THE camp of Manny Pacquiao was taken aback by the decision of the World Boxing Association (WBA) to strip the legendary Filipino fighter of his welterweight title belt.Sean Gibbons, president of MP Promotions, said he has no idea about the ruling ...
Jan 30, 2021
BOXING legend Manny Pacquiao's next fight remains hanging in the balance.While the possibility may be there, it is still uncertain if a fight could be made for the 41-year-old Filipino great given the continued rise in coronavirus (COVID- ...
Jul 21, 2020
KEITH Thurman wants to reclaim his welterweight title and if it means going through a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, then so be it.The 31-year-old American has been busy calling out Pacquiao during this quarantine period in the hope of ...
May 29, 2020
IT'S been nine months since Keith Thurman suffered the first setback of his boxing career following a split decision loss to Manny Pacquiao in their world welterweight title bout.If not for that split second when he said he lowered his ...
Apr 11, 2020
DANNY Garcia, Mikey Garcia, Shawn Porter.These names are just some of tho boxers on the radar of boxing legend Manny Pacquaio for his next possible opponent when he returns to the ring by early 2020.Sean Gibbons, president of Manny Pacquiao ( ...
Aug 13, 2019
CHICAGO - At 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds, with stout arms that can bench press an SUV, Mike Rodriguez doesn't just enter a room. He owns it.Although Filipino fighting fans might not recognize this oak of a man, they&# ...
Aug 8, 2019
CHICAGO - As soon as the elevator doors parted at the 26th floor of the MGM Hotel's West Tower, I immediately sniffed the expensive perfume, the unmistakable scent of Chanel No.5.A lady in a designer black ensemble emerged. A ...
Aug 1, 2019
LAS VEGAS - When used properly, words can be an effective tool for persuasion. Unlike Latin, a dead language, English is a vibrant form of expression that can cleanse ugly truths and soften some of life's hard blows.A coffin, for ...
Jul 25, 2019
LEAVE it to Manny Pacquiao to continue rewriting the record books even if his career is supposedly on its final leg.Pacquiao, 40, added another glorious chapter to his boxing resume by beating American Keith Thurman for the "super" version of the ...
Jul 24, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao has had the limelight for far too long.Floyd Mayweather, Jr. wants it back.The unbeaten American fighter went on a rant on social media directed at Pacquiao and his symphatizers, telling them to stop riding on his name and ...
Jul 24, 2019
LAS VEGAS - In every field of sports, age has constantly been the Grim Reaper of an athlete's career. Time slays every competitor. It never gets tired, feels no emotion. It just keeps on ticking.At age 40, it was supposed ...
Jul 22, 2019
Dominance begins at 40 for Manny Pacquiao, after he showed Keith Thurman who's boss in a split-decision win at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.Pacman, the only eight-time world champion, sent his 30-year-old rival crashing ...
Jul 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old.Pacquiao (62- ...
Jul 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao, months away from his 41st birthday but looking not a day out of his heyday, beat a game Keith Thurman via split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time)Pacquiao, 40, never got ...
Jul 21, 2019
NBA champion Kawhi Leonard was one of the celebrities to take their seats at ringside moments before Manny Pacquiao's fight against Keith Thurman on Sunday at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas,Leonard, who signed a multi-year deal ...
Jul 21, 2019
AT 40 years of age, it could be Manny Pacquiao's toughest test yet.The Filipino great faces loudmouth but dangerous American Keith Thurman for the World Boxing Association (WBA) super-welterweight championship that has all the makings of a thrilling slugfest. ...
Jul 21, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Keith Thurman is guaranteed to earn a $2.5 million purse when he squares off against Manny Pacquiao on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here in the heart of Sin City.Including his share of ...
Jul 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Keith Thurman certainly seems like more than the modern Manny Pacquiao should be able to handle.Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs) is a decade younger, certainly more powerful and maybe even a bit faster than his famously speedy opponent. Thurman ...
Jul 20, 2019
THREE great warriors who have had the privilege of sharing the ring with Manny Pacquiao believes the Filipino icon will emerge victorious in his title showdown with young, undefeated Keith Thurman.Long-time Pacquiao rivals and now Hall of Famers Eric Morales ...
Jul 19, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician.The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away from lengthy conversations in English is more comfortable in the language. ...
Jul 19, 2019
CHICAGO - Each time Manny Pacquiao stands in front of a mirror, he doesn't see a stranger glaring back at him.Except for some character lines that have traced his life's journey from rags to riches, the sitting Filipino ...
Jul 19, 2019
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