10 months Boxing fathers and sons Manilatimes |Sports
CONRAD M. CARIÑONews that Manny Pacquiao has discouraged his son to lace up gloves stirred some interest lately, and heaven only knows if Emmanuel Jimuel would relent on his dream of pursuing a boxing career. While Jimuel showed some form in a two-round bout against an unheralded opponent, the reality is it will be very hard for him to equal his father’s accomplishments like winning world titles in eight divisions and being among the top pay-per-view (PPV) draws in his era. But then, who is going to stop the sons of accomplished fighters from emulating their fathers? The sport’s history ... more