VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao Hands Out Cash to Disaster Victims

Published 10/16/2021, 4:37 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 09: Manny Pacquiao is interviewed 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)


Manny Pacquiao has fought 72 times in his professional boxing career. Today, he is a true legend of the sport, and the world looks up to him as one. After suffering a loss to Yordenis Ugas at age 42 in August, it seems ‘The People’s Champ’ is now ready to focus on the next phase of his life.

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Post-retirement from the sport, the boxing legend has now shifted his focus to helping the Filipino people. Pacquiao, who has been serving his nation as an active Senator since 2016, is well known for his humble nature, generosity, and philanthropic efforts.

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A recent video shows the boxing legend helping and handing out goods and cash to citizens affected by the Taal Volcano eruption in 2020. This comes after his recent 2022 presidential candidacy announcement.

Manny Pacquiao is truly a champion in and out of the boxing ring.

Manny Pacquiao is running for office in 2022

The boxing legend from the Philippines is now ready to focus on the next phase of his life.

‘The Pacman’ recently announced candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections.

Manny Pacquiao is a huge name in his home country and stands a solid chance at replacing Rodrigo Duterte, the current President.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 20: Manny Pacquiao attends a post-fight news conference after defeating Keith Thurman in a WBA welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao won the fight by split decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Apart from just attaining excellence inside the squared circle, ‘Pacman’ has also been serving as an active Senator since 2016.

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It seems the 42-year-old is viewing this as yet another challenge in his career. Along with his announcement, he added that he is a fighter, both in and out of the ring.

I’m a fighter and will always be a fighter, inside and outside of the ring. All my life, I haven’t backed down from any fight. Nothing is impossible if it’s ordained by God,” said Manny Pacquiao.

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Sanjit Misra

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Sanjit Misra is a boxing author at EssentiallySports. Sanjit fused his passion for writing with his love for jabs, hooks, and uppercuts and entered the realm of boxing journalism. The elegance, the sweet science, and the finesse of hand-to-hand combat was what initially drew him into the world of boxing.

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