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Boxing in Particular: Manny Pacquiao’s Ambitious Climb

By John Louie Ramos On April - 15 - 2010

The ingenious Don Quixote of La Mancha once live in a make-believe world wherein chivalric romance and knightly ventures come side by side with cruel deception and cold-hearted truth.

The gentleman from La Mancha dreamt on pursuing courageous yet impossible deeds. He engages against unbeatable foes as a result of little food and lack of sleep.

With his humble being he ventured a noble mission. He tilted at windmills.

In this special edition of Boxing In Particular, we'll take a closer look at how things are shaping up regarding WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao's battle amid the political arena in his native Philippines.

So without further ado, here it is.

Quoting from the May 2010 issue of the famed Ring Magazine, Pacquiao expressed his desire to help his fellow Filipinos. He said that he wants to "bring in more economic opportunities" and in that noble and quixotic mission he banks on his personal fame.

"Because I am fortunate enough to be famous, perhaps as a congressman I can attract bigger businesses to our area and provide more revenues" Pacquiao told reporters.

Needless to say, the Philippines which have been home to...

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