Game of Thrones faked out everyone again.Last week's episode saw diminutive assassin Arya Stark scoring a deadly war-clinching strike at the fearsome Night King's gut. The ultimate in fan service, some insiders called this iconic TV ...
May 6, 2019
THE final season of everyone's favorite fantasy medieval murder series, Game of Thrones, is coming. This means the next few days or so are going to consist of as much cramming of season one to seven as possible, in a desperate ...
Apr 10, 2019
AS promised, Donnie Nietes put on a show and destroyed Juan Carlos Reveco in seven rounds to retain his International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight crown Sunday (Manila time) at The Forum in Inglewood, California.The 34-year-old Filipino bombarded the Argentine ...
Feb 25, 2018
BOXING fans get an early holiday gift Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) when two masterful fighters with four Olympic gold medals between them meet in an intriguing 130-pound title bout.The best part? It won't cost them anything over their ...
Dec 8, 2017
CARSON, Calif. - Srisaket Sor Rungvisai has agreed to defend his WBC super flyweight title in a rematch with Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez at StubHub Center's famed outdoor ring Sept. 9.Promoter Tom Loeffler confirmed the matchup and venue for the main ...
Jul 7, 2017
AS expected, Manny Pacquiao's welterweight title fight against Jessie Vargas almost two weeks ago didn't do well in terms of pay-per-view buys.According to promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank, the November 5 bout (Nov. 6 in Manila) ...
Nov 16, 2016
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Manny Pacquiao is determined to fight on, even without Floyd Mayweather across the ring or HBO in his corner.Five months after the fight Pacquiao expected to be his finale, the Filipino senator stood opposite unheralded welterweight champion Jessie ...
Sep 9, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao's first fight out of retirement won't be carried by HBO.Top Rank promoter Bob Arum disclosed HBO passed up on airing Pacquiao's match against Jessie Vargas set on November 5 at the Thomas and Mack ...
Aug 18, 2016
NEW YORK - Zou Shiming is not the main attraction for U.S. boxing fans on Saturday's Madison Square Garden theater card that includes rising star Vasyl Lomachenko. HBO won't even show Zou's fight.Tens of millions ...
Jun 10, 2016
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NEW YORK - Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager says in an interview with HBO that his leukemia is no longer in remission.Sager missed 11 months while undergoing treatment and a bone marrow transplant from his son before returning to his position on ...
Mar 23, 2016
WITH the Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley fight just a month away, HBO released a statement denouncing the controversial comments made by the champion Filipino boxer against same-sex marriages."Next month Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. are scheduled to meet ...
Mar 4, 2016
THE 'Fight of the Century' itself failed to live up to expectations, but certainly not in terms of viewership and revenues earned worldwide.As expected, the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather welterweight title match shattered the all-time record for total pay-per- ...
May 13, 2015
THE highly-anticipated showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. heats up further as the collective marketing team in charge of the richest fight in boxing history just came out with an official video commercial for the historic May 2 bout ( ...
Apr 7, 2015
HBO and Showtime have agreed on how they would broadcast a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, promoter Bob Arum said on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), leaving only two remaining issues to be settled before the much anticipated May 2 ...
Feb 6, 2015
HE may be installed as an early underdog against Floyd Mayweather Jr. but deep inside, Manny Pacquiao knows he has what it takes to inflict on the American fighter his first ever career loss."I can easily beat @FloydMayweather, I believe that," ...
Jan 23, 2015
THE announcement looked good on paper until everybody realized that it is not supported by, well, a piece of paper.In what could be another bizarre chapter in the efforts to bring into fruition the most anticipated boxing match in history, American ...
Dec 16, 2014
ROBERT GUERRERO has been calling out Floyd Mayweather Jr. since he was an obscure, skinny 135-pounder with no logical chance of getting a fight with boxing's pound-for-pound champion.Guerrero finally landed the bout he craved this week, ...
Feb 23, 2013
FLOYD Mayweather Jr. will fight Robert Guerrero on May 4, and he's changing television networks to do it.The biggest star in boxing dropped a surprise Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) while announcing his long-rumored next bout: After several years ...
Feb 20, 2013
HOUSTON - So who says people had gotten tired of the grudge fights between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez?Initial estimates by Top Rank Promotions chairman Bob Arum had the fourth installment of one of boxing's great rivalries generating pay-per- ...
Dec 16, 2012
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