One of the best in boxing will be taking to the ring November 13th. Manny Pacquiao will fight “Tijuana’s Tornado,” Antonio Margarito for the WBC Super Welterweight Title at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.
The Fighting Pride of the Philippines, Manny hasn’t lost a fight since 2005, the most recent victory of his 12 consecutive coming in a unanimous decision over Ghanaian Josh Clottey back in March. Pacquiao has become the not only the face of a nation but also the pride of every Filipino around the world.
“He is one of our nation’s heroes who can unite us even during times of divisiveness. An icon of the masses, Manny Pacquiao mirrors the champ within every Filipino here and abroad, says president of the Philippines, Gloria Arroyo.
Boxing Historian Bert Sugar says “Manny Pacquiao has never been in an unexciting fight.”
With one of the largest crowds in boxing history anticipated, over 65,000 anticipated to be in attendance and millions more watching from around the world to see if Manny can capture the vacant WBC Super Welterweight World Title. If victorious, Manny will furthers separate himself from all other great boxers by becoming the first ever boxer to win a title in eight different weight classes.
Manny’s popularity has transferred over into the sneaker culture thanks to his sponsor Nike. Nike has honored Pacquiao’s rigorous training regimen with a collection of the Nike Trainer 1, a special makeup of the SC Trainer 2010, as well as Nike boxing boots that feature some familiar detailing.
Manny’s Nike Trainer 1 Collection was one of the most popular athlete inspired models in recent memory, and Nike has created impressive designs for this year’s Trainer 1.2 Collection. Alongside two colorways of the Team Pacquiao Nike Trainer 1.2 for this fight is the Nike Boxing Boot that takes inspiration from the Trainer 1.2 as inspiration.
Check out the Trainer 1.2 and other Manny Pacquiao fan gear now available in the Manny Pacquiao Collection.