Introducing Philippines New Congressman: Manny Pacquiao

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Tyrone Black
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Manny Pacquiao

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao has just been sworn in as the Philippines latest Congressman.   He joined the House of Representatives on Monday in the southern province of Sarangani.

"He wants change," Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, said of Pacquiao before the boxer won the election. "I think it's genuine. People see that he wants to help his country, and that's why they're voting. That's why they support him."

Pacquiao accepted his third "Fighter of the Year" award earlier this month and is working to fight Floyd Mayweather, Jr.  It appears an agreement will soon be on the horizon. continues to offer odds on the Pacquiao Mayweather fight with Mayweather -150 and Pacquiao +120.

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