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Pacquiao finally meets challenger »

Manny Pacquiao, right, an 11-time boxing champion across eight weight divisions and now a member of the Philippines senate, speaks at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, April 27, 2017, about his coming bout against Australia's Jeff Horn, left. Their world title bout is scheduled for July 2. (AP Photo/John Pye)

  Promoter Bob Arum likened the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn collision for the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown on July 2 in Brisbane, Australia, to a young lion challenging the alpha male for control of the pride. “This fight certainly has that theme,” Arum told AP Wednesday, when Pacquiao, 38, and Horn, 29, met for the first time. The eight-division world champion admitted he didn’t know Horn at all. But Horn knows Pacquiao well. Since…

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Fans start fearing for Pacquiao »

Manny Pacquiao FILE PHOTO

Who faulted in Osaka? His handlers claim the physique of former world bantamweight boxing champion Marlon Tapales, 25, popped up ahead, thus causing him to fail in making the 118-pound limit for the WBO championship fight in Osaka on Sunday. That was hard to buy, because the disaster could’ve been prevented with clinical monitoring and stricter control. The fact that Tapales had been allowed to report in Osaka 10 lb…

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Pacquiao tells Horn: Work hard so we can entertain people »

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2016 file photo, Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, celebrates after defeating Jessie Vargas in their WBO welterweight title boxing match, in Las Vegas. Pacquiao will fight Australian Jeff Horn on July 2 at Brisbane’s 52,500-capacity Suncorp Stadium in a defense of Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

Even Manny Pacquiao himself admitted he hardly knows about his Australian challenger Jeff Horn, who is a former schoolteacher in Brisbane and unheralded boxer. Pacquiao arrived in Australia Monday (Manila time) to promote his fight against Horn, who holds a record of 16 wins, zero losses and a draw with 11 knockouts but hasn’t really faced an opponent that even comes close to the caliber of the Filipino ring superstar. “I don't…

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Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Manny Pacquiao 2
03/15/2008 LAS VEGAS
Winner by Split Dec: Pacquiao
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Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Manny Pacquiao
05/08/2004 LAS VEGAS, NV
Winner by Draw: DRAW
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