OSCAR dela Hoya declined to speculate on until when Manny Pacquiao will keep fighting after the Filipino ring hero won another world title on Sunday.But boxing being a cruel sport, he said fighters are only as good as their last fight." ...
Jul 17, 2018
CHICAGO - In a fit of patriotic rage, Manny Pacquiao punched his way back to the boxing limelight last Sunday, delighting millions of Filipinos, including president Duterte who watched the rampage from a VIP box at the Axiata Arena.After a 378-day ...
Jul 16, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - From Australia to Malaysia to, hopefully, London.If Manny Pacquiao's longtime strength and conditioning coach Justine Fortune has his way, he'd like to see the newly crowned World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight champion face former world title- ...
Jul 16, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - It appears retirement will have to wait for Manny Pacquiao.In the aftermath of his seventh-round destruction of Lucas Matthysse to win his 12th world title on Sunday, the 39-year-old Filipino immediately bared plans to defend the ...
Jul 15, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Buboy Fernandez knew Manny Pacquiao had Lucas Matthysse sized up the moment the Argentine fighter went down for the first time in the third round of their welterweight title bout at the Axiata Arena here.But a bad experience from ...
Jul 15, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Manny Pacquiao's vaunted punching prowess was once again on display against Lucas Matthysse on Sunday in their world title fight at the Axiata Arena here.At 39, Pacquiao showed he can still be lethal fighter after throwing a total ...
Jul 15, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - President Duterte paid tribute to Manny Pacquiao for making the country proud following his knockout victory over Lucas Matthysse in their world championship bout here.Pacquiao made a courtesy call to Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed shortly after ...
Jul 15, 2018
THE crowd inside the San Andres Gym in Manila was nowhere near the crowds seen in this edifice at the peak of Manny Pacquiao's popularity.But the smiles in the fans' faces remains the same.Granted Pacquiao fights no ...
Jul 15, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Manny Pacquiao put on a vintage performance on Sunday, stopping Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round to wrest the Argentine's World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title.Pacquiao knocked Matthysse down in the third round with a wicked uppercut, ...
Jul 15, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - The odds may be stacked against him but Lucas Matthysse likes his chances of pulling off a victory in his so-called 'dream fight.'The 35-year-old champion stakes his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title against Manny Pacquiao, ...
Jul 13, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - President Duterte leads Filipino public officials and other personalities expected to be at ringside when Manny Pacquiao vies for another world championship against Lucas Matthysse of Argentina.The chief executive is arriving here on Saturday in the company of special ...
Jul 13, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Scrolling through the list of fighters he faced in a legendary career, Oscar Dela Hoya singled out one who he considers as the best he ever shared the ring with.Take a bow, Manny Pacquiao.The 'Golden Boy' mentioned the ...
Jul 12, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - For Oscar Dela Hoya, the legend of Manny Pacquiao took roots long before the Filipino battered him into submission in 2008.The retired boxing legend admitted he already saw the greatness in the Filipino fighter five years before they actually ...
Jul 12, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - How ironic Manny Pacquiao was rooting for Lionel Messi and Argentina to win the World Cup."My team is already out, my team is Argentina," said the revered Filipino boxer when asked on Wednesday what team he is rooting for ...
Jul 11, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Is Lucas Matthysse playing mind games or is there something wrong?The Argentinian fighter refused to grant interviews to any member of media until the official press conference for his world welterweight title match against Filipino Manny Pacquiao this Sunday. ...
Jul 10, 2018
AS he set sail for Kuala Lumpur to vie for the WBA welterweight belt of hard-punching Lucas Matthysse, we got in touch with Manny Pacquiao through his personal mobile number and the former pound-for-pound king was kind enough to ...
Jul 10, 2018
IF the fight took place a decade ago, in the vicinity of the junior welterweight (140 lbs.) division, it would have been nothing short of a fistic spectacle. As things stand, boxing fans will have to make do with the diminished versions ...
Jul 10, 2018
FROM the moment it was announced that the Manny Pacquiao-Lucas Matthysse fight will be staged in Malaysia, you knew it was bound to encounter rough sailing. For one, soccer-crazy Malaysia is as warm to pro boxing as the North Pole ...
Jun 29, 2018
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NONITO Donaire's father has been tapped to lend his expertise and beef up Manny Pacquiao's think-tank in preparation for the Filipino's bid to wrest the world title from Lucas Matthysse on July 15 at the ...
May 8, 2018
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