The decorated boxer with a long history of anti-LGBT statements could go full time into politics.
This week he won a seat in the Philippines Senate, and has decided to continue boxing while making no secret of his ambitions.
He's left the ring and is about to be crowned the victor of a new, powerful political office, despite his rampant homophobia.
The boxer was banned in March by the owners for making antigay remarks.
The boxer is not welcome at the Grove after making a series of homophobic remarks recently, such as calling gays worse than animals.
The Filipino boxer and politician is rebuked by LGBT activists after he invites them to an all-expenses-paid trip.
The cable network is going through with its April 9 welterweight pay-per-view telecast despite 'deplorable' remarks the fighter made about the LGBT community.