LAS VEGAS - Nothing moves the local Las Vegas economy faster than a night of championship boxing at The Strip. And it doesn't get any richer with Manny Pacquiao's name on the marquee.Atop one of the Towers of ...
Jan 19, 2019
CHICAGO -- While covering the Big 3 basketball championship at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas last week, I ran into the most influential man in combat sports, who has such star power he can turn a church bingo into an ...
Sep 2, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Who says this is an exclusive Jeff Horn territory?Manny Pacquiao got a bit surprised on Sunday after people at church service - mostly Australians - prayed for his victory when he defends his world welterweight title against Horn a week from ...
Jun 25, 2017
TIM Bradley has beaten Manny Pacquiao once, but his former trainer Joel Diaz believes it won't happen again.Speaking for the first time about the April 9 welterweight fight between the two longtime rivals, Diaz was candid enough to say ...
Mar 20, 2016
PBA
AFTER personally witnessing the exploits of Calvin Abueva, Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao did not hide his admiration for the Alaska Aces' Energy bunny."Magaling yung Abueva. Saka bilib ako sa stamina niya at energy," said Pacquiao in a chance interview ...
Jan 11, 2015
MACAU - While Filipinas swooned over Chris Algieri and his boy-next-door looks, Manny Pacquiao's charming wife Jinkee claimed her husband is still the better looking between the two."Mas pogi pa rin ang asawa ko," Jinkee told Spin.ph with ...
Nov 23, 2014
CHRIS Algieri just signed on for the biggest fight of his life after agreeing to a title fight against boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao on Thursday.The little-known boxer from Long Island, New York, is set to receive a guaranteed purse of ...
Jul 17, 2014
PBA
NOT just one, but possibly two or more players surnamed Pacquiao are looking to apply for the coming PBA Rookie Draft.Apart from boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, his brother, former lightweight contender Bobby Pacquiao, is also keen to apply for the annual ...
May 26, 2014
INGLEWOOD, California - Juan Manuel Marquez won a clear unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), dominating in his return to the Forum ring for its first boxing card in 13 years.Marquez (56-7-1) dismantled Alvarado with ...
May 18, 2014
PBA
DON'T look now, but two of the country's most celebrated sports icons may end up joining forces on the Kia Motors bench when the expansion team debuts in the PBA next season.Kia's incoming team manager Eric ...
May 15, 2014
PBA
YOU have to give it to the spin doctors of KIA Motors for this much talked about deal with Manny Pacquiao that extends all the way to the PBA.Sadly, this latest caper seems to be spinning out of control.Manny Pacquiao ...
May 12, 2014
PBA
Mrs. Wrecking Ball would rather see the 'Pacman' playing ball.MANNY Pacquiao's plan to be a playing-coach in the PBA may have raised a lot of eyebrows, but it has been met with approval from her mother. ...
May 12, 2014
PBA
YENG Guiao is already a colleague of Manny Pacquiao in Congress; now the two are bound to be rivals on the PBA sidelines as well."Yes, that's quite interesting," said the Rain or Shine coach when news came around that ...
May 9, 2014
PBA
AS he watched San Mig put away Alaska in their do-or-die match on Saturday, the first person that came to Aces coach Luigi Trillo's mind was Manny Pacquiao.Why?Well, the Alaska coach couldn't help but ...
Apr 27, 2014
IF there is a Nobel Prize for the best demonstration of boxing as a sweet science, it should be given to Filipino Manny Pacquiao for his recent clinical demolition of American Timothy Bradley Jr. for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight (147 ...
Apr 24, 2014
MANY missed the fun of watching an 'evolving' Manny Pacquiao pick apart a 'swimmer' in Timothy Bardley all because they waited in vain for a knockout that never came!I understand the obsession with the devastating knockouts that ...
Apr 21, 2014
LAS VEGAS - For the many deriding remarks he received in the aftermath of his stunning upset of boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao two years ago, Timothy Bradley admitted he thought about committing suicide."Hell yeah, no doubt man," Bradley said, dropping the bombshell ...
Apr 10, 2014
LAS VEGAS - Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum expects a different Tim Bradley when he faces Manny Pacquiao anew inside the ring this Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Since pulling the rug from under the boxing superstar from General Santos City two years ...
Apr 9, 2014
LAS VEGAS - Just like before, Freddie Roach still believes reigning welterweight champion Tim Bradley will again avoid engaging Manny Pacquiao when he stakes his World Boxing Organization (WBO) on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the MGM Grand.The longtime Pacquiao trainer ...
Apr 9, 2014
LAS VEGAS - A third and deciding fight with Tim Bradley is farthest from the mind of Manny Pacquiao.He's looking at his Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) rematch against the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion as some sort of a ...
Apr 9, 2014
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