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Mayweather diehard Bieber eats pride, poses with Pacquiao for photo op »

Manny Pacquiao. AP PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Even the most ardent hater would succumb to the Manny Pacquiao’s brand of charisma. Stare-downs or awkward silence might be the least to expect when Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and diehard Floyd Mayweather Jr. supporter Justin Bieber collide, but it was the Filipino’s star that shone brighter. And it looked like the Biebs’ mockery of the Pacman could have been thrown away when the pop star posed with a photograph with the…

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Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao? »

Manny Pacquiao. AP

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao’s next fight won’t be at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. And chances are, it will be held outside the glitzy desert city. This developed following a falling out between Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, and MGM Grand that was triggered by what Arum described as the gaming giant’s shoddy promotional treatment of the recent Pacquiao-Bradley 2. Arum, chief of Top Rank Promotions, lashed at MGM executives after…

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Former Pacquiao sparmate Porter keeps IBF title »

Shawn Porter, the former sparring partner of superstar Manny Pacquiao, knocked out the veteran Paulie Malignaggi Saturday night (Sunday in Manila) in the fourth round to retain his International Boxing Federation welterweight crown at DC Armory in Washington, District of Columbia. Porter, who helped Pacquiao prepare for Miguel Cotto in 2009, raised his record to 24-0-1 with 15 knockouts. Malignaggi dropped to 33-3 with 7 KOs.…

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What Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather could do »

This is not likely to happen given the large throngs of people that surround them. But here’s an option that eight-time world champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. could do to get that fight we all want to see happen. Since Pacquiao announced in the postfight press conference—after he masterfully out boxed Timothy Bradley—that his phone line is open 24/7, Mayweather makes the call and sets up a meeting. Manny…

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Pacquiao courtesy call to Aquino set for Monday »

Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao pays a courtesy call on President Aquino in Malacañang on Dec. 18. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III will finally come face-to-face with boxing icon and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao on Monday for a customary courtesy call after the new World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterwaeight champion’s win last April 12.   The President’s schedule sent to media on Sunday afternoon showed that Pacquiao’s courtesy call is scheduled for 1 p.m. on April 21.   Palace spokespersons earlier said the meeting was already being arranged and…

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Pacquiao top Mayweather contender »

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. FILE PHOTOS

With his clear victory over Timothy Bradley in their grudge rematch on Saturday in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao vaulted back as top contender to American Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the latest pound-for-pound rankings of Ring Magazine in the welterweight division. Pacquiao rebounded from seventh to fourth overall in the list, trailing Mayweather, World Boxing Association super middleweight champion Andre Ward, also of the US, and unified heavyweight titlist Wladimir Klitscho of…

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‘Pacquiao a great ambassador for basketball’ »

PBA Media Bureau head Willie Marcial said his office has been receiving calls and e-mails trying to confirm the veracity of a report that came out recently announcing that “People’s Champ” Manny Pacquiao will suit up for Columbia Autocar Corporation (Kia), one of the three new teams accepted by the league for the incoming season. The PBA has no answer for the curious.   “We cannot make a confirmation or issue a denial…

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