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Complimentary tickets for Saturday’s Island Rumble – attended by Philippines boxing legend Manny Pacquiao – were being handed out Friday at the Progressives Bodden Town MLA office, according to text messages sent around last week.
A father whose son was born with a heart condition got in the boxing ring Saturday to raise money for a new charity that helps fund medical expenses for Cayman residents who have to spend a long time overseas in medical emergencies.
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao may not have thrown any punches, but he was the star attraction for more than 3,000 spectators at Saturday’s Island Rumble.
Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao may have been the main draw for the bulk of the estimated 3,400 spectators at the Island Rumble event, but it was Cayman’s talented amateur fighters who provided the real action in the ring. Middleweight Hopkin Ebanks stopped his Bahamian opponent in the first round.
Manny Pacquiao, the boxing legend, politician and most famous man in the Philippines, is coming to the Cayman Islands in January to host the Island Rumble boxing event.