Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/3/14

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Boxer Manny Pacquiao attends the final news conference for his bout against WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino November 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Cotto will meet in a WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM on November 14. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Manny Pacquiao has returned to the Philippines after his knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez, saying he will fight again despite some members of his family imploring him to retire. Shortly after arriving in Manila on Wednesday, Pacquiao told fans ''we will rise again'' and ''there will be future fights.'' He says he will rest for five months before going back to the ring. Government officials and fans carrying signs that read ''you're still our greatest champion and hero'' welcomed Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee at the airport. Pacquiao, who was knocked out by Mexico's Marquez in the sixth round last weekend in Las Vegas, is scheduled to attend a concert for his fans later in the day.
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