Manny Pacquiao has long been known as one of the best boxers of all time, but boxing is not the only sport he really likes. Believe it or not, he’s an amazing pool player as well, according to Joe Rogan.
Rogan went into detail about Pacquiao’s global pool talent in a recent episode of his podcast.
Max Eberle says Manny Pacquiao is very good at playing pool
LOVE: Joe Rogan says Texans are ‘worried’ about Californians moving to their state – ‘Don’t turn this place into what you mentioned’
Rogan spoke of Pacquiao’s incredible skill as a pool player while hosting Tony Hinchcliffe Joe Rogan’s experience.
“Manny Pacquiao is a killer pool player,” Rogan said. “Oh God, how it is on a global scale.”
Diving deeper, Rogan explains how good Pacquiao is. Apparently, Pacquaio often competes with professional pool players and gives them a run for their money.
“Manny Pacquiao could be professional,” he said. “Yeah, as it is, it engages professionals. Yeah, my friend Max Eberle,… he’s a legitimate lawyer. Like, Max looks like, the pro world champion, and he’s involved with Manny Pacquiao. And he said Manny Pacquiao is good. He says you really have to carry it down to hit it.
Joe Rogan believes Manny Pacquiao could be a professional pool player
To further prove his point, Rogan then plays a video of Pacquiao playing pool by himself. In the video, Pacquaio is seen effortlessly dropping balls of stuff into pool table pockets.
“He’s incredibly legit, and he’s had a big stroke, and he’s also on the left,…” Rogan said. “Look how good it is! Dude, seriously, look how good it is. … It plays very well. Like I said, if I saw him in a competition and didn’t know it was Manny Pacquiao, I would be like, ‘Oh, this guy is awesome. ‘He’s a pro. ”
“If Manny decides to retire from fighting and go into a professional pool, he may win some world champions, like no bull at all. ”
Joe Rogan is good at bathing too
While Rogan gives his compliments to Pacquaio, Rogan himself is a good pool player for himself. Years ago, Rogan would spend a lot of time in pool halls, playing against both amateurs and professionals.
On different episode of his podcast, he remembers visiting a famous pool hall in New Jersey and watching world-class professionals compete.
“There used to be a place called… West End Billiards, I think, in New Jersey,…” Rogan said. “It was a world-famous pool hall, we would take a trip from New York to go down to New Jersey to this famous pool hall where these top professionals would be like that. playing there. And real, high-profile employers from all over the country would go there for big-money games. You go there and watch people play for $ 5,000, $ 10,000. I mean, there would always be the best in the world. ”
When Rogan visited a stormy pool hall, he was more than just an observer. He competed in competitions against professionals for large sums of money, although he often lost.
“I got a chance to play against some of the best in the world,” said Rogan. “They killed me, but I had to play against them. Apparently, really good guys. ”