Mansueto Velasco

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Mansueto Velasco
Personal information
Full name Mansueto Velasco, Jr.
Nickname(s) Onyok
Nationality  Philippines
Born (1974-01-10) January 10, 1974 (age 40)
Bago City, Negros Occidental
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight 48 kilograms (106 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight

Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco, Jr. (born January 10, 1974) is a Filipino boxer and comedian from Bago City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He competed in the Men's 48 kg (light-flyweight) category at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and took home the silver medal, the Philippines' only medal of the games. He is the younger brother of Roel Velasco, winner of the Olympic bronze in the 1992 Summer Olympics, who is also a light-flyweight. Before this, he was one of the three Filipino boxers who clinched gold medals in the 1994 Asian Games held in Hiroshima, Japan.

Olympic results[edit]

Television career[edit]

He later had a successful career as a comedian, appearing in several ABS-CBN sitcoms and on Manny Pacquiao's Show Me Da Manny on GMA 7. He currently stars as boxing trainer on TV5's comedy-drama Beki Boxer.

Onyok Velasco appeared on several TV shows in tandem with famous celebrities such as Bong Revilla, Richard Gomez, and Inna Raymundo.

Discography[edit]

TV Shows[edit]

  • Tarajing Pot Pot (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Tropang Trumpo (TV5) - guest
  • Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Richard Loves Lucy (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Ispup (TV5)
  • Da Body En Da Guard (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Da Pilya En Da Pilot (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Idok Ko Si Kap (GMA 7)
  • OK Fine Whatever (ABS-CBN 2)
  • OK Fine Oh Yes! (ABS-CBN 2)
  • OK Fine Ito Ang Gusto Niyo (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Magpakailanman (GMA 7)
  • Kamao: Matira't Matibay (ABS-CBN 2) - co host
  • Extra Challenge (GMA 7)
  • Sabi Ni Nanay (SOLAR TV)
  • Kemis: Kay Misis Umasa (SOLAR TV)
  • Maynila (GMA 7)
  • Baywalk (QTV 11)
  • Talentadong Pinoy (TV5) - judge
  • Everybodi Hapi (TV5)
  • Pinoy Records Presents: Pinoy Extreme Talent (GMA 7) - judge
  • Show Me Da Manny (GMA 7)
  • Magic Palayok (GMA 7)
  • Manny Many Prizes (GMA 7)
  • Toda Max (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Pepito Manaloto (GMA 7) - guest
  • Beki Boxer (TV5) - Ninong Onyok

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