Senator of the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his intention to focus on his political career after retirement from Boxing.
This development is coming from one of the greatest boxers of all time after he made public his intention to run for president in the country’s 2022 elections.
On his last stint as a pugilist, the 42-year-old was defeated by Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas in Las Vegas last month.
Sources revealed that Pacquiao who grew up in poverty in the south of the Philippines said, “I just heard the final bell. Boxing is over.
After retiring, Pacquiao made some comments. He described retiring as the “hardest decision” of his life.
The former pugilist while sharing his experience as a boxer stated that boxing had given him the chance to fight his way out of poverty and the courage to change more lives.
Pacquiao appreciated his long-time trainer Freddie Roach, his fans, friends and all those who supported him throughout his career.