BOXING great Manny Pacquiao looked back with fondness as he celebrates his 25th year as a professional boxer.The 41-year-old ring legend admitted that 'boxing changed his life forever,' stressing how the brutal sport of the sweet science lifted his ...
4 days ago
Forty seconds - that's all it took for Conor McGregor to silence the haters at UFC 246.In less time than it takes to microwave a sizeable rice meal, 'Notorious' demolished Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in emphatic fashion at the T-Mobile Arena ...
Jan 20, 2020
WHILE the debate rages as to who should be hailed "Fighter of the Decade," with names like Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez cropping up, it is worth noting that, right in our backyard, there are a number of ...
Jan 11, 2020
DURING a Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League event for its Canada-based fans at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex in Calgary, Alberta, league founder Manny Pacquiao got a welcome surprise: an unforgettable gift from a sneaker artist fan.The league was in town for ...
Jan 9, 2020
MAKE no mistake about it: the 2010s was a rousing decade for Philippine sports.World champions and gold medalists came aplenty, which makes picking out the top performers of the decade harder than it already was.Yet here at Spin.ph, we ...
Jan 2, 2020
TWO world champions, a legendary icon that continues to defy Father Time, an Asian kingpin, and the pinnacle of the Southeast Asian Games.Philippine sports hasn't had as big a blast than it had in the year 2019.Humble gymnast Carlos ...
Dec 30, 2019
MEXICAN Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, the holder of a staggering $365 million, 11-fight contract, proved himself worth every dollar in 2019, as he moved all the way up to win the world light heavyweight (175 lbs.) crown. But while Alvarez ruled the ...
Dec 30, 2019
FOR being involved in the richest fight in boxing history, no way can Manny Pacquiao miss the list for the highest paid athletes in the world this decade.The 41-year-old Filipino boxing legend made it at No. 8 in the ...
Dec 25, 2019
WHEN historians look back on this decade about to pass, they'll find plenty of milestones that changed the course of Philippine sports.From Manny Pacquiao's record-setting fight against Floyd Mayweather to Gilas Pilipinas' return to prominence ...
Dec 22, 2019
EVEN in his advanced age, Manny Pacquiao can still be at par with the world's best.Pacquiao, who turned 41 just last week, had been recognized as a strong candidate for Fighter of the Year honor by the Boxing Writers Association ...
Dec 22, 2019
CLEVELAND - An Ohio judge awarded $830,000 to a woman who claimed former boxing champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub.The default judgement was delivered on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) after Broner failed to defend himself ...
Dec 19, 2019
How do you think a boxer-politician worth hundreds of millions of dollars celebrates his birthday?Manny Pacquiao recently turned 41 years old, and managed to mark the occasion in a low-profile, yet still luxurious manner. The eight-division world champion ...
Dec 18, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao is thrilled to be the latest addition to Madame Tussauds Hong Kong's collection of wax figures."I'm very honored that they chose me," said the eight-division world boxing champion, whose 41st birthday fall on the ...
Dec 17, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) - Terence Crawford's latest opponent had not only never been knocked down, but Crawford couldn't recall seeing him even hurt.Then again, he'd never been in a ring with a fighter like Crawford before. ...
Dec 15, 2019
NEW YORK - Terence Crawford believes he's the best fighter in the world and wanted more chances to prove it this year.He hoped to have three fights in 2019 but will be boxing for only the second time when he ...
Dec 14, 2019
MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes believes they've just scratched the tip of the iceberg in the game-fixing scandal that recently rocked the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, a 31-team hoops tourney organized and financed by Manny Pacquiao.Duremdes suspects that many ...
Nov 22, 2019
MAD love for the sport brought the Pacquiao brothers, Jimuel and Michael, to join the spirited UAAP crowds of yellows and maroons on Sunday, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum."We both really love basketball, whether it's college, PBA, or NBA," shared ...
Nov 11, 2019
MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes assured the league's war against game-fixing will continue following the suspension of several players and coaches of the Soccsksargen Marlins in the ongoing Lakan Season.Duremdes said the suspension meted on the Marlins is just ...
Nov 5, 2019
GAME-FIXING is an issue that continues to hound the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).Over the long weekend, officials of the two-year old league issued a memo saying that it is ready to name and take against against players and ...
Nov 3, 2019
IT'S The Money Team versus the "The Real Manny Team," says Manny Pacquiao in a viral Twitter post featuring himself and Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, who happens to be the richest man in China.Message to Mayweather! pic.twitter.com/ ...
Oct 28, 2019
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