One thing is certain when it comes to the career of a boxer.
Father time is undefeated.
Infinity and 0.
So to speak.
Ultimately, even the best fighters that ever lived had to hang up the gloves eventually.
I would suggest that this is always in the back of a fighter’s mind.
In that he knows that it won’t last forever and is why many pro boxers try to make the very most of their careers.
It’s a short one when you really break it down.
Life is way too short all together anyway.
When you consider the short time frame a top tier pro fighter has to make it big within that, it’s kind of crazy.
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is now on the wrong side of 40 and with this Coronavirus pandemic it’s debatable if he’ll box more than once this year.
With that being said, he’s gone on some run the last few years.
Despite his advanced years.
An incredible athlete loved by many, no doubt.
You only have to look at this video reaction by him to the Conoravirus and his prayers to see why (hat tip Fight Hype YouTube) this week:
Truly a champion in the ring and out of the ring.
But how much longer can he honestly go on for?
When will he finally call it quits?
Speaking to Fight Hub TV YouTube (hat tip) boxing icon and former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield was pretty direct about it:
Only time will tell.