Boxing fans still want Pacquiao to fight

Boxing fans still want Pacquiao to fight

By Lolito T. delos Reyes DAVAO CITY (PNA) – Boxing managers, promoters, trainers and fellow Filipino boxers think that 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao can still fight and should postpone his retirement after scoring a convincing unanimous decision against Timothy Bradley last Sunday. “Ok pa si Manny, puwede pa I match kahit sinong boxer pa […]

12.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Mayweather says racism exists in boxing

Mayweather says racism exists in boxing

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Floyd Mayweather says “racism still exists in the sport of boxing” and he cited UFC champion Ronda Rousey’s name in an attempt to bolster his argument. Mayweather also mentioned unified WBA, IBF, WBC and IBO champ Gennady Golovkin and former Olympic gold medallist Andre Ward but added the problem isn’t […]

07.01.2016 · Filled under: International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Tearful prayers as Manny Pacquiao visits death row Filipina

Tearful prayers as Manny Pacquiao visits death row Filipina

Yogyakarta, Indonesia (AFP)   – Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao visited a Filipina on death row in Indonesia on Friday, with the convict breaking down in tears as she prayed behind bars with the Philippine sporting hero. Mary Jane Veloso was sentenced to death in Indonesia after being arrested in 2009 with 2.6 kilograms (5.7 pounds) […]

13.07.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up

Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up

New York, United States (AFP)   – Britain’s former world champion Amir Khan is aiming to punch his ticket to a bout with Floyd Mayweather on Friday with a victory over Chris Algieri in a non-title welterweight fight. Khan, the former unified light-welterweight world champion who headlines a card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, […]

29.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. While most of humanity (at least in North America and the Philippines) were glued to […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
No more rematch with ‘sore loser’ Pacquiao, says Mayweather

No more rematch with ‘sore loser’ Pacquiao, says Mayweather

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Floyd Mayweather has branded Manny Pacquiao a “sore loser” and a coward and says he won’t delay his planned retirement to grant the Philippine icon a rematch next year, in an apparent U-turn. And he dismissed Pacquiao’s claim that he had been carrying an injury in Saturday’s one-sided win for Mayweather, the […]

11.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Lawsuits pile up over Pacquiao injury

Lawsuits pile up over Pacquiao injury

By Rebecca Bryan Los Angeles, United States (AFP)    – Call it the fallout of the century. More disgruntled fight fans are going to court with their complaints, suing Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and others for failing to disclose a shoulder injury prior to his “Fight of the Century” against Floyd Mayweather. A class-action […]

08.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Senate resolution commending Pacquiao filed

Senate resolution commending Pacquiao filed

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Despite his loss in his fight against Floyd Mayweather, a senator still wants to commend Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao “for his greatness inside and outside the ring.” Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito filed Senate Resolution No. 1307 entitled “Resolution Commending the People’s Champ Congressman Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao for his exceptional performance during […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

By Rebecca Bryan Las Vegas, United States (AFP)   – Floyd Mayweather shrugged off the jeers which greeted his victory over Manny Pacquiao and wasted no time in taunting his detractors. After hugging his father and trainer Floyd Sr, the unbeaten welterweight king clambered onto the ropes of the ring, banged his fist on his […]

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

Mayweather beats Pacquiao to join greats

By Greg Heakes / Rebecca BRYAN Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – Floyd Mayweather’s emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao sealed his status as a boxing great, but triggered an outcry in the Philippines and divided opinion amongst the sports legends. Feinting and dancing his way to a unanimous decision, Mayweather comfortably picked […]

04.05.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Pacquiao’s Mayweather tactic? ‘Use my left and right’

Pacquiao’s Mayweather tactic? ‘Use my left and right’

By Cecil Morella He may be the underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American favorite Floyd Mayweather in history’s richest fight by two longtime rivals for the planet’s top “pound-for-pound” boxer crown. “Use my left and right (fists),” the Filipino boxing hero told reporters when asked how he planned […]

27.04.2015 · Filled under: International Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets to cost up to $7,500

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets to cost up to $7,500

Los Angeles, United States, AFP  – Tickets for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s long-awaited superfight will cost between $1,500 and $7,500, organizers said Wednesday, but it is unclear how many will go on sale to the public. Seats at the May 2 bout in Las Vegas promise to be one of the hottest tickets of […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Boxing: Mayweather set for richest sports year ever – Forbes

Boxing: Mayweather set for richest sports year ever – Forbes

(Los Angeles, United States-AFP) – Floyd Mayweather’s blockbuster May 2 bout with Manny Pacquiao will help make the American fighter’s 2015 earnings shatter the all-time record for a sportsman’s annual pay, Forbes.com calculated on Thursday. Forbes noted that Mayweather will likely to earn at least $150 million and Pacquiao more than $100 million for the […]

Pacquiao undergoes random blood, urine testing

Pacquiao undergoes random blood, urine testing

Los Angeles, United States |AFP| – Manny Pacquiao was given a random drug test Saturday, only two days after the US Anti-Doping Agency revealed the Filipino boxing icon and future foe Floyd Mayweather agreed to Olympic-style testing. A report on GMA News in Pacquiao’s homeland detailed that he had given blood and urine samples to a […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Bill to exempt Pacquiao from taxes mulled

Bill to exempt Pacquiao from taxes mulled

MANILA, Mar 2 (Mabuhay) – The chairman of the Senate ways and means committee said a bill seeking to give Manny Pacquiao tax exemption on his earnings as a boxing champion is a good measure that would recognize his contributions to the country. In a statement, Senator Juan Edgardo Angara said he will consider the […]

02.03.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
Pacquiao fight not set yet, Mayweather says

Pacquiao fight not set yet, Mayweather says

New York, United States | AFP |  – Unbeaten fighter Floyd Mayweather said Sunday that neither he nor Manny Pacquiao have signed a deal for a May mega-fight, but he still hopes to get into the ring with the Filipino icon. Mayweather, attending the NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden, said in a brief […]

18.02.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Manny Pacquiao: So faithful

Manny Pacquiao: So faithful

All he aspired for when he was starting his boxing career was to be the champion of the Philippines. But after 20 decades in the sport, Manny Pacquiao has become not only his beloved nation’s champ; but also a well-respected world boxing record-holder – the first and only eight-division world champion, with an impressive ten world titles. […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Local News ·
Pacquiao to sell PHL: Mansion after rich neighbors complain

Pacquiao to sell PHL: Mansion after rich neighbors complain

MANILA (AFP) – World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao said Thursday he would sell his mansion in one of the Philippine capital’s swankiest areas after his neighbors complained of his visitors wearing shabby clothing. Pacquiao told AFP that as a “man of the masses”, he is not finicky with his visitors, even if they are wearing […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

Pacquiao beats Algieri to retain WBO welterweight title

By Daniel HICKS MACAU  (AFP) – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao comprehensively dismantled American Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday. Pacquiao dropped Algieri to the canvas six times during the 12-round contest in the southern Chinese city to win an overwhelming unanimous decision, […]

25.11.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Mayweather says he isn’t evading Pacquiao

Mayweather says he isn’t evading Pacquiao

‘If a Pacquiao fight presents itself then let’s make it happen’ – Floyd By Greg Heakes LAS VEGAS (AFP) – Boxer Floyd Mayweather, fresh off his lopsided victory over Marcos Maidana, denied he is trying to safeguard his undefeated record by avoiding Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather has admitted he handpicked opponents in the past […]

16.09.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·