Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao in a press conference in Manila, the Philippines after beating US boxer Adrien Broner in Las Vegas in 2019. Photo: AFP
Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao in a press conference in Manila, the Philippines after beating US boxer Adrien Broner in Las Vegas in 2019. Photo: AFP

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao announces retirement – ‘it is difficult for me to accept’

  • Boxing ‘gave me the chance to fight my way out of poverty’, says 42-year-old former eight-division world champion
  • Pacman posts video saying he ‘just heard the final bell’ as he turns attention to Philippines presidential run

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao in a press conference in Manila, the Philippines after beating US boxer Adrien Broner in Las Vegas in 2019. Photo: AFP
Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao in a press conference in Manila, the Philippines after beating US boxer Adrien Broner in Las Vegas in 2019. Photo: AFP
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