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Pacquiao, Mayweather agree on Las Vegas for super fight but date still to be decided


January 16, 2015
QUEZON CITY/LOS ANGELES (via PhilamPress)– Negotiations for the dream fight between the world boxing icon and only eight-division title holder Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao and undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. have made a significant progress with both reportedly agreeing to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas as venue. Continue reading

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Pacquiao says Floyd fight to be firmed up in January


January 1, 2015
World boxing icon and congressman Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao expects to receive updates on the negotiations for his fight against undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather this January. Top Rank chief executive Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s promoter, has said that negotiations are still ongoing with CBS/Showtime boss Les Moonves, whose network exclusively broadcasts Mayweather’s fights. Continue reading

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Pacquiao responds to Floyd taunt: Fight me now


December 1, 2014
MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao just repeated his challenge to Floyd Mayweather that they get up in the ring and fight in reaction to the American champ’s latest potshot on him via social media. Continue reading

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Pacquiao sees fight vs Mayweather next year, ready to face Algieri in Macau


November 1, 2014
HONG KONG/GENERAL SANTOS CITY – World boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao said he hoped to finally step in the ring with undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. next year.
“I’m crossing my finger that this will finally happen in 2015,” said Pacquiao, adding that he has a couple of years more to fight before retiring. Continue reading

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3 FilAms join NBA; Kobe Paras gets UCLA offer


October 16, 2014
LOS ANGELES/MANILA (via PhilAmPress) – Three Filipino Americans have joined different teams in this year’s season of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
This as 6’6” Kobe Paras, son of former Philippine basketball star and now actor Jerome Paras, has opted to play with the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) which produced Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Reggie Miller and Kevin Love, buoying hopes for a full-blooded Filipino to eventually play soon with the NBA. Continue reading

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Pacquiao steps up training for November fight, confirms he’ll play during Oct. 19 PBA opening


October 1, 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has intensified his training for his upcoming title defense against American Chris Algieri at the Cotain Arena in Macau, China on November 23. Continue reading

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Pacquiao ready for Mayweather dream fight


September 16, 2014
LOS ANGELES/MANILA – The elusive dream fight between two world boxing icons – the undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao – may finally happen next year.
This as promoters of both fighters, including Top Rank’s Bob Arum, have confirmed meeting and talking about the fight which boxing fans have been waiting to happen for a decade now. Also, executives of HBO and Showtime have also met to thresh out possible arrangement on pay-per-view airing of the fight globally. Continue reading

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Pacquiao says Algieri a tough guy 2 boxers to ‘invade’ San Francisco, Los Angeles, NY


September 1, 2014
MANILA – World boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao and his American opponent Chris Algieri have started promoting their November 23 world welterweight title clash right at The Venetian Macao where the fight will be held.
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Arum tells Pacquiao to concentrate on boxing


August 16, 2014
Top Rank’s Bob Arum has warned world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao against going into basketball while not concentrating on boxing. Arum made the warning as Pacquiao readies for his Nov. 23 defense of the world welterweight crown. The Top Rank honcho said Pacquiao should not take his November fight for granted. Continue reading

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Pacquiao, Manalo to lead int’l invitational billiards tourney in September in GenSan


August 1, 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY – World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will lead the participants in the inaugural MP Gen San Tuna Festival International Open Doubles Billiards 10-Ball Tournament at the Pacman Stadium in General Santos City in Sept. 1-5. Continue reading

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