Mansueto Velasco

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Mansueto Velasco
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Personal information
Full name Mansueto Velasco, Jr.
Nickname(s) Onyok[1]
Born (1974-01-10) January 10, 1974 (age 43)
Bago, Negros Occidental[1]
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light flyweight

Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco, Jr. (born January 10, 1974) is a retired Filipino boxer and comedian from Bago City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. Competing in the 48 kg category he won a gold medal at the 1994 Asian Games and a silver at the 1996 Summer Olympics, the Philippines' only medal at those Games. He is the younger brother of Roel Velasco, a light-flyweight boxer who won a bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics.[1]

Olympic results[edit]

Television career[edit]

Velasco 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.[2] He currently plays the role of a boxing trainer in TV5's comedy-drama Beki Boxer.

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

Filmography[edit]

TV Shows[edit]

  • Tarajing Pot Pot (ABS-CBN 2)
  • ASAP (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Magandang Tanghali Bayan (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)
  • Idol 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)
  • Kool Ka Lang (GMA 7)
  • 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
  • It's Showtime (ABS-CBN 2) – celebrity judge
  • Everybodi Hapi (TV5)
  • Pinoy Records Presents: Pinoy Extreme Talent (GMA 7) – judge
  • Show Me Da Manny (GMA 7)
  • Ang Pinaka (GMA News TV 11)
  • Totoo TV (TV5) – guest
  • Magic Palayok (GMA 7)
  • Manny Many Prizes (GMA 7)
  • Toda Max (ABS-CBN 2)
  • Pepito Manaloto (GMA 7) – guest
  • Beki Boxer (TV5) – Ninong Onyok
  • Celebrity Bluff (GMA 7)
  • Wasak (Aksyon TV 41)
  • Tunay Na Buhay (GMA 7)
  • Matanglawin (ABS-CBN 2) – guest
  • A-Ha! (GMA 7) – guest
  • Demolition Job (TV5)
  • Don't Loose The Money (GMA 7) – guest
  • Basta't Everyday Happy (GMA 7) – guest
  • Astig (TV5)
  • Ismol Family (GMA 7) – guest
  • Sabado Badoo (GMA 7)
  • Mac & Chiz (TV5)
  • Sunday Pinasaya (GMA 7)
  • Till I Met You (ABS-CBN 2) - guest
  • My Super D (ABS-CBN 2) - guest
  • Langit Lupa (ABS-CBN 2) - guest
  • Dear Uge (GMA 7)
  • FPJ Ang Probinsyano (ABS-CBN 2) - guest
  • Home Sweetie Home (ABS-CBN 2) - guest
  • La Luna Sangre (ABS-CBN 2) - guest
  • Alyas Robin Hood (GMA 7) - guest
  • Wansapanataym Presents: Amazing Ving (ABS-CBN 2) - guest

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Mansueto Velasco. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Onyok Velasco. IMDb