History | Dec 04 2018

On This Day: Manny Pacquiao wins first world title

The original Boxing News report of Manny Pacquiao's victory over Chatchai Sasakul
Manny Pacquiao
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THESE days, Manny Pacquiao only has to breathe to get on the front pages. Back in 1998, things were different.

The following is an image of the Boxing News report for his eighth round victory over Chatchai Sasakul that netted him the WBC flyweight belt, the first of many world titles.

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