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Jul 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Pacquiao Fans Ready to Move On after WBO Scoring Review Backs Horn

Pacquiao Fans Ready to Move On after WBO Scoring Review Backs Horn

posted by Randall

Pacquiao HornA scoring review by five independent judges has backed the controversial scoring decision handing Jeff Horn a unanimous win over Manny Pacquiao in the WBO Welterweight title fight.

Fans of Pacquiao reacted with relative silence and, at least on social media, appear to have accepted the decision.

The scoring review gave Jeff Horn backers a … Read more

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Jul 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Scoring of Pacquiao – Horn Fight to be Reviewed

Scoring of Pacquiao – Horn Fight to be Reviewed

posted by Randall

Pacquiao Horn
 
Manny Pacquiao could get a bit of redemption following his upset defeat this weekend against Jeff Horn for the welterweight world title.
 
The unanimous decision by three judges in favor of Horn has been widely criticized.
 
Now the Sydney Morning Herald is reporting the World Boxing Organization has agreed to re-score the … Read more

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Jun 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao to Face Australian Challenger Jeff Horn

Filipino Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao to Face Australian Challenger Jeff Horn

posted by Olivia Wolf

Manny Pacquiao

A long awaited boxing match between Filipino welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Australian challenger Jeff Horn will take place at the “Battle of Brisbane” on July second, reports BBC.

 

The event will be held at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, which is expected to be filled with over 50,000 spectators. More than 150 countries … Read more

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Nov 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Pacquiao Ignites Talk of Rematch with Mayweather after Defeat of Vargas. Donaire Loses Title

Pacquiao Ignites Talk of Rematch with Mayweather after Defeat of Vargas. Donaire Loses Title

posted by Louis Chan

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
No story of Manny Pacquiao is ever complete without speculation of a fight with Floyd Mayweather.
 

With Mayweather sitting at ringside in Las Vegas, Pacquiao defeated Jesse Vargas by unanimous decision Saturday night for the WBO Welterweight title.
 

Immediately speculation turned to whether a … Read more

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Nov 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Pacquiao and Donaire Fighting the Same Night

Pacquiao and Donaire Fighting the Same Night

posted by Randall

Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire

Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire on the same card at last.


By Ed Diokno
 
For the first time, Filipino fighters Manny Pacquiao and Nonito “Flash” Donaire, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, will be on the same Las Vegas boxing card this Saturday, Nov. 5.

 
Having two of the most exciting fighters … Read more

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Why Asians Felt a Kinship to the Late Muhammad Ali

posted by Louis Chan
Muhammed Ali v Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manila in 1975

Muhammed Ali v Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manila in 1975

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

From the classic Thrilla in Manila in 1975 to his visit to South Korea to his worldwide charisma and courage to stand up in opposition to the Vietnam War and oppression of the underclass, Muhammad Ali, 74, … Read more

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Apr 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Was This the Last Fight for Manny Pacquiao

Was This the Last Fight for Manny Pacquiao

posted by Randall

 

Manny PacquiaoBy Ed Diokno

Manny Pacquiao left no doubt in the third and tie-breaking fight with Timothy Bradley Jr. The Filipino boxer won a unanimous decision in his fight last night in Las Vegas, 116-110 by all three judges.

Even though Pacquiao announced that this would be his last fight, his performance was so dominant … Read more

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Apr 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Phil Star: Aides Stop Assault Attempt on Manny Pacquiao

Phil Star: Aides Stop Assault Attempt on Manny Pacquiao

posted by Randall

Manny PacquiaoWitnesses say a man tried to assault boxing champion and Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao before the boxer’s aides stopped the attack, reports the Philippine Star.

The attempted attacked happened Sunday in Los Angeles as Pacquiao was leaving a Japanese restaurant.
Abac Cordero reported about the incident in a number of tweets after 10 p.m. … Read more

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Feb 18, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on New York Post: Nike dumps Manny Pacquiao for Homophobic Statements

New York Post: Nike dumps Manny Pacquiao for Homophobic Statements

posted by Susan Chang
Manny Pacquiao

Photo by Michael Howard

The physics of boxing: for every blow, there’s an equal and opposite blow

Soon-to-retire boxer Manny Pacquiao received a blow from Nike for homophobic statements he made this week.

Nike, the apparel company that created a special logo for Pacquiao, ended its more than eight-year endorsement deal with the boxer, Read more

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Feb 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on BBC: Pacquiao Apologizes for Calling Gays “Worse than Animals”

BBC: Pacquiao Apologizes for Calling Gays “Worse than Animals”

posted by Randall

Manny Pacquiao
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has apologized for saying homosexuals are “worse than animals,” reports BBC.

The champion fighter who also is an elected member of the Philippines House of Representatives is running for the Senate.

In a televised interview with TV5 in his home country, Pacquiao said “It’s common sense. Will you see … Read more

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