Boxing Legend Manny Pacquaio Reveals His Favorite Candy

Published 01/19/2022, 10:00 AM EST

Manny Pacquiao is regarded as the greatest boxer to have ever graced the ring. The 8-division champ witnessed an immaculate rise in his career, and he garnered paramount respect for all his achievements. With his boxing run, Pacquiao stayed in the limelight with his notable work in charity, politics, basketball interests, and exuberant personal life.

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The boxing legend retired from the pro-boxing circuit last year. Since then, he’s kept himself busy in other verticals of life. However, ‘Pac Man’ still takes out time to relish his personal life. Recently, he was spotted at a Candy Parlour, wherein a bunch of reporters remained present to interview him.

One reporter asked, “What is your favorite candy?” 

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“Chocolate,” replied Pacquiao.

The reporter again asked, “Which one, with the, you like the caramel, with the nuts, or like what?” 

“The nuts” reverted to the boxing icon humbly.

Manny Pacquiao’s last boxing bout came in against Yordenis Ugas, the WBA welterweight ‘super’ champ. The lanky Ugas outclassed ‘Pac Man’, who was the favorite in this fight. With this, the Pacquiao vs Ugas contest went down as a big boxing upset of 2021.

A lot of fans knew Manny Pacquiao was in the final strides of his career and he might sign off from the sport anytime. That said, everyone wished to see the Senator get his hand raised in the final few fights of his career.

However, Ugas proved to be too good for the veteran and he pulled off a fine performance to keep a major control of the fight.

What is Manny Pacquiao up to these days?

Last year, Manny Pacquiao announced the bid for Presidency for his motherland. That said, he’s engrossed in his official work for the same these days.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 09: Manny Pacquiao celebrates after defeating Timothy Bradley Jr. by unanimous decision in their welterweight championship fight on April 9, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The ‘Pac Man’ is renowned for his exceptional boxing prowess in the entire world. Moreover, he’s done some stellar work for his compatriots in the past few years.

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That said, Pacquiao had his eyes set on going big in his political space and he’s all set to take a terrific leap.

Do you envision Manny Pacquiao as the President of the Philippines?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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