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Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction »

Manny Pacquiao's blood-stained shorts, which he wore during his fight and victory over Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand last April 12, 2014, was sold for P1.7 million in a Los Angeles auction. AP/Eric Jamison

MANILA, Philippines—  The shorts Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao wore in his victory over Timothy Bradley last weekend sold for $40,000 or at least P1, 750,000 in an auction in Los Angeles, a report said.   Entertainment site TMZ reported that Pacquiao's donation of his blood-stained fight night trunks were purchased by a "private bidder" at the auction in Victorino Noval in Beverly Hills.   Aside from the shorts, Pacquiao also donated his gloves…

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Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids »

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MANILA, Philippines—Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila before dawn of Good Friday.   According to reports, Pacquiao left Los Angeles with his family late Wednesday aboard a Philippines Airline flight. They arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 a little before 5 a.m.   The 35-year-old fighting congressman is headed straight home to General Santos City where his pregnant wife Jinkee and kids are waiting.   "I am looking forward to going home…

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Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17 »

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HOLLYWOOD—Manny Pacquiao sure is giving serious thought to this plan of making it to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He already has a jersey number picked out. “No. 17,” revealed the global boxing icon and congressman. Pacquiao’s birthday is Dec. 17. “I might play in the PBA with Kia,” Pacquiao told Filipino sportswriters, confirming a story that came out in a news outlet that one of the three expansion teams accepted by…

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My ideal weight is 140, declares Pacquiao »

PACQUIAO: I can still make 135. AP

HOLLYWOOD—The power of his punches remains the same, but bigger opponents can withstand their impact better. Manny Pacquiao admitted this Monday as he explained why he hasn’t scored a knockout in his last eight fights, two of which ended in losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012. After a long layoff due to that brutal sixth round knockout by Marquez, Pacquiao rebounded by ravaging Brandon Rios in Macau last…

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Freddie Roach: I’m satisfied; Manny Pacquiao did well »

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HOLLYWOOD—Manny Pacquiao may have failed to score a knockout win over Timothy Bradley but he did more than enough to satisfy his chief trainer, Freddie Roach. The six-time Trainer of the Year said he saw Pacquiao’s grim determination to finish off Bradley but the American was just too tough to nail on the canvas. Still, the convincing unanimous decision win was enough to make Roach happy. “I’m satisfied,” said Roach, who had hoped…

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After Pacquiao, BIR chief Henares runs after boxing fans »

BIR Commisioner Kim Henares INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Revenue commissioner Kim Henares has another target after bugging welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao about his undeclared tax liabilities – the boxing champion’s fans. This as the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) chief claimed even the gambling income among bettors during boxing bouts should be taxed. Gambling money under the National Internal Revenue Code is considered taxable. It’s just a matter of enforcing it, Henares said in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net…

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Manny Pacquiao: I’ll have everything back »

THE OLD FIRE’S BACK And Manny Pacquiao is only too happy about it. A confident Pacman grins at his cornermen in between rounds of his WBO title fight against Timothy Bradley at MGM Grand. AP

LAS VEGAS—Had Manny Pacquiao been given the go-signal by Freddie Roach, he would have gone all out to finish off Timothy Bradley Saturday night (Sunday in Manila). “I wanted to attack and attack, but my corner (Roach) prevented me,” Pacquiao told sportswriters on the customized bus emblazoned with his image that took him and his party back to Los Angeles on Sunday. “He feared that I might get caught by a sneaky…

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Vindication: A gentleman is born »

The first time Manny Pacquiao took a blazing right hand to the head from Mexican nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012, he jetted face down to the floor. The result was a lightless night journey, one of the most chilling knockouts in modern boxing. Pacquiao took a similar right to the face on Sunday, but he hung tough to finish strong and reclaim his stolen WBO welterweight crown by unanimous decision. His gaping…

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  • Manny Pacquiao's blood-stained shorts, which he wore during his fight and victory over Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand last April 12, 2014, was sold for P1.7 million in a Los Angeles auction. AP/Eric Jamison Leonisa Daga-as , 42, paddles a dug-out canoe at Lake Mihaba deep inside the Agusan marshland in the southern Philippines. Inset is 21-foot crocodile now called Lolong. AFP

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  • Timothy Bradley (R) and Manny Pacquiao battle during their 12 round World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pacquiao won by unanimous decision. AP Leonisa Daga-as , 42, paddles a dug-out canoe at Lake Mihaba deep inside the Agusan marshland in the southern Philippines. Inset is 21-foot crocodile now called Lolong. AFP

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  • Timothy Bradley, left, trades blows with Manny Pacquiao in their WBO welterweight title boxing bout Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in Las Vegas. AP Leonisa Daga-as , 42, paddles a dug-out canoe at Lake Mihaba deep inside the Agusan marshland in the southern Philippines. Inset is 21-foot crocodile now called Lolong. AFP

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