Manny Pacquiao certainly has cemented his status as one of the best boxers of this generation.
But how about all-time?
Pacquiao has won eight titles in eight different world classes, dominated the competition and hasn't shied away from facing the best. Those factors alone will give him a strong place in boxing history. Go back to the golden days, and that's what made the champs so beloved: They faced the very best.
There are so many factors to consider when trying to rank the all-time greats, but some things are no-brainers. Career records are key, titles won, competition faced and defining fights should all be considered. Of course, fight fans will also be influenced just by personal taste.
Debates like these have always been a part of boxing. Time for another one. Here is a breakdown of the 50 greatest boxers ever: