According to The Official Manny Pacquiao Website, Hes on the fence about his retirement being permanent. Its no question that he still has plenty of fight in him after Ko’ing Bradley on April 9th, but will he have time to focus on Boxing. With his upcoming bid into politics, this was why he decided the fight against Bradley to be his last.
Read more of what Manny Pacquiao and his trainers had to say on this matter.
Manny Pacquiao remain adamant that he will retire from boxing after his fight with Timothy Bradley on Apr. 9 in Las Vegas. But the Filipino boxing icon also revealed he is open for a comeback once he hangs up his gloves.
In an exclusive interview of Phil Boxing’s Emmanuel Villaruel to Pacquiao, the former eight-division titlist opened about how he is serious about walking away from boxing to focus on his political career in the Philippines.
The 37-year-old Pacquiao said in his native language that “I don’t care what others think,” dispelling doubts on his retirement plans including of those from Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum and trainer Freddie Roach.
What do you think? Do you believe his retirement will be permanent? It’s always sad to see a boxing legend retire, even if it is to do something for a greater good. His boxing matches can be listed with some of the greats, so deep down inside; we hope he comes back for a few more exciting Boxing Fights!
“I don’t care what others think but as for me, I will retire after the Bradley fight,” Pacquiao said as translated by Phil Boxing.