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Abap will respect Pacman decision »

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao stands as a citation is read while being proclaimed the Seventh Senator in ceremony at the Commission on Elections Thursday, May 19, 2016 in suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. Pacquiao has won a seat in the Philippine Senate based on an unofficial count bringing him closer to a possible crack at the presidency. Pacquiao said he will retire from boxing to become a full-time politician. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

WHATEVER the decision of Manny Pacquiao will be, the country’s governing body in boxing will respect it. That was the statement of Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas as the eight-division boxing champion has yet to make a decision regarding his participation in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The Abap is counting on Pacquiao to finally nail country’s first ever Olympic gold medal. The Aiba (international boxing federation)…

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Bradley trainer believes Pacquiao will return to the ring »

Manny Pacquiao, left, shakes hands with trainer Teddy Atlas, right, during a news conference to promote an upcoming boxing match Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in New York. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Timothy Bradley on April 9, 2016,  in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Teddy Atlas was standing on the same boxing ring at MGM Grand Garden Arena when Manny Pacquiao stood by his decision to retire after beating Timothy Bradley in their third fight last month. Atlas, Bradley's trainer, was also on the podium with Pacquiao when the Filipino boxing icon reiterated — although with a hint of reservation — he will hang up his gloves and put his family and political career as…

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ABAP to respect Pacquiao’s decision on Olympic stint »

BOWING OUT IN STYLE Manny Pacquiao celebrates after beating Timothy Bradley via unanimous decision at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. REM ZAMORA FOR CAFE PURO

Whether Manny Pacquiao opts to come out of early retirement and suit up for the Philippine men's national boxing team or not, the Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) assured it won't stand in the way of whatever the Filipino ring icon's decision may be. Pacquiao, who retired following his lopsided win over Timothy Bradley last month, only has several days left to ponder over his decision as the…

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Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Manny Pacquiao 2
03/15/2008 LAS VEGAS
Winner by Split Dec: Pacquiao
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Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Manny Pacquiao
05/08/2004 LAS VEGAS, NV
Winner by Draw: DRAW
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