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 Last update:  8/27/2014       Read more by Vincent Yu         
   
Manny Pacquiao To Help Create Champions in China
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By Vincent Yu

Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce world champions. Pacquiao said Wednesday that he has partnered with a Chinese company and the Chinese government to set up an institute in his name, with the aim of imparting the experience that has seen him become an eight division champion.

He was speaking from Shanghai where he is promoting his Nov. 22 WBO welterweight title fight in Macau. Pacquiao, 35, said the Manny Pacquiao Boxing Education Institute will "start in Beijing, and the plan is for the whole of China."

While China has produced accomplished fighters and Olympic champions at amateur level, there is potential to translate that to professional ranks, saying the local boxers "just need some knowledge about boxing and should be taught the basics."

"Of course, with 1.4 billion population for the whole China, they can produce good fighters like other champions," he said.

Pacquiao, who is also a congressman, told ABS-CBN television in Manila he intends his new venture to also foster warmer relationships between the Philippines and China, whose territorial dispute in the South China Sea has intensified in recent months.

"This will even help in strengthening our relationship ... especially since in this project, the Chinese government is involved," he said.

Pacquiao said he would visit the academy "once a month, once in three months, to supervise them."

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comment by LAPete, on 08-28-2014
[QUOTE=pgolf]Haters and Nuthuggers will do their thing. This is really good for boxing as a sport. NPR was just running a piece on that Chinese heavyweight Taishan. China is the market everyone in combat sport is trying to get a foot hold. If you can't t see this as a good thing, you are n...

comment by MRBOOMER, on 08-28-2014
[QUOTE=Jab-Slip-Troll]too busy making crap products and/or working in rural areas with textiles/farming (seriously) when 2/3 of the population is flirting with the poverty line and the rest fly to the US to make new lives.... producing champions is the least of their goals.[/QUOTE] That's w...

comment by - Riceteous -, on 08-28-2014
[QUOTE=Divine Hammer]how come china hasn't produced champions? they have over 1 billion chinese.[/QUOTE] theyre too busy studying how to conquer USA soon

comment by lebrick, on 08-28-2014
[QUOTE=ModernTalking]Very funny...too bad Floyd can't read that.[/QUOTE] LMAO!!!! :lol1:

comment by Vicious., on 08-28-2014
Danm Manny truly is a man of the people

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