It is the end of the era for the first and only eight-team boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. he is announced his retirement Tuesday evening with a reflective retirement video.
“It’s hard for me to accept that my time as a boxer is over,” Mane said in the video. “Today, I announce my retirement. I never thought this day would come. As I hang up my boxing gloves, I want to thank the entire world, especially the Filipino people, for supporting Manny Pacquiao.”
The video, which was posted on his social platforms, shows pictures of Mane speaking into the camera. He reflects heavily on his outstanding achievements in the brutal sport, while also thanking his family, team and fans.
“Even I’m amazed at what you’ve done,” Mane said. “The only boxer to win world titles in four different decades and become the oldest boxer to win a world welterweight title, which is an amazing feat.”
Mane will go down in history as one of the greatest boxers. According to ESPN, it is Won 12 world titles Throughout his career. He won his first title at just 108 pounds and eventually worked his way up and earned the title at 154 pounds.
Mane also gained recognition in his sport while out of the ring. ESPN reports that the American Boxing Writers Association has named him Fighter of the Year twice. He even crossed the line of the athlete in the media. During the height of his career, Mane reportedly worked on the talk show circuit.
However, there are no achievements that compare to what Mane did as a boxer. In addition to earning hundreds of millions of dollars, he has “beaten five Hall of Famers”. One of the most memorable fights of 2008 was against Oscar de la Hoya. Mane punished Oscar and provided a technical knockout in the eighth round of the fight. It was his welterweight debut, which ESPN says has had his “biggest commercial success”.
Boxing fans also remember his match against fellow boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather. Together, their fight broke revenue records by selling nearly 4.6 million units on pay-per-view.
For his upcoming trip, Mane hopes to influence the political world in the Philippines. While he is already a senator, he recently announced that he will be Candidacy for the presidency in 2022.
Goodbye boxing. Mane said. “It gave me the opportunity to find a way out of poverty. Because of you, I have been able to inspire people all over the world. Because of you, I have been given the courage to change even more lives.
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