Pacquiao: Until passion is gone, I'll continue to fight | Inquirer Sports

Pacquiao: Until passion is gone, I’ll continue to fight

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 03:13 PM July 12, 2017

Manny Pacquiao. AFP PHOTO/John GURZINSKI

Manny Pacquiao doesn’t seem to be leaning toward hanging up his gloves any time soon.

Pacquiao’s comments came on the heels of talks about his possible retirement following a shocking loss to unheralded Jeff Horn on July 2.

READ: ‘Nothing surprises me now,’ says Pacquiao on WBO fight review


In a Facebook post, Pacquiao said the only time he’d consider walking away from boxing is when his passion flames out.

“I love this sport and until the passion is gone, I will continue to fight for God, my family, my fans and my country,” Pacquiao wrote.

READ: Marquez ‘surprised’ Pacquiao failed to stop Horn 

Pacquiao yielded his WBO welterweight title to Horn, who came away with a highly-disputed unanimous decision win.


Last week, Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has also said he’s going to talk to Pacquiao about possibly calling it quits after failing to stop Horn.

However, there is likely a rematch between the two.



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