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Roach says Pacquiao is tired »

Caption: Manny Pacquiao and Hall of Fane trainer Freddie Roach laugh at the custom-made speed ball that has Floyd Mayweather's face on it. AP

There’s a jumpy twist in the otherwise energetic preparations of Manny Pacquiao for his world welterweight title challenge in Las Vegas on Nov. 5. This concern was delivered by trainer Freddie Roach and promoter Bob Arum themselves. First, Arum confided he was not confident if Pacquiao can continue to manage his career in the Senate with his career in boxing. Then, in his turn, Roach said Pacquiao appeared tired in training. * *…

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Tax lien on Pacquiao assets stays, court rules »

Manny Pacquiao at the meeting of top-level sports executives on Thursday at Century Park Hotel. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/

The tax lien on the properties of Sen. Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee stays.   This after the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) put on hold its resolution of Pacquiao’s bid to have the tax liens lifted, until the preliminary hearing into the main tax case shall have been terminated.   “Petitioner’s motion to lift notices of tax lien annotated on properties registered in the name of petitioners is held in abeyance until…

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Pacman builds up power punches »


BUBOY Fernandez is well over 200 pounds, but the extra weight hardly helped minimize the impact of Manny Pacquiao’s power punches when they did the mitts yesterday. As usual, Fernandez’s palms and wrists turned red and ached owing to the speed and velocity with which the Senator Pacquiao unloaded his punches, including three solid blows to his bosom buddy’s mid-section. Fernandez, who supervises Pacquiao’s training pending the arrival of chief trainer Freddie…

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Let’s watch Manny’s next title fight »

IT COULD all seem like an open shot on the hardcourt, not from the three-point area, but from the foul line—two to make only one. Manny Pacquiao is a solid overwhelming favorite in his challenge to WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas on Nov. 5. The bout has received, and continues to receive, adverse publicity after HBO bluntly refused to distribute it on pay-per-view. HBO has called the title bout…

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Lukewarm Las Vegas welcome for Pacquiao »


Las Vegas has polished its image as the boxing capital of the planet one championship fight at a time, although Glitter Gulch appears not too ecstatic about a forthcoming world title bout. That’s on Nov. 5 when Manny Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division champion, ends a short-lived retirement from the ring to challenge American Jessie Vargas for the WBO welterweight belt. The fight venue says it all. It is not going to be at…

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Bargain tickets for Pacquiao’s Vargas fight »

SEN. MANNY Pacquiao was placed in the unrestricted free agent list of the PBA’s Mahindra team before he flew to Los Angeles for his one-stop press conference with his foe Jessie Vargas on Sept. 9 at Beverly Hills Hotel.   Vargas, not the fans’ choice for the Pacman’s comeback fight, is defending his WBO welterweight title against the Filipino icon at Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Nov. 5.   As a…

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You want Mayweather vs Pacquiao again? »

Manny Pacquiao claimed he was not underestimating Jessie Vargas, but punctuated the press conference in California yesterday for their WBO welterweight championship by again taunting Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a rematch. There was nothing of significance served about the Nov. 5 title bout, and what came up as press con main course was an offer by Pacquiao to put his desired rematch with Mayweather to a vote. It could not be determined…

3 weeks ago / Read More »
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