MARK John Yap was supposed to make some buzz as he headlines a Top Rank fight card against three-time world title challenger Miguel Marriaga Friday (Manila time) at the MGM Grand Conference in Las Vegas.The Filipino did, but for the ...
Jul 17, 2020
JOHN Vincent Moralde will be the next Filipino fighter to take his act to Las Vegas as he faces Alexis del Bosque of Mexico in another boxing card promoted by Top Rank.Moralde and Del Bosque tangle in an eight-round, closed- ...
Jul 12, 2020
MARK Bernaldez hopes to follow the path of fellow SanMan Promotions stablemate Mike Plania when he takes his turn on centerstage next week in Las Vegas, Nevada.Bernaldez faces undefeated American Albert Bell in another Top Rank Promotions boxing card straight from ...
Jun 24, 2020
MIKE Plania did shock the world after scoring a majority decision win over top bantamweight prospect Joshua Greer inside 'The Bubble' at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).'Magic Mike' had his punching power in ...
Jun 17, 2020
MIKE Plania reopens the door for Philippine sports worldwide in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic as he headlines a Top Rank boxing promotions at the MGM Grand conference on Tuesday in Las Vegas (Wednesday, Manila time).'Magic' Mike faces no. ...
Jun 16, 2020
NO world title is at stake, but Mike Plania will have the chance to etch his name in history as the first Filipino to fight in the ring during the COVID-19 pandemic.Plania is seeing action as part of the Top ...
Jun 1, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Add boxing to the list of sports on the comeback trail.Promoter Bob Arum said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) he plans to stage a card of five fights on June 9 at the MGM Grand, the first of a series ...
May 22, 2020
TWO months after, Romero Duno got what he wished for.The hard-punching Filipino faces unbeaten prospect Ryan Garcia in the main undercard of the Canelo Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-heavyweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden ...
Nov 2, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez will move up to light heavyweight to take on Sergey Kovalev for a piece of the 175-pound title on Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.Alvarez, who currently holds titles at 160 pounds, will try to become a ...
Sep 14, 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
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
ADRIAN Broner insisted he is not in any way intimidated by Manny Pacquiao's legendary status. The brash American said he doesn't fear his Filipino opponent. Neither is he overwhelmed by what Pacquiao has achieved in his colourful boxing career.Behind ...
Jan 17, 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
BRISBANE, Australia - As expected, Jeff Horn and his corner are using Juan Manuel Marquez as the perfect blueprint in the hope of scoring a major upset against the highly-favored Manny Pacquiao.The Australian native bared studying Pacquiao's 2012 loss to ...
Jun 26, 2017
IT was the best fight of the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley trilogy. Unfortunately, it may go down as well as the least watched - pay-per-view hits wise - of the seething rivalry between the two boxers.Early indications showed last week's ...
Apr 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao said he has nothing in mind but to give honor to the country every time he fights.That was why Pacquiao he is still fuming over attempts to stop the Philippine airing of the match between him and ...
Apr 11, 2016
LAS VEGAS - A year after their highly-anticipated match, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are still at it.Not in the boxing ring, though.Pacquiao on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) refuted claims by Mayweather that his welterweight fight against Tim Bradley ...
Apr 11, 2016
LAS VEGAS - If he hadn't retired, Manny Pacquiao's comeback fight was hardly pleasing in the eyes of his trainer Freddie Roach.The 56-year-old lamented the tentative start the boxing superstar had against Timothy Bradley in their third duel ...
Apr 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Look who was spotted in the premises of the MGM Grand shortly after the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley fight?It's good, old Floyd Mayweather Jr.The retired unbeaten champion was seen leaving the hotel casino accompanied by wide-bodied ...
Apr 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS - Timothy Bradley has faced a lot of great boxers, but it's Manny Pacquiao who's on top of his list.Beaten but unbowed, the 32-year-old American paid the ultimate compliment to the man responsible for the ...
Apr 10, 2016
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