Manny Pacquiao waves at the crowd after losing against Yordenis Ugas. Photo: AFP
Manny Pacquiao waves at the crowd after losing against Yordenis Ugas. Photo: AFP
Nicolas Atkin
Opinion

Opinion

Tale of the Tape by Nicolas Atkin

Manny Pacquiao makes the right call to retire and go gently into the night

  • Filipino icon has raged against the dying of the light, trying to prove age is just a number, but the time is right to call it quits
  • A queue is forming of younger, hungrier boxers looking to play role of legend killer, and Pacquiao can no longer beat the very best

Manny Pacquiao waves at the crowd after losing against Yordenis Ugas. Photo: AFP
Manny Pacquiao waves at the crowd after losing against Yordenis Ugas. Photo: AFP
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