No one argues Manny Pacquiao's place in boxing.
The pound-for-pound king returns to the ring on May 7 against Shane Mosley, looking to add to an already incredible legacy. There's no doubt that Pacquiao is a future hall-of-famer, and most fans know he is a beloved figure back home in the Philippines. As great of a champion as he is, and when his enormous appeal is factored in, the question exists: Does he have the same mystique as Muhammad Ali?
At first glance, the question seems a little absurd to even consider. Here are five reasons it's the same, and five reasons it's not: