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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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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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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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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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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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Lawsuit Seeks $5 Million from Pacquiao for Not Disclosing Shoulder Injury

posted by Randall

Manny PacquiaoA lawsuit has been filed against Manny Pacquiao for not disclosing he had a shoulder injury going into the so called fight of the century. reports ESPN

The class action lawsuit filed by two boxing fans contends people were mislead into paying a hundred dollars for watch on pay per view, thousands of dollars to … Read more

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NY Times: Floyd Mayweather Plays Role of Darth Vader

posted by Randall

Floyd MayweatherYou won’t find too many undefeated champs that manage to get booed, but Floyd Mayweather (48 – 0) has that distinction.

The New York Times describes the atmosphere at the MGM in Las Vegas as more like what you would expect at Manny Pacquiao’s home country of the Philippines and not in Las Vegas, under … Read more

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