LAS VEGAS - Former two-division world champion Danny Garcia is returning to the ring Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) against former world champion Brandon Rios in a WBC welterweight world title elimination bout.Garcia (33-1, 19 KOs) and Rios (34-3- ...
Feb 16, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Freddie Roach said Tim Bradley never hurt Manny Pacquiao in their two previous fights.He doesn't see it happening either this Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) when Pacquiao and Bradley clash for a third time at the MGM Grand ...
Apr 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - Freddie Roach longs to see an aggressive Tim Bradley in his third duel with Manny Pacquiao.With new trainer Teddy Atlas, a reinvigorated Bradley climbed the ring against Brandon Rios in their World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title fight last November ...
Apr 4, 2016
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BRANDON Rios made Tim Bradley look every bit a rejuvenated fighter in their World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title fight two months.While not totally taking anything away from Bradley's ninth-round knockout win at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las ...
Jan 4, 2016
WITH his impressive nine-round demolition of Brandon 'Bam Bam' Rios, World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight (147 lbs.) champion Timothy Bradley, Jr. added his name to the scant list of boxers who are looking to be picked as Manny Pacquiao&# ...
Nov 13, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Timothy Bradley won a fight he needed badly on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), stopping Brandon Rios in the ninth round to stake his claim for a title in a welterweight division that is wide open following Floyd Mayweather Jr.&# ...
Nov 8, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Timothy Bradley has a new trainer known more lately for talking about fighters than watching over them. Brandon Rios has a new resolve not to let his career slip away from him.They meet Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) for ...
Nov 7, 2015
MACAU - Manny Pacquiao returned to the site where he successfully relaunched his career a year ago.The 35-year-old boxing superstar from the Philippines arrived in this former Portuguese colony early Monday evening accompanied by an entourage of close to 400 ...
Nov 18, 2014
THEY'RE the latest siblings in Philippine boxing in the mold of the Penalosas, Velascos, and Pacquiaos. And just like their predecessors, they also want to be the best by beating the very best.Jason and Albert Pagara are dreaming of becoming ...
Jun 5, 2014
ALEX Ariza, the former strength and conditioning coach of Manny Pacquiao, refused to comment on the failed drug test of one-time lightweight champion Brandon Rios after working with the American in his last fight against the Filipino boxing icon.Rios tested ...
Dec 15, 2013
FORMER world champion Brandon Rios failed the post-fight drug test administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) in his 12-round welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao in Macau three weeks ago.The 27-year-old Rios tested positive for the ...
Dec 14, 2013
THE comeback fight of boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao against American Brandon Rios in Macau generated a pay-per-view buys within the vicinity of 500,000, unimpressive figures that nonetheless no longer came as a surprise for Top Rank Promotions.Promoter Bob ...
Dec 5, 2013
I WOULD like to believe it was no coincidence that I sat right next to Amir Tsarfati in the shuttle bus bound for our ferry rides from Macau to Hong Kong the day after Manny Pacquiao made a successful ring comeback against ...
Nov 29, 2013
THEY say experience is the best teacher. Well, in the case of the recent showdown between Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao and Brandon 'Bam Bam' Rios, the teacher with the most experience - 18 years of pro experience to be precise - ...
Nov 27, 2013
MACAU - Manny Pacquiao's response to Floyd Mayweather Jr's latest tweet is no different to his reaction to previous taunts from his American rival.He doesn't give a damn. Instead, the 34-yead-old Filipino ring hero ...
Nov 26, 2013
MACAU - It was just like old times on Sunday, when everything stood still in the Philippines while Manny Pacquiao delivered another masterful performance inside the ring against American Brandon Rios.Pacquiao, weeks short of his 35th birthday, looked like the Pacquiao of ...
Nov 25, 2013
MACAU - The beating Brandon Rios took for all of 12 rounds from Manny Pacquiao left Freddie Roach amazed by how tough a warrior the American fighter is."Brandon is a very tough, tough guy. He took a lot of shots," Roach said ...
Nov 24, 2013
MACAU - Manny Pacquiao's greatness isn't over yet. His overwhelming victory over Brandon Rios is one concrete proof of it.The Filipino southpaw silenced critics who claimed he's already over the hill with his emphatic win over a tough fighting ...
Nov 24, 2013
TACLOBAN, Philippines - Thousands of Filipino survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild cheers on Sunday to celebrate their boxing icon Manny Pacquiao's victory that gave them a brief respite from the enormous destruction and rebuilding that lies ahead."It felt like ...
Nov 24, 2013
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