MARK Magsayo gets the biggest break of his boxing career after signing a contract with Manny Pacquiao Promotions (MPP).The deal will have the unbeaten featherweight bringing his act in the US as the contract is in partnership with TGB Promotions and ...
Mar 11, 2020
There's now a new reason for you to get hyped and stay hyped, especially if you're a fitness buff (or just like taking selfies in the gym).Hype 24/7 Fitness recently opened its doors to the public, and they&# ...
Jan 14, 2019
DEBUTING pro Arnold Gonzalez has just been bloodied by a 40-year-old sparring partner.The 23-year-old Gonzalez went three rounds with boxing great Manny Pacquiao at the Wild Card gym in Los Angeles just before the year ended and ...
Dec 31, 2018
MANNY Pacquiao formally began his US training on Christmas Eve after working out at the gym that had been home to him for more than 15 years.The 40-year-old boxing great from the Philippines was back at the confines of ...
Dec 25, 2018
MARVIN Somodio is not only becoming a sought-about trainer among world champions but also among Hollywood celebrities, too.Award-winning actress Jennifer Garner boxed and did a mitt session with Somodio just a few days ago at the Wild Card West ...
Sep 14, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Donnie Nietes is not about to get overconfident notwithstanding the advantage in experience he enjoys over countryman Aston Palicte ahead of their world title fight in Cebu City this August.While he may be a savvy veteran compared to his ...
May 22, 2018
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Anytime now Jonas Sultan is ready to go toe-to-toe with super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas.The 26-year-old challenger is in excellent condition for his title fight against Ancajas in Fresno, California that he's prepared ...
May 19, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Without Manny Pacquiao, things will never be the same at the Wild Card gym.Still, life goes on at this famous training club along Vine St. whose popularity skyrocketed during the phenomenal rise of its most famous boxer.Freddie Roach, ...
Apr 12, 2016
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao was all kinds of hungry when he first walked into the Wild Card Boxing Club 15 years ago. An undernourished and largely unknown 118-pound champion wanted to learn, to grow - to take on the world.When he ...
Apr 6, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - Manny Pacquiao simply shrugged off the commotion in an Los Angeles parking lot restaurant on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) where an unknown assailant rushed from nowhere and attempted to attack him.The boxing great said he has forgiven the unidentified person ...
Apr 5, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - Manny Pacquiao held court before mediamen during his regular media workout four days before he leaves for Las Vegas for his April 9 (April 10, Manila time) showdown against Timothy Bradley.Pacquiao answered questions from the horde of mediamen representing television ...
Apr 1, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - The Wildcard gym here is not as abuzz as it used to be the last time Manny Pacquiao was training for a title fight.That last one was of course a big exception. Pacquiao had the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. for ...
Mar 31, 2016
WITH a fully-healed right shoulder and almost a year off, Manny Pacquiao feels like a brand-new warrior when he goes up in the ring against Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas three weeks from now.Five weeks ...
Mar 16, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao's US training - supposedly the last of his career - begins this week as the boxing superstar finally arrived in Los Angeles for the second and last phase of his preparation for his third bout with Tim Bradley.The 37-year- ...
Mar 13, 2016
DONNIE Nietes and Brian Viloria are both preparing for a big US title fight that falls exactly on the same date next month.And so the two camps thought of the next best thing to do: Spar against each other.Viloria and ...
Sep 4, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao is certain Floyd Mayweather Jr. knew about his hurting right shoulder, saying he felt the unbeaten champion targeted the injury during the course of their welterweight title unification match on Saturday night at the MGM Grand.The 36- ...
May 4, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Here's one more reason to cheer for the 'Pacman.'Two big fans, both afflicted with cerebral palsy, waited for almost seven hours outside the Wild Card gym on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) hoping for the chance ...
Apr 22, 2015
THE Wild Card Gym installed a new piece of equipment for Manny Pacquiao - a speedbag with Floyd Mayweather's face on it.The speedbag was given by renowned lawyer Robert Shapiro on Tuesday (Wednesday Manila time), according to Top Rank's Twitter ...
Apr 16, 2015
TRAINER Freddie Roach is at it again, criticizing Floyd Mayweather for his actions during the preparation for the fight, including being late for his own media day.In a report by ESPN.com's Dan Rafael, Roach ripped Mayweather about many things, ...
Apr 16, 2015
THE 'Mailman' dropped by Manny Pacquiao's training camp at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles.Pacquiao on Friday posted on Instagram a photo of him with former Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers star Karl Malone and ...
Apr 10, 2015
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