FRISCO, Texas - Mikey Garcia rebounded from his only professional loss 11 months ago to win a 12-round unanimous decision over Jessie Vargas on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) in a welterweight bout.Garcia (40-1, 30 KOs) took control in the ...
Mar 1, 2020
NEW YORK - Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas spent 12 rounds trading punches. A few moments later, they exchanged angry words and opposite views of what transpired.The one thing the two fighters agreed upon? A rematch should be in the offing."We ...
Apr 22, 2018
BRISBANE, Australia - Jeff Horn doesn't mind the comparison with Jessie Vargas, who he said is a great fighter and one-time world champion.But he knows deep inside he's a better fighter than the Mexican warrior, the last ...
Jun 30, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - A not-so convincing win for Manny Pacquiao on Sunday could mean the beginning of the end for one of boxing's most explosive fighters.Trainer Freddie Roach will be the first one to tell the Filipino fighting senator ...
Jun 27, 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
LEONARDO Doronio never got the opportunity to join Manny Pacquiao and his team in the US for his world welterweight fight with Jessie Vargas.Still, Pacquiao's triumphant return to the ring felt like his own victory.The native of Iloilo ...
Nov 7, 2016
LAS VEGAS - With the zeal of a determined stalker, Manny Pacquiao chased Jessie Vargas all over the Thomas and Mack Center ring apron on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), landing 147 of 409 punches as a blood thirsty crowd of 16,132 ...
Nov 7, 2016
BOTH serious and casual followers of Manny Pacquiao were left impressed by his return from retirement after his victory against Mexican opponent Jessie Vargas last Sunday.One of the hundreds of people who watched the bout was longtime newspaper sports editor Lito ...
Nov 6, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao may have easily handled Jessie Vargas in their World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title bout, but he's not about to walk away with the title without any damage.The boxing legend had to skip the post-fight presser for ...
Nov 6, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped by to see an old foe, and Manny Pacquiao tried his best to give him a show.With Mayweather watching intently from a ringside seat, Pacquiao dropped Jessie Vargas in the second round and bloodied his ...
Nov 6, 2016
LESS than a year after retiring, Manny Pacquiao is on top of the world again.Pacquiao, 37, outclassed and outworked Jessie Vargas for 12 full rounds to snatch the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title on Saturday night (Sunday Manila time) via ...
Nov 6, 2016
LAS VEGAS - With a little help from some friends, I got the nod for SPIN.ph writer Rex Alba to join Manny Pacquiao's morning runs in Los Angeles where the last leg of his training camp was held.In an ...
Nov 5, 2016
THERE is no denying that at age 37, and after 66 fights as a pro, Manny Pacquiao is already in his dog years in pro boxing. According to CompuBox, which compiles post-fight statistics, the average number of punches Pacquiao has thrown ...
Nov 5, 2016
LAS VEGAS - The hook for Manny Pacquiao's latest fight is that he's the fighting politician, as eager to take on problems in the Philippines as he is to take on other welterweights in the ring.Unfortunately for Pacquiao, ...
Nov 5, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao still remains a sought-after product endorser.The boxing superstar just signed a new deal with China-based sportswear Anta, making him the latest global ambassador of the popular sports product.The 37-year-old Pacquiao has been a well- ...
Nov 4, 2016
JESSIE Vargas is up against a legend and a certified Hall of Famer. But he's unfazed.The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion admitted he's not in any way awed with the stature of his challenger Manny ...
Nov 3, 2016
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not be in Las Vegas on Sunday to watch eight-time world champion Manny Pacquiao fight reigning world welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.But, as always, he will be with the fighting Filipino Senator in spirit."I will pray ...
Nov 2, 2016
NONITO Donaire Jr. claims he's limitless and victory will come Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) when he stakes his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title belt against Jessie Magdaleno at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.The 33-year- ...
Nov 1, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao finally wraps up training camp for his welterweight title match against Jessie Vargas this weekend in Las Vegas.The 37-year-old Filipino, who will be challenging for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) 147-lbs. crown of Vargas, sparred for ...
Nov 1, 2016
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