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Pacquiao: ‘One last fight’ before May polls; hints retirement »


  People’s champ and Sarangani Representative Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao said he was ready to retire from boxing to concentrate on politics and "helping the people."   Asked in a televised interview whether he was retiring from boxing, Pacquiao said “Ready na siguro [to hang up the gloves] dahil 20 years na ako sa boxing.” (I am probably ready because I have been boxing for 20 years)   But the Filipino boxing legend refused to categorically…

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Pacquiao: I knew I would lose one month before Mayweather fight »

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People’s champ and Sarangani Representative Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao said that he knew he would lose to Floyd Mayweather one month before the fight.   “One month before the fight nanaginip ako na natalo ako sa decision. Tapos malabo ang decision. May problema,” (I dreamt that I lost the decision. The decision was unclear. There was a problem) said Pacquiao, who is estimated to have earned $80 million to $120 million (P3.52 to…

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Pacquiao gracing World Boxing tilt in Doha »

Manny Pacquiao arrives at the fan rally at the Convention Center of Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, 28 April 2015. PHOTO BY REM ZAMORA

DOHA—Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao will attend the World Boxing Championships which got underway Monday at Ezdan Hotel and Suites here. The confirmation of Pacquiao’s attendance was announced by Dr. Ching-Kuo-Wu, president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) during his meeting with National Federation heads from 73 countries. Wu said he relayed his invitation to Pacquiao through Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) executive director Ed Picson, who brought the…

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Asia Society bestows top award to Pacquiao in NY »


Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will be the top award recipient during the Asia Society Game Changer Awards Dinner and Celebration at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Oct. 13. The eight-division world champion will be honored as the 2015 Asia Game Changer of the Year by the global nonprofit organization, founded in 1956 by John Rockefeller III, that aims to forge closer ties between Asia and the West. Pacquiao, Sarangani…

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PBA veterans power Pacquiao-backed Aguilas team in ABL »

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  Manny Pacquiao and the Powervit Pilipinas Aguilas are putting together the strongest team possible in the Asean Basketball League. The Filipino boxing icon will take a reserve role in his PBA ballclub to play for the Aguilas when the 2015 ABL season kicks off Oct. 29, according to Powervit Aguilas team manager Bien Orillo. READ: Pacquiao could see action for Aguilas team in ABL Dick Balajadia, owner of Powervit, said two-time PBA MVP…

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‘Very good’ progress on right shoulder, says Pacquiao after MRI »


Manny Pacquiao’s road to recovery from shoulder surgery is going as planned. In an Instagram post, Pacquiao was seen undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as part of a follow-up check up for his right shoulder. READ: Pacquiao ‘talking to people’ for possible fight in PH “Thank you to all the doctors. Very good progress,” the eight-division boxing champion wrote. “Glory to God. Successful MRI on my shoulder.” Pacquiao went under the knife to repair…

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Khan pacesetter in Pacquiao derby, says Arum »

Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan. File photos

Briton Amir Khan is now the pacesetter in the race for Manny Pacquiao’s opponent next year. Bob Arum, Pacquiao’s promoter, revealed this to Telegraph Sport Saturday, stressing that he’s negotiating with Khan’s uncle and his lawyer, Robert Davis, and no other boxer at the moment. If both sides come to terms, the welterweight fight, Pacquiao’s first after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May and having arthroscopic surgery for a rotator cuff…

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