Pacquiao: Until passion is gone, I'll continue to fight

Pacquiao: Until passion is gone, I'll continue to fight
Manny Pacquiao
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Manny Pacquiao doesn't seem like he's leaning toward hanging up his gloves any time soon.

Pacquiao's comments came on the heels of talks about his possible retirement following a shocking loss to unheralded Jeff Horn on July 2.

In a Facebook post, Pacquiao said the only time he'd consider walking away from boxing is when his passion flames out.

"I love this sport and until the passion is gone, I will continue to fight for God, my family, my fans and my country," Pacquiao wrote.

Pacquiao yielded his WBO welterweight title to Horn, who came away with a highly-disputed unanimous decision win.

Last week, Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has also said he's going to talk to Pacquiao about possibly calling it quits after failing to stop Horn.

However, there is likely a rematch between the two.

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