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#PacquiaoHorn: Filipino stars pay tribute to Manny Pacquiao on Instagram

Manny Pacquaio, Israel Pacquiao

Manny Pacquaio, Israel Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao lost to Jeff Horn on July 2, Sunday’ at “Battle of Brisbane.” Despite Pacquiao’s loss, several Filipino celebrities took to Instagram to pay tribute to him:

Ogie Alcasid

Lovi Poe

Aiko Melendez

Janno Gibbs

Angelu de Leon

Vicky Belo

KC Montero

Ruru Madrid

Magno Pancho

The Filipino celebrities emphasized that Horn’s win does not change the fact that Pacquiao has won 59 fights, making him a boxing legend. Horn is the seventh fighter to defeat the Filipino boxer following Rustico Torrecampo, Medgoen Singsurat, Erik Morales, Timothy Bradley Jr., Juan Manuel Marquez and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Pacquiao was born in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. Currently, he lives in General Santos City, South Cotabato, with and his wife Jinkee Pacquiao and their five children Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr., Michael Stephen Pacquiao, Mary Divine Grace Pacquiao, Queen Elizabeth Pacquiao and Israel Pacquiao.

As an actor, Manny appeared in eight films. In 2014, he appeared as himself in Leon Gast and Ryan Moore’s documentary film “Manny,” which featured Mark Wahlberg, Jeremy Piven, Jimmy Kimmel and Oscar De La Hoya.

As a politician, Manny served as a congressman of Saranggani from 2010 to 2016. After this, he was elected as a senator.

(photo from Instagram/Manny Pacquiao)

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