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The Philippine people eagerly await…! The day President Manny Pacquiao is born

A huge line of "Pacquiao worshippers" has already formed in front of his house. He lost his comeback fight by an unfortunate decision, but he showed his desire for the next stage.

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He attracted a crowd of 17,000 people with his movements that showed no sign of being blank, but his explosive power of the past was unsuccessful. He will announce his retirement in September.

“I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve been practicing too hard. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve been training so hard. …… I’m not getting any younger. In truth, I still want to fight. But I have to think about my body.”

Manny Pacquiao (42), who lost by decision to Yordenis Ugas (35) for the WBA world welterweight title on August 21, said after the fight.

Pacquiao, 42, who lost his WBA world welterweight title by decision, said after the fight, “I’m very proud of myself. After making his debut in the United States in 2001, he continued to fight against the strongest opponents at that time. He has won eight weight classes, including minor titles. Pacquiao was an unprecedented super champion in the United States, where a small Asian man had reigned at the top for nearly 20 years.

“Pacquiao is now 42 years old. This was his first fight in two years. Pacquiao is 42 years old, and this was his first fight in two years. He is 9cm taller and has a 5cm greater reach than Ugas. The continuous strikes and explosive step-ins that the U.S. media once described as ‘TSUNAMI’ had disappeared,” said Soichi Hayashi, a non-fiction writer who covered the fight on the ground.

This time, he had to change his opponent suddenly 11 days before the match due to an injury. There were those who thought that Pacquiao was still capable of fighting, but Pacquiao repeatedly said that this fight might be his last. But Pacquiao reiterated that “this fight may be my last,” because his interest is in “the next fight.

CNN Philippines reported that “Pacquiao is confirmed to run for president next year. Monico Pentevella, who served as mayor of Bacolod in the central Philippines for three years from June 2001, stated on July 23 that Pacquiao is already preparing for the presidential race.

“People are lining up every day in front of his house in the Philippines. “People are lining up every day in front of his house in the Philippines to greet or petition the presidential candidate, who has said publicly that he wants to value the voice of his hometown as a politician,” said an acquaintance of Pacquiao.

Pacquiao, a national hero of the Philippines, was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010, and after two terms, he became one of the 24 members of the Senate in 2004. After the match, he avoided announcing his official retirement or running for office, but it seems that the bell has rung for the next round in his mind.

As a politician, he is keen on diplomacy and often visits Japan. His family once bought 45 million yen worth of luxury brand goods in Ginza, Tokyo (2003, photo by Takero Yui)
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