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Manny Pacquiao no big deal as cager »

Manny Pacquiao leaves Larry Rodriguez
of Blackwater completely unmarked in the first quarter. AUGUST DELACRUZ

BOCAUE, Bulacan—The novelty of Manny Pacquiao playing in the PBA was well-applauded Sunday, but the world’s only boxer to win titles in eight divisions realized—the hard way— that basketball is one sport he will find hard to excel in as a player. The 5-foot-6 Pacquiao got all the boost he needed from the record opening-day crowd at Philippine Arena here, playing close to seven minutes in starting out at the off-guard…

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Algieri can’t wait to face Pacquiao »

CARSON, California—After his title fight with Manny Pacquiao next month, Chris Algieri wants to play chess with the Filipino ring icon, too. Algieri said his plan is to basically break Pacquiao’s rhythm and that his mental approach to the sport will help him a lot in his bid to wrest the WBO welterweight fight on Nov. 23 in Macau. “Myself and my coaches put up a game plan and now we’re just…

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Pacquiao to miss Kia-Ginebra duel in next PBA game »

Manny Pacquiao of Kia Sorento at the Philippine Arena.
INQUIRER PHOTO/AUGUST DELA CRUZ

MANILA, Philippines-Kia Sorento playing coach Manny Pacquiao is set to miss his first game against perennial crowd darlings Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the 40th season of the PBA. With his fight against challenger Chris Algieri looming, Pacquiao decided to temporarily leave the Sorento on October 25 to focus on his boxing training. "I won't be playing with the team but my support would always be with them," Pacquaio said after his…

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