Boxing champ and Saranggani congressman Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao is the cover boy of Esquire Philippines first-ever (October 2011) issue with the cover story "5 Rounds with Manny Pacquiao."
Ninong Manny, as he is called in his GMA-7 show Manny Many Prices, is currently busy preparing for his fight against Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez. It is going to be held on November 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the said fight, Filipino-Canadian YouTube sensation Maria Aragon will sing the Philippine national anthem, while Filipino-American singer and American Idol 10 finalist Thia Megia will sing USA's Star-Spangled Banner.
Esquire Philippines maiden issue features "Wisdom and Damn Good Advice from Juan Ponce Enrile," "Lourd De Veyra on Making Love Out of Nothing at All," "How to Be a Man," "Deal or No Deal: The PLDT-Digitel Merger," and "A Woman We Love: Lovi Poe."
Esquire Philippines October 2011 is available in all leading magazine stands nationwide for only P195.00.