Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring with an eye on the presidency

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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring with an eye on the presidency” – below is their description.

After a two-year break, Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is returning to the ring at the age of 42, to take on American Errol Spence. The comeback fight could be his last in a storied career, as the boxer-senator is said to be planning to run for president of the Philippines. His star power would put him in a strong position, in a country famed for its celebrity-obsessed politics.

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