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Promoter says Manny Pacquiao will run for president of the Philippines

"Forget [singing], he's going to be a President!"

Manny Pacquiao is already a member of Congress in his home country of the Philippines, but according to his promoter, Bob Arum, he has a much higher office in his sights once he retires from boxing.

According to Arum, the loose plan is for Pacquiao to run for Senate in 2016 and make a run at the presidency in 2022 or later. Exciting stuff. As you know, the most noteworthy hand-to-hand fighter WE'VE ever had as president was a lanky wrestler named Abe.

(h/t CBS Sports)