“Timeless” – WWE Raw Superstar Reacts to Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao Retirement

Published 09/29/2021, 8:15 AM EDT


Manny Pacquiao, the Philippine Boxing Icon, announced his retirement from the industry by taking to social media. He thanked the fans and the opportunities he received over the years. WWE Raw Superstar Karrion Kross reacted to the news and expressed his gratitude to Manny Pacquiao for the innumerable memories the iconic boxer gave to the fans.

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“What you’ve accomplished will be timeless! Thank you for sharing your abilities with the world in that ring!
My friends, family and I feel very lucky to have lived through your time in the game.”

As per reports, Manny Pacquiao stepped down as a boxer to focus on the rumble to replace President Rodrigo Duterte.

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An insight into the legendary career of Manny Pacquiao

As per statistics, Pacquiao has gained several achievements during his massive career as a boxer.

He has secured world titles in four different decades, held a title in eight different weight classes, and knocked out several former and current champions of the industry.

While the industry will not be the same without the legend, it was time for him to decide about which career took precedent at this stage of his life.

Karrion Kross has embarked upon a new journey himself

While he still actively working for WWE, Kross recently announced his engagement to Scarlett.

Their chemistry is well-known to the WWE Universe, considering they have appeared together in the ring when Kross was working under WWE NXT. As of now, they have only announced their engagement. Hopefully, the happy couple will reveal their marriage date soon!

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Coming to his in-ring bouts, Karrion Kross made his debut the night the audience returned to the arena after a year long pandemic. Since then, he has been in the ring with the likes of Jeff Hardy, Ricochet, and Jaxson Ryder. Moreover, WWE changed Kross’ attire, showing an upcoming change in his overall character.

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As of now, not much is known about if Karrion Kross will be put in a title feud, but the story for him is just developing and hopefully the WWE Universe will have more answer in the upcoming shows Monday Night Raw.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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