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Manny Pacquiao’s son Jimuel scores KO in first amateur fight

/ 12:16 PM April 15, 2019
Pacquiao coaches Jimuel

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao helps out his son Jimuel in his training. Image: Instagram/@mannypacquiao

MANILA, Philippines—A week ago, Manny Pacquiao posted a video of himself giving his son Jimuel boxing tips surfaced on social media.

Jimuel took his father’s advice to heart.

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WATCH: Manny Pacquiao coaches son and aspiring boxer Jimuel

The younger Pacquiao on Saturday showed uncanny resemblance from his dad and proved that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree after impressing in his first amateur fight.

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The 18-year-old Jimuel needed only two rounds and a solid one-two combination to knock out his 26-year-old opponent Miguel Egan in their charity match, as per Mav Gonzales of GMA News.

The eight-division boxing champion dubbed his son as “the future” and Jimuel could very well be as he is on his way to following in his dad’s footsteps.

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