Manny Pacquiao Wins WBO Welterweight Title

Manny Pacquiao, WBO Welterweight TitleFilipino professional boxer, Manny Pacquiao, has returned to the ring to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas.

The 37-year-old had announced his retirement after beating Timothy Bradley in April.

After quitting boxing, he won an election to the Senate in the Philippines.

The former eight-division world champion, however, recorded a unanimous decision on Sunday, November 6 over champion Jessie Vargas.

The judges scored the bout 114-113, 118-109 and 118-109 in his favour.

American former professional boxer, Floyd Mayweather (Jr.), who had a ringside seat, described the Filipino’s performance as “Not bad”.

Mayweather had beaten Pacquiao to become the undisputed welterweight champion in May 2015 in a bout tagged “the fight of the century”.

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