By Jake Donovan - Manny Pacquiao heads into a fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez that was never demanded, while on the heels of his first loss (however controversial) in more than seven years.
Ask any other fighter to travel that road, and the buzz surrounding that next fight would be nonexistent. Yet with Pacquiao, the legend only continues to grow.
Recent years have seen the longtime pound-for-pound entrant take on political responsibilities in his native Philippines. He serves as boxing’s representative for Nike’s marketing campaign, conquered technology with Hewlett Packard’s tablet computer ads and has renewed a deal with Hennessy.
Proof of his popularity remaining at an all-time high could be seen during this week’s edition of Monday Night Football. The New York Giants and Washington Redskins were embroiled in a slugfest of their own on the gridiron, but Pacquiao could be spotted during several commercial breaks as part of Wonderful Pistachio’s “Get Crackin’” ads. [Click Here To Read More