President isn't a title Manny Pacquiao should ever win 1 month ago

President isn't a title Manny Pacquiao should ever win

Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from boxing to focus on politics, but the 'people's champ' running for President is controversial, to say the least

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announced his official retirement from the sport on Wednesday, hanging up his gloves after 26 years with 12 world titles in an unmatched eight different divisions.


'PacMan', 42, has been competing as a professional boxer since 1995 but as time has gone on, the household sporting name and Filipino hero has shifted his focus from pugilism to politics, becoming a senator in 2016 and now wants to become the President of the Philippines.

Manny Pacquiao retires Credit: Getty - Manny Pacquiao in his last fight against Yordenis Ugas

While many see his rise to fame as an empowering 'rags to riches' tale, it's hard to ignore the fighter's many offensive attitudes and opinions.


Here are a few that should put his political career on the ropes.

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