The Filipino boxer champion in eight different divisions announced his retirement as a boxer through a video titled “Good bye Boxing” posted on h
The Filipino boxer champion in eight different divisions announced his retirement as a boxer through a video titled “Good bye Boxing” posted on his social networks.
“To the biggest fans and the best sport in the world, thank you! Thank you for all the wonderful memories, ”reads the message. “This is the hardest decision I have ever made, but I am at peace with it. Chase your dreams, work hard and you will see what happens. Goodbye boxing, “he added.
Born in 1978, Pacquiao is the only professional boxer to be crowned world champion in eight different weight classes.
The current senator will be a candidate for president in next year’s elections by a sector of the Philippine Democratic Party-People’s Power, known as PDP-Laban.
His political career includes several years in the House of Representatives and the Senate and, since last December, the presidency of a faction of the PDP-Laban, the same party in which the current president, Rodrigo Duterte, is a member.