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Pacquiao conqueror Horn wins top Aussie award »

SYDNEY—Boxer Jeff Horn's stunning upset of Filipino great Manny Pacquiao has earned him one of Australia's top sporting honors as the most inspirational athlete of the year.   The unheralded 29-year-old stunned the boxing world with a unanimous 12-round decision over Pacquiao in Brisbane on July 2 in a hotly contested result that rattled the Philippines.   READ: Horn stuns Pacquiao for unanimous decision win   In recognition, he walked away with 'The Don' award at…

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Who’s Genesis Servania; what is he up to? »

On Wednesday, there was a report saying Manny Pacquiao might still fight this year. Not in Brisbane, not in the Philippines. Pacquiao, the report said, could end up clashing with Amir Khan in Dubai. Meanwhile, Pacquiao’s rematch with Jeff Horn, who took away the Filipino superhero’s WBO welterweight crown last July, has been stalled. Veteran promoter Bob Arum, calling Pacquiao-Horn 2 dormant, said they are planning to put up Horn in a…

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Pacquiao fight in Dubai looms »

  There’s a possibility that Manny Pacquiao will fight before the year ends. And, if ever, it’s not going to be in Manila, but in Dubai. According to a Team Pacquiao insider, the senator has given the go-signal for representatives of a group based in the United Arab Emirates to proceed with the promotion involving him and a boxer of his choice. The Inquirer source said Pacquiao advisers would be going to Dubai…

4 weeks ago / Read More »
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