.Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
PDP Laban has been split into two factions. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • One faction is led by Pacquiao and Senator Koko Pimentel
  • Pacquiao accepted the nomination of the PDP Laban faction
  • "We are ready to rise to the challenge of leadership," Pacquiao said

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
De LA Hoya was set to battle former MMA fighter Vitor Belfort in a pay-per-view event. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@oscardelahoya)

  • Oscar De La Hoya released a video of himself in a hospital bed
  • He claimed he had contracted the virus despite being fully vaccinated
  • He withdrew from his match against Vitor Belfort

Boxer Yordenis Ugas defeated Manny Pacquiao by a unanimous decision. (Photo credit: AP)

  • For the fight, Yordenis Ugas replaced an injured Errol Spence Jr
  • Two judges scored it 116-112 for Ugas, and a third had it 115-113
  • A lot of respect for him, but I won this fight, the 35-year-old Ugas said

.Paradise, NV, USA
Manny Pacquiao, nicknamed PacMan, returns to boxing after two years (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Manny Pacquiao is one of the greatest professional boxers of all time
  • Pacquiao, a senator in the Philippines, is likely to enter the Presidential race
  • This could be among Pacquiao's last fights in the boxing ring

.Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Manny Pacquiao is a Philippine boxing legend and Senator. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MannyPacquiao)

  • "I'm a politician, all politicians are dreaming for the higher position," Pacquio told AFP
  • He is set to faceAmerican Errol Spence in Las Vegas on August 21 
  •  "I'm going to announce (my decision) in the proper time, maybe after the fight," he said