September 29, 2021
MANILA (Reuters) – Boxing star Manny Pacquiao, who is planning to run for president in the 2022 Philippine elections, said on Wednesday he was retiring from boxing to focus on the biggest fight in his political career.
Pacquiao made the announcement in a video posted on his official Facebook page.
In August, the world’s only eight-division champion lost a WBA welterweight world title match https://ift.tt/3Dus2eU against Cuban Yordenis Ugas.
Pacquiao, 42, is a Philippine senator and has up to now been dividing his time between politics and fighting.
(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies)
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