Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/14/14
The Wall Street Journal Southeast Asia edition today ran a story pondering the political fate of Manny Pacquiao, one that might include a run for President in the Philippines in 2022. Of course, that's not "new" news, as that has been the oft-stated potential course of action for Pacquiao following his time in the squared circle. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank A pound for pound champion in the ring, Pacquiao is still a novice in the political world. In his first attempt to win a seat, he lost a 2007 election badly to a popular incumbent before winning his bid in his second effort in 2010. In 2013, Pacquiao will be running for governor in the Sarangani province, a step forward from his current congressional position. Here's a quick glimpse of the article and some of the speculation it offers: So it was hardly a surprise that fans and a few boxing experts guessed he was thinking of bigger things in the political ring, and ultimately Pacquiao for President in 2022, the year when h...
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