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Pacquiao's most significant fights

Originally Published: April 29, 2009
By Don Steinberg | Special to ESPN.com

A look at six pivotal fights in Manny Pacquiao's career:

Pro Fight No. 28 Opponent: Medgoen Singsurat (18-0) Date/Site: Sept. 17, 1999; Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand Result: Singsurat by TKO in 3

Why it matters: Turning pro at 106 pounds at age 16, Pacquiao steamrolled opponents with blazing speed and left-handed power that hurt like a bigger man's.

Sometimes, though, he lacked focus or got careless. In his first five years, he lost twice. In his 12th fight, ...

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