MANNY PACQUIAO has announced his retirement from boxing as he bids to become President of the Philippines.
On Sunday, the former eight-weight world champion – who is already a senator – announced his intention to run for the presidency.
Pacquiao’s run for office led many to believe his Hall-of-Fame career would soon come to an end.
And Pacman confirmed he has indeed opted to hang up his gloves.
When asked about his fighting days, he replied: “My boxing career?
“My boxing career is already over.
“It’s done because I’ve been in boxing for a long time and my family says that it is enough.
“I just continued [to box] because I’m passionate about this sport.”