Boxing: Filipino boxer Pacquiao gives up lightweight title

MEXICO CITY (AFP) — Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao gave up his World Boxing Council lightweight world title Tuesday.

Pacquiao, who is considered boxing’s top pound-for-pound fighter, cited his desire to compete in the super lightweight division as his reason for vacating his crown.

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