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Pacquiao shows punching power, drops Algieri six times »

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S. right, falls after he got a punch from WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he desperately craved, battering Algieri around the ring Sunday on his way to a decision win in a lopsided welterweight title fight. AP

  MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao’s knockout drought may have to be extended for another year but his masterful handling of the taller Chris Algieri showed that his fists still pack explosives. Pacquiao’s last stoppage was five years ago when he scored a TKO win over Miguel Cotto. Since then, skeptics have begun to question his punching power. The champion responded by dropping Algieri six times through 10 rounds of their 12-round fight,…

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Palace lauds Pacquiao as ‘wellspring of inspiration’ in win over Algieri »

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S. right, falls after he got a punch from WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he desperately craved, battering Algieri around the ring Sunday on his way to a decision win in a lopsided welterweight title fight. AP

  MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang praised Filipino boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for dominating American boxer Chris Algieri in their fight in Macau Sunday. “We join the Filipino nation in celebrating the triumph of Congressman Manny Pacquiao over Chris Algieri in Macau,” said Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said in a statement. “Strength, grit, and courage were written all over his face and demeanor throughout the fight. With every punch that scored, millions…

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Pacquiao shows class against Algieri, retains WBO belt »

Manny Pacquiao, Chris Algieri

  MANILA, Philippines — It was a masterful showing of boxing from Manny Pacquiao as he dominated challenger Chris Algieri to retain his World Boxing Organization Welterweight Championship during the “Hungry for Glory” at the Cotai Arena inside The Venetian Macao Sunday afternoon.   Pacquiao showed Algieri that he belonged to a different class with a convincing unanimous decision victory with two judges scoring 119-103 and the third judge having it 120-102.   Algieri was…

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Pacquiao ends 12th in convincing fashion »

Manny Pacquiao Chris Algieri

MANILA, Philippines--An accidental headbutt from Manny Pacquiao hit Chris Algieri but the two brushed it off at the start of the final round. Algieri had to score a knockout but Pacquiao was still in charge as he continued his offensive onslaught, pinning the American to the ropes once more. Pacquiao, with no sign of fatigue in him, still rode his momentum which started at the opening bell landing several combinations to the…

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Algieri backpedals as the 11th round ends »

Manny Pacquiao Chris Algieri

MANILA, Philippines--Chris Algieri tapped his reserve winds and threw a combination to Manny Pacquiao at the start of the 11th round. Another episode of Algieri's backpedals but Pacquiao wanted a fight as the champion closed in on the American and landed another left straight. Pacquiao acknowledged Algieri's efforts as chants of "Manny! Manny!" from the thousands of fans in Cotai Arena showered the Filipino. And it's a clinic for Pacquiao as the fight…

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Algieri tastes the mat again in the 10th »

Manny Pacquiao Chris Algieri

MANILA, Philippines--Chris Algieri fought back early in the 10th round but Manny Pacquiao looked as clean as a whistle. Pacquiao then stepped up his offense once again pinning Algieri to the ropes. Algieri kept the distance with jabs but Pacquiao closed in and landed a massive punch to the face of the New Yorker. A massive uppercut came from Algieri but only the air between the boxers felt the pain from the throw. Algieri…

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Algieri falls flat on his back in round 9 »

Manny Pacquiao Chris Algieri

MANILA, Philippines--The last single-digit round commenced with both fighters immediately going to the offensive at the sound of the bell. Mosquito punch for Manny Pacquiao and the American Chris Algieri also threw a light punch as well. Algieri landed three punches to the head of Pacquiao but the champion looked as fresh as ever. Pacquiao landed a left straight and Algieri fell flat on his back but continued the fight and received three…

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A slow round 8 but Algieri still on the defensive »

Manny Pacquiao, Chris Algieri

MANILA, Philippines--Manny Pacquiao acknowledged that Chris Algieri can still manage to go toe-to-toe with him but the Filipino immediately followed it up with a two-punch combo. A slower pace from Pacquiao compared to the previous two rounds but Algieri still backpedaled with the American landing a right straight to the face of the champion. Algieri told the referee that a low blow hit him but the man in charge of the ring…

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  • WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S. right, falls after he got a punch from WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he desperately craved, battering Algieri around the ring Sunday on his way to a decision win in a lopsided welterweight title fight. 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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