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Manny Pacquiao May Choose Religion Over Boxing

Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is considering retirement to focus on his newfound “Bible-centered” life, according to the Philippine newspaper Minda News, by way of USA Today.

“It’s not right that I share God’s word and at the same time hurt other people,” he told reporters after gracing the oath-taking of newly-promoted personnel of the Army’s 73rd Infantry Battalion in Maasim town in Sarangani. “I’ve gained more than enough blessings these past years so I think it’s time for me to return the favor,” he said in Filipino.

Pacquiao told reporters he is seriously considering leaving his boxing career after his scheduled June 9 World Boxing Organization welterweight title fight against American Timothy Bradley.