, featherweight, junior lightweight, junior welterweight).
Notable wins: Oscar De La Hoya (TKO), Ricky Hatton (KO), Marco Antonio Barrera (TKO), Miguel Cotto(KO)
Notable losses: Erik Morales (Decision), Rustico Torrecampo (KO)


2. Nonito ‘Filipino Flash’ Donaire, Jr.  

Career record: 22 wins, one loss 
Key Weapons: Lefthook, speed, solid technical skills
Key Achievements: Former IBF and IBO flyweight champion and current WBO super flyweight interim champion. Currently ranked No. 6 in Ring Magazine ’s Pound for Pound list.
Notable Wins: Vic Darchinyan (KO), Raul Martinez (TKO)
Notable losses: Rosendo Sanchez (Decision)

3. Gerry ‘Fearless’ Penalosa
 
Career record: 54 wins, seven losses, two draws
Key Weapons: Great technical skills, granite chin, solid defense
Key Achievements: Two-time world champion
Notable Wins: Johnny Gonzalez (KO), Hiroshi Kawashima (decision), Ratanachai Sor Vorapin (KO, TKO)
Notable Losses: Daniel Ponce De Leon (Decision), Juan Manuel Lopez (TKO), Masamori Tokuyama (Decision)

4. Brian "The Hawaiian Punch" Villoria 
 
Career Record: 26 wins, two losses
Key Weapons: Righthook, speed
Key Achievements: 1999 USA Boxer of The Year, Former WBC light flyweight champion and current IBF junior flyweight champion 
Notable Wins: Ulises Solis(KO), Eric Ortiz(KO)
Notable Losses: Omar Nino Romero (Decision), Edgar Sosa (Decision)

5. Donnie ‘Ahas’ Nietes

Career Record: 25 Wins, one loss, three draws
Key Weapons: Mental toughness, left jab, right uppercut
Key Achievements: Current WBO minimum weight champion, former Filipino Boxing Federation light flyweight, and WBO Asia Pacific minimum weight champion
Notable Wins: Pornsawan Porpramook (Decision), Heri Amol (KO)
Notable Loses: Angky Angkota (Decision)

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