Daily Archives: January 15, 2011

It’s not all Manny Pac-man: Pac-women’s boxing in the Philippines

It’s not all Manny Pac-man:  Pac-women’s Boxing in the Philippines

Philippine Women's Boxing Team


When boxing enthusiasts think of the Philippines, they tend to think of one thing, Manny Pacquiao.  Well move over Manny because there are a lot young, talented women boxers who are vying for an opportunity to represent the Philippines in the 2012 Olympics.  With such talent as Asian Games silver medalist, Annie Albania as potential representatives, the Philippines stands a good chance to contend for a medal at the historic London games.  Other potential fighters include, flyweight Alice Kate Aparri, bantamweight Ana Liza Cruz, and featherweight Nesthy Petecio.