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Pacquiao donating boxing ring, equipment to Malaysian boxers

/ 08:12 PM July 11, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR — Manny Pacquiao is promoting boxing in Asia in more ways than one.

After a surprising move to fight in Malaysia, Pacquiao is also donating a boxing ring and equipment to Kuala Lumpur and its aspiring boxers.

“We’re going to donate the equipment and the ring here in Kuala Lumpur for the sport,” Pacquiao said during his open workout on Wednesday at Le Meridien Hotel. 

Go to: Pacquiao files 

A makeshift boxing gym has been built primarily for Pacquiao and his opponent Lucas Matthysse to train in ahead of their welterweight title fight on July 15.

Pacquiao had said one of the major reasons why he opted to fight in Kuala Lumpur is to promote boxing in the Asian region, where the sport isn’t even included in its top 10 list as far as popularity is concerned.

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