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Manny Pacquiao running for Senate, likely to retire from boxing in 2016

Manny Pacquiao's boxing career may be coming to an end -- and it could be just one more fight.

Manny Pacquiao officially announced on Monday that he'll be running for Senate in the Philippines in 2016, meaning that there is serious potential the potential for his next fight -- tentatively slated for the first third of the year -- to be his last.

The 36-year-old Pacquiao is coming off of a May 2 loss to Floyd Mayweather in a fight that smashed all money records on both sides, and underwent shoulder surgery after that. The leading candidate to fight Pacquiao in early 2016 appears to be Amir Khan, his former Wild Card Gym partner who has lobbied for a few years to get a Floyd Mayweather bout himself, to no avail.

Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KO) has served as a Congressman since 2010, and has greater political aspirations than boxing aspirations at this point in his life. After a 20-year pro career and a ton of hard fights, he's at the back end of his boxing days now, and with a lot more waiting for him after he hangs up the gloves, sticking around much longer could get reckless sooner than later.

If Manny's next fight is his last, who do you want to see him face?

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