World champ Pacquiao KOed, lands in hospital


MANILA: World welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines has been admitted to hospital to treat a mild stomach ulcer and allow him to rest after campaigning for the May 10 congressional elections.

Pacquiao’s chief of staff, Jayke Joson, said yesterday that doctors discovered the 31-year-old boxer and politician had an ulcer during a routine check-up on Sunday and his family convinced him to stay in hospital for a few days.

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