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Pacquiao to spend P295M to build worship house in General Santos »

Manny Pacquiao. AP FILE PHOTO

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – World champion and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao has formally announced that he has set aside around P295 million ($US6.7 million) out of his earnings from boxing for the construction of a house of worship here.   Pacquiao, a born again Christian, told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that the five-hectare lot alone, on which, the church would rise would cost P95 million.   “I owe to God everything that I…

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Pacquiao responds to Mayweather’s taunt: Fight me »

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvdK1Gj_zxY MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao was all serious when Floyd Mayweather joked about him on Instagram. Pacquiao said Thursday at the Intercontinental in Makati that Mayweather should stop with all the nonsense and fight him. "If I'm that easily knocked out then he should fight me," Pacquiao said smiling. Mayweather posted on Instagram a video of Pacquiao getting knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez. "Madali pala akong patulugin." (I get knocked out easily). Pacquiao, though,…

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Purefoods KOs KIA, Pacquiao »

Coach Manny Pacquiao of KIA. PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

[embed width="640" height="480"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgRDv3t3CF0[/embed] ANTIPOLO, Philippines—Defending champion Purefoods encountered a very inspired and tough KIA Motors side last night, needing more than three quarters to shake off the Sorento before pounding out an 88-77 victory for its fourth straight win in the PBA Philippine Cup at Ynares Center.   The Star Hotshots scored just 34 first half points but dropped 37 on the Sorento in the fourth to rise to 5-3 and stay mathematically…

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Pacquiao fight vs Algieri ‘boring, a mismatch’ »

Political adviser Pastor “Boy” Saycon and Purefoods diehard Farley Aguila, who both flew to Macau this weekend for “Clash in Cotai II” featuring eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao against Chris Algieri, went home a bit disappointed, just like many others, I suppose, who spent a huge sum of money expecting to witness a bruising fight between two warriors.   “It was boring. It was a mismatch,” said Farley, who was still in…

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Look who compromised Yankee honor »

There was one brief, shining moment in Macau last Sunday when Chris Algieri strutted out, boots on the ground, and started firing sharply in the direction of Manny Pacquiao at mid-ring after the bell signaling the 11th round had been rung. Algieri was suddenly a fearless warrior, shooting firm and mean, daring to stand within hitting distance.   It was the first time in his scheduled 12-round duel with Manny Pacquiao that…

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Pacquiao returns to Kia sidelines but not on the court »

Coach Manny Pacquiao of KIA. PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

[embed width="600" height="344"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgRDv3t3CF0[/embed] Video by INQUIRER.net's Ryan Leagogo       RIZAL, Philippines — Kia Sorento playing-coach Manny Pacquiao was in complete uniform and even participated in the shootaround prior to their game against the Purefoods Hotshots on Wednesday. The sellout crowd at the Ynares Center in Antipolo expected Pacquiao to play his second PBA game but it never happened with the Fighter of the Decade opting not to field himself in. The 35-year-old boxing icon, fresh…

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Pacquiao laments Kia’s conditioning in loss to Purefoods »

Manny Pacquiao PBA appreciation with PBA Commissioner Atty. Chito Salud and Antipolo City Mayor Junjun Ynares. PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

[embed width="600" height="344"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgRDv3t3CF0[/embed] Video by INQUIRER.net's Ryan Leagogo       RIZAL, Philippines — Kia playing-coach Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday rued his team's conditioning following its loss to Purefoods. The Sorento stayed in step with the heavily-favored Hotshots through three quarters and even led by nine late in the third period. But the fourth quarter was a different story for Kia, which allowed only 34 points in the first half but gave up 38 points in the…

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Purefoods delivers KO punch in 4th, staggers Kia to another loss »

Mark Barroca of Purefoods (dark) vs Eder Saldua of KIA (light). NUKI SABIO/PBA

[embed width="600" height="344"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgRDv3t3CF0[/embed] Video by INQUIRER.net's Ryan Leagogo       RIZAL, Philippines — Purefoods Star needed a big run in the fourth quarter to beat an inspired Kia side, 88-77, in the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday night at the Ynares Center in Antipolo. The Hotshots went on a 23-6 run to highlight their blistering fourth quarter, where they scored 38 points alone to break loose from the Sorento, who got a major boost with…

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