BRISBANE, Australia - Nick Kyrgios notched 19 aces in a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 win over defending champion and top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in the Brisbane International semifinals on Saturday to advance to his first tour-level final on home soil. ...
Jan 6, 2018
BRISBANE, Australia - Former champion Milos Raonic lost in straight sets to 18-year-old Alex De Minaur in a second-round upset Wednesday at the Brisbane International.Raonic, who won the Brisbane title in 2016 and reached the Wimbledon final that year, ...
Jan 3, 2018
NOTHING is cast in stone for Manny Pacquiao, whether it be a rematch against tormentor Jeff Horn or a retirement fight here in the country."Nothing is definite yet," said the 38-year-old boxing legend when asked about his boxing plans ...
Aug 29, 2017
NOT so fast, Brisbane.The Philippines is seriously bidding to bring here the projected December rematch between boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and reigning champion Jeff Horn for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown.The Department of Tourism announced the grand plan ...
Aug 22, 2017
MANNY Pacquiao insisted the recent fight he had against Jeff Horn for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title was his last under his current contract with Top Rank.Don't expect the boxing legend to go elsewhere, though.The 38-year- ...
Jul 25, 2017
MANNY Pacquiao wasn't surprised with the decision of a five-man judges panel commissioned by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to review the welterweight title fight between the Filipino boxing legend and Australia Jeff Horn last week.The members of the ...
Jul 11, 2017
JEFF Horn surely enjoyed the ride in downtown Brisbane as a ticker tape parade was held to honor Australia's new boxing hero on Thursday.The parade was but a formal affirmation of his status as the new World Boxing Organization (WBO) ...
Jul 6, 2017
GENERAL SANTOS CITY - Manny Pacquiao wants a rematch with Jeff Horn, even if it means going back to Australia and doing a sequel to the 'Battle of Brisbane.'Pacquiao expressed willingness to fight again in Brisbane, if that's ...
Jul 4, 2017
GENERAL SANTOS CITY - As the smoke of battle cleared, so did Manny Pacquiao's thoughts about losing to Jeff Horn and yielding his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title.While the boxing icon maintains he still respects the decision of the three ...
Jul 3, 2017
THE rosin of war had ebbed, but to this very minute boxing fans around the world are still debating on the unanimous decision win Australian Jeff Horn received from the judges to dethrone Manny Pacquiao as World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion. ...
Jul 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Jinkee Pacquiao was vocal enough in saying she wants his legendary boxer husband to hang up his gloves for good.Jinkee was at ringside at Suncorp Stadium and witnessed young, upcoming Jeff Horn deal Manny Pacquiao a shock unanimous decision ...
Jul 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - It went all the way and ended in a contentiously bitter loss, the opposite of the outcome Manny Pacquiao's handlers predicted for his WBO welterweight world title fight against Jeff Horn.Pacquiao's long-time trainer Freddie ...
Jul 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision Sunday in a contest billed as the Battle of Brisbane and an outcome that had his backers asking questions.The 11-time world ...
Jul 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - In the eyes of the judges, Manny Pacquiao may have lost to hometown hero Jeff Horn.But statistics don't lie.As per the official punch stats published by Top Rank, the dethroned World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion ...
Jul 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Celebrated ring announcer Michael Buffer credits the late great Muhammad Ali for the popularity he currently enjoys.The ring announcer with the velvety voice admitted 'The Greatest' inspired him to come up with the now famous 'Let's get ready ...
Jul 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - It wasn't exactly the perfect start for Filipinos fighting in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn world welterweight championship.Jonel Dapidran lost by unannimous decision to hometown boy Brent Dames in the first match of the ...
Jul 1, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Don't blink. This could be quick and sweet.As Freddie Roach watched Jeff Horn struggle to make weight for his title showdown with Manny Pacquiao, the veteran trainer was certain right away the challenger will be there for the ...
Jul 1, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Jerwin Ancajas hopes to get a piece of the limelight in a Manny Pacquiao headliner when he stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title against Teiru Kinoshita of Japan on Sunday.The 12-round battle will be the ...
Jul 1, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Jeff Horn passed his initial test against Manny Pacquiao.The Australian challenger made the welterweight limit during the official weigh-in for his title fight against Pacquiao. Horn came in at exactly 147 lbs to the wild cheers of family ...
Jun 30, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Manny Pacquiao is not underestimating the punching power of Jeff Horn, although the boxing legend believes he's very much capable of enduring the best the local hero could give in their world title fight on Sunday.Pacquiao had gone ...
Jun 30, 2017
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