Manny Pacquiao Boxer-Senator Plans to Run for Philippine President

Manny Pacquiao Boxer-Senator Plans to Run for Philippine President

Philippine senator and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao plans on running for president in the 2022 elections. His PDP-Laban (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan) party nominated him to run; which he accepted on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. During his acceptance speech, he stated that the Filipino people have been waiting to see a change in their […]

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing Officials’ Inclusion of Pro Fighters in Olympic Games Is Bad Idea

Boxing was the only Olympic sport that was entirely made up of amateur competitors, until now. The President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), Ching-Kuo Wu, held a special meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, to allow professional boxers to compete to qualify for the Games in Rio in August 2016. The rule change had overwhelming […]

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