Pacquiao returns to Manila and the real work of politics


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  • Tuesday, 08 Nov 2016

WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas (L) of Las Vegas takes a hit from Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their title fight at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., November 5, 2016. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

MANILA (Reuters) - With another world title won, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao touched down in Manila on Tuesday keen to get back to the real work of politics.

The 37-year-old senator claimed the WBO welterweight title with a unanimous points victory over American Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas on Saturday, his first bout since April.

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