Manny Pacquiao: I have no plans to run for president

Manny Pacquiao: I have no plans to run for president

'Pac-Man's first fight as a 40-year-old, and 70th as a professional, saw him roll back the years in flashes on the way to retaining his WBA world welterweight title and wow the MGM Grand crowd once again. At the conclusion of the pay-per-view bout, all three judges heavily favored Pacquiao; they had it 117-111 and 116-112 (twice).

Retired great Floyd Mayweather attended the fight, fuelling speculation of a rematch against Pacquiao, who the undefeated American beat in 2015.

"It is my first fight at the age of 40 so I have to prove, Manny Pacquiao is there, still part of boxing".

While it was a good performance for Pacquiao, Broner didn't make him work for it.

"I beat him", said Broner even before the decision was handed out.

"I wanted to push more but my trainer said "do not be careless, wait for him and you counter", Pacquiao said. He landed only one punch in the final round and as he has always done when he has stepped up to face an elite opponent, he lost a decisive decision: Pacquiao, Mikey Garcia, Shawn Porter and Marcos Maidana.

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"At the age of 40, I can still give my best", Pacquiao said.

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Pacquiao surged in the middle rounds, landing a big left to the body in the fifth round, then taking over in the seventh.

"He needs to get past Adrien Broner first".

"I'm so happy", said Pacquiao. Mayweather, who beat Pacquiao via unanimous decision in their "Fight of the Century" four years ago, watched at ringside as his Filipino rival made light work of Broner. "I proved it in my last fight against (Lucas Matthysse) and now proved it again".

According to CompuBox's unofficial statistics, Broner landed just 50 overall punches during their 12-round bout. Broner never landed more than seven punches in any round.

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