Manny Pacquiao Reveals What’s the Most Difficult Thing in Boxing

Published 08/04/2021, 11:33 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS – MARCH 19: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines is shown with a cut above his right eye inflicted by Erik Morales of Mexico during the World Super Featherweight Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel on March 19, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Erik Morales of Mexico won 15-13 over Pacquiao by unanimous decision. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)


Manny Pacquiao is a decorated pugilist who has graced the ring with his slick skills and conduct. In his prolonged career, the southpaw tested himself in the deepest waters and even emerged victorious in a majority of these fights. ‘Pacman’ is a highly skilled boxer, who’s capable of turning the tide in his favor at any moment in the fight. This makes him a special talent and also a scary technician.

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Moreover, fans love him not just for the performances he puts inside the ring, but also for the way he conducts himself out of the game.

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These days, the Filipino Senator is preparing for his upcoming fight against the WBC and IBF welterweight king, Errol Spence Jr. With this contest, Pacquiao will make his return to the game after a two-year hiatus.

Accordingly, he is putting in some extensive work for this epic clash. Ahead of this bout, ‘Pacman’ released a short video on his Instagram handle, wherein he spoke about the most difficult thing in boxing.

Hard work is the most difficult things in boxing,” he said.

In this video, the boxing legend thanked his compatriots for always supporting him and asserted that love from fans is his inspiration. Pacquiao is one of the most humble boxing stars at present. And despite reaching the pinnacle of the game, he still has kept himself grounded. His comment is proof of the same.

Now, on August 21, he will look to make the most out of his opportunity, beat Spence Jr., and become the welterweight champion.

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Does Manny Pacquiao hold an edge over Errol Spence Jr.?

Pacquiao has experience of the entire world, and that’s why he has hung around this sport for a whopping 26 years. That said, going into this fight, his experience will definitely count. And this might actually help him edge over ‘The Truth’. It’ll rely on how efficiently ‘Pacman’ uses his experience and power on August 21.

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – MAY 19: < Manny Pacquiao poses for a portrait during a training session at the Elorde boxing Gym on May 19, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Who will you be rooting for in a fight between these two? Do you think Pacquiao should sign off from the game post this fight?

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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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