World champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao will be hanging his boxing gloves soon in order to focus on his political career.
Manny will first attempt to run for the gubernatorial seat of Sarangani in the 2013 midterm elections.
Pacquiao also announces that he will run for vice president in the 2016 presidential elections.There will be no more boxing at that time.
Pacquiao first entered into politics in 2007, when he ran but lost the congressional seat of South Cotabato’s first district to incumbent General Santos City Mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio.
Pacquiao and Marquez are recently wrapping up their World Press Tour at Mexico City’s Monumento a la Revolución.
The Pacquiao-Marquez fight is set on Nov. 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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