Pacman making sure comeback fight won't affect Senate duties

Paul Lintag on Jul 28, 2016 07:31 AM
Pacman making sure comeback fight won't affect Senate duties
Manny Pacquiao is here to challenge time as he's set to balance boxing and the Senate.

For wife Jinkee, Manny Pacquiao's next trip to Las Vegas would probably be just for vacation.

However, it looks like Senator Pacquiao is all set to pull off a Floyd Mayweather and make his return to the fight game later this year, most likely by November.

While the fight itself is already probably 99 percent sure, Pacquiao is yet to talk to promoter Bob Arum on who is going to be his opponent as well as the final date of the proposed bout.

Pacquiao wants to make sure his return to boxing will not disrupt his duties in the Philippine Senate.

"Hindi ko pa nakaka-usap si Bob Arum at tsaka I just want to make sure na yung bakasyon ng [Senate] session matapat doon [fight]," Pacquiao said after his Mahindra Enforcers upset San Miguel in the PBA Governors' Cup Wednesday at the Big Dome.

As to who his opponent will be, a choice between Jesse Vargas and Terrence Crawford most likely, the 8-division world champion made it clear that no decision has been made yet.

"Wala pa, hindi pa namin pinaguusapan," Pacquiao said.

Pacquiao "retired" from boxing after beating Tim Bradley via unanimous decision last April, he ran and won in the May 9 National Elections and started his term in the Senate just this week.


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