“God told me to retire”, Manny Pacquiao stuns the world again
'God told me to retire', Manny Pacquiao stuns the world again
More clouds have gathered around the unpredictable fate of the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather after Pac-man revealed his intentions of retirement.
The WBO welterweight champion, Manny Pacquiao casted further doubts about his fight with Mayweather in a recent interview. The Filipino stated that he was going to hang up his gloves on the wall sooner rather than later.
In the interview, Pacquiao declared that God told him to retire in a dream. The famous boxer, who took a unique turn in his career to become a Congressman, broke this news in an interview on radio.
The Philippines native declared that he had given up on all of his vices after the dream and was looking forward to changes in his life. Pacquiao stated that he knew his life would be different after retirement but he was ready to accept all the changes.
“I will not stay long in boxing because He said: ‘You have done enough. You have made yourself famous but this is harmful,’” said Pacquiao.
However, Pacquiao refused to reveal how many more fights he would have before he finally decides to step out of the ring.
Pacquiao further revealed that he had this dream earlier this year, nonetheless it would not affect the date or time of his upcoming encounter with Tim Bradley on June 9. The eight-weight champion also stated that he would fight with the same zeal and passion against Bradley.
“I will do my work inside the ring,” Pacquiao reiterated.
Currently, Pacquiao is waiting for the arrival of his trainer Freddie Roach to begin his high-altitude training program. Bradley is a well known name in the light-welterweight scale; therefore the world’s best pound-for-pound boxer is in for another interesting match.
Pacquiao further stated that he believed he had been chosen by God to spread the Christian word around the globe through his power and fame. Pacquiao added that he would be making some major religious announcements later this month.