THE dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) just kayoed two title fights involving Filipino world champions next month.Top Rank is calling off all scheduled promotions in March and April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes the International Boxing ...
Mar 17, 2020
NOT even the danger posed by the coronavirus could stop Jerwin Ancajas from staking his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title in the US almost a month from now.Everything is a go for Ancajas and his camp for their scheduled ...
Mar 15, 2020
CHICAGO - From his cushy confines at room 218, some 19 floors above the towering MGM Grand Garden Hotel in Las Vegas, Jeo Santisima rolled off of bed around noon on Sunday (1 a.m. Monday RP time).He was a little sore. ...
Feb 24, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the biggest fight of his boxing career.The hard-punching Filipino leaves for the U.S. on Thursday for the start of his eight-week training for his unification title fight ...
Feb 5, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero hopes to complete what Nonito Donaire Jr. failed to finish before.Casimero gets a crack at rising undefeated world champion Naoya Inoue of Japan in a bantamweight unification match set on April 25 in Las Vegas.The 12-round fight ...
Jan 24, 2020
IF ever a title fight between Johnriel Casimero and Naoya Inoue is penciled, the handler of the newly crowned Filipino world boxing champion sees the bout being held in either Las Vegas or Los Angeles.Manny Pacquiao International Promotions president Sean Gibbons ...
Dec 17, 2019
JUAN Miguel Elorde tries to carve his own boxing niche when he vies in his first ever world title fight this Sunday (Manila time), more than half a century since his legendary grandfather became a celebrated world champion himself.The 32-year- ...
Sep 12, 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
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
KEITH Thurman kept pressing the attack on Manny Pacquiao outside the ring.The unbeaten American was his usual brash-taking self on during the final presser for his world welterweight title fight against the Filipino boxing legend, reiterating he's going to ...
Jul 18, 2019
CAN Keith Thurman walk the talk?From the moment their fight was announced, Manny Pacquiao has received regular doses of harsh words from WBA 'super' welterweight king Keith "One Time" Thurman. Thurman has likened Pacquiao's short arms to a "T-Rex" ...
Jul 18, 2019
CHICAGO - Boxing is a dirty, sleazy business. It doesn't necessarily practice the honesty required in golf, nor does it possess the refined elegance that embodies tennis.Unlike the many checkered characters that have sullied the sport through the years - cheating ...
Jul 12, 2019
WITH Tiger Woods' fifth green jacket comes a huge check, the lion's share of the US$11.5 million pot at The Masters.Woods bagged $2,070,000 (around P106,874,564), while joint second placers Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and ...
Apr 15, 2019
A triumphant Manny Pacquiao arrived in the country Thursday night four days after dominating Adrian Broner to retain his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.Pacquiao returned to a hero's welcome at the Ninoy ...
Jan 24, 2019
AFTER a two-year absence, Manny Pacquiao is back basking in the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas as the ring legend arrives in the Entertainment Capital of the World for his welterweight title defense against Adrian Broner.Scores of boxing fans ...
Jan 16, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, ...
Jan 11, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao will start doing light training on Wednesday to prepare for his January title fight against former world champion Adrien Broner in Las Vegas.The 39-year-old Filipino boxing great is expected to undergo roadwork around his Dasmarinas abode in ...
Oct 23, 2018
NBA
By PRINCE JULIUS CABIGONLAS VEGAS -- The Los Angeles Lakers, one of the NBA's most storied franchises - and perhaps the most popular - made another preseason appearance in the desert on Wednesday night when they played with the Golden State Warriors at ...
Oct 13, 2018
LAS VEGAS - The spot that USA Basketball hopes to have in next year's FIBA World Cup cannot be clinched nor lost on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), when the Americans play host to Uruguay to begin the second round of qualifying. ...
Sep 14, 2018
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