Manny Pacquiao faces Timothy Bradley on June 9 in an HBO pay-per-view fight in Las Vegas. Leading up to the fight, Pacquiao is sharing weekly thoughts and training updates with HBO.
In this week's edition, Pacquiao talks about being both a boxer and a member of Congress in his native Philippines.
Question: How difficult is to juggle training with your job as a public servant? Does your trainer Freddie Roach get upset if you cancel a training session? Do you have any career goals that are still unmet, and how many more fights do you have left?
Manny Pacquiao: How difficult is it to juggle training with my Congressional schedule is a question I am asked a lot and it's a good one. I am lucky in that I have the ability to be mentally organized and able to follow a schedule. Training for a fight or being Congressman takes a great amount of discipline individually but combined I have to be very diligent in sticking to planned schedules. It's not something I can do alone. ...