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Bob Arum visits Senate; confirms Pacquiao’s fight in Nov. 5

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Aug. 10 (PNA) – Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has found valid reason to ask to suspend for few minutes the Senate session on Wednesday. ”Mr. President, I would like to ask for one minute suspension to allow our colleagues to take photo opportunity with our...
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Duterte extends lead in latest ABS-CBN survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte continued to surge ahead in a pre-presidential election survey conducted days before his controversial remarks about an Australian rape victim. Duterte kept the lead with 32 percent in the latest ABS-CBN survey conducted by...
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Will this be the last one for Manny?

Will Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao end his illustrious boxing career with a big bang or will he fall flat on his face in the canvas? We will know the answer this Saturday when Pacquiao and his one-time “conqueror”, Timothy Bradley, square off at the MGM Grand Hotel and...
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Pacquiao would love to fight for PHL at Rio Olympics

Manila, Philippines | AFP   – Boxing great Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday it would be an honour to fight for the Philippines at this year’s Rio Olympics, where professional fighters could be allowed to compete for the first time. The eight-time world champion said he had be...
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Pacquiao ‘not bothered’ by DQ threat

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Jabbed by possible disqualification in the May senatorial race, and swarmed by global outrage at his LGBT comments, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao still appears unperturbed. “I’m not bothered, that’s the world. I mean, Jesus lives in me so I’m always happy,”...
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Pacquiao to fight Bradley in April: Arum

By Rebecca Bryan Los Angeles, United States | AFP | – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on April 9 in Las Vegas to take on Timothy Bradley for a third time, promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday. Top Rank promotions chief Arum confirmed to AFP that the bout...
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Pacquiao names four possible opponents for farewell fight

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite claiming that there are ongoing negotiations for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao did not mention the brash American as a possible opponent for his farewell fight. Pacquiao, 36, also trimmed down his choices to four names and excluded...
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Pacquiao invokes God, will ‘win’ over Mayweather

By Joel GUINTO Manila, Philippines (AFP) Tuesday 4/28/2015 – Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is confident he can beat American arch-rival Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on Saturday with the power of God, after abandoning a life he said was packed with sin condemning him to...
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Manny Pacquiao: So faithful

All he aspired for when he was starting his boxing career was to be the champion of the Philippines. But after two decades in the sport, Manny Pacquiao has become not only his beloved nation’s champ; but also a well-respected world boxing record-holder – the first and only...
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Stop blabbing and fight me, Pacquiao tells Mayweather

GENERAL SANTOS (AFP) – Philippine boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao threw down a fresh challenge to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday, daring the American world champion to “fight me” instead of setting terms that could torpedo the dream bout. “He’s all talk. Until now he has not...