Filipino boxer enters poll ring

Manny Pacquiao is running for a seat in congress in the upcoming elections.



    Manny Pacquiao, the world's best pound-for-pound boxer, is taking on his next challenge: running for a seat in his country's congress.

    With elections coming up on May 10, Pacquiao, who is known as the "National Fist", is seeking to deliver a knockout blow to his rivals in the polls.

    Marga Ortigas reports from Sarangani in the southern Philippines.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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