By Dre Idowu (@GetdareIdowu)
Manny Pacquiao announced is retirement from boxing, after is unanimous decision victory against Timothy Bradley on the 9th of April. The former eight-division world champion, who had been a congressman in his native Philippine won a seat in the Senate shortly after the third instalment of his trilogy fight with Timothy Bradley. According to the senior ESPN writer, Dan Rafael: Manny plans to come out of a brief retirement on either Oct 29 or Nov 5, Bob Arum of Top Ranks Promotions told ESPN.com.
For fans of Pacman, who never wanted to see the back of the Filipino great, I guess Christmas has come early. With the venue of the fight yet to be announced and his future opponent unknown, a few names have been thrown around. Manny may fight Jessie Vargas or Terrance Crawford both his stablemate from Top Rank promotions. WBC welterweight champion Danny Garcia will equally be an exciting fight.
With an incredible boxing record of (58-6-2, 38KO’s), the kid from Kibawe Bukidnon, in the Philippines as has an illustrious career and rose from nothing to being the epitome of how hard work and perseverance can pay off. His boxing skills, speed, and movement is impeccable and is resume is unquestionable. But will Pacman have the time and commitment to be both boxer and a senator at the same?by