New World Boxing Council (WBC) super welterweight title holder Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao recently got the 8th place on Forbes Magazine’s richest athletes last July 2010. Sure to come Pacquiao’s elevation in rank after his fight against Margarito.
Ensured with a guaranteed fight prize of 15 million US dollars (around 645 million pesos), he got additional 5 million US dollars from the pay-per-view.
According to ESPN sports analyst Dan Rafael, Pacquiao earned a total of roughly 20 million US dollars or 860 million pesos from his battering of Margarito on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in Arlington, Texas.
Pacquiao, the world’s pound-for-pound boxing hero, claimed his 8th title after trashing Margarito.