Manny Pacquiao says he’s not ready to retire just yet now that he’s defeated Timothy Bradley, even though some had their doubts as to how much he had left in him before Saturday’s match.
“I think I can go another two years,” the 35-year old said
Bradley said before Saturday’s match that he thought his opponent might have gotten in over his head.
“I think he may lack fire,” he said. “His motivation is not there. He’s been at the top for a very long time. He has over 60 fights in the ring with all the best. Maybe this is one fight too late for him.”
Pacquiao can afford to take a little break now that he’s defeated the previously unbeaten Bradley and taken back the title he lost to the American athlete in 2012; he’s even got a set of golf clubs to use on vacation, if he chooses to take one. Callaway gave him a new set of clubs last week, which include a Big Bertha Alpha driver, Big Bertha 3-wood and 5-wood, X2 Hot hybrids, Apex irons, Mack Daddy 2 wedges, and an Odyssey White Hot Pro #1 putter.
Bradley’s taunt that Pacquiao might have lost some of his fight seemed to have gotten to the Filipino boxer, who said he would bring some aggression this time around.
“I’m so happy to be world champion again,” Pacquiao said. “Tim Bradley was not an easy fight.”
— Chad Coleman (@HashtagChad) April 13, 2014
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