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Arum, Hearn battling to promote Pacquiao

Arum, Hearn battling to promote Pacquiao

Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum arrived in General Santos City on a private plane Friday morning to discuss the future with Manny Pac­quiao.

Nietes, Palicte  size each other up

By Nick Giongco Pound-for-pound entry Donnie Nietes finally came face-to-face with a major roadblock to his quest for a fourth world title in as many weight categories yesterday in Los Angeles. The 5-foot-2 Nietes didn’t freeze at the sheer sight of a young and hungry lion in the 5-foot-7 Aston Palicte, whose head looked like […]

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Pacquiao Cup in Mandaue

Mandaue City is set to host some 137 boxers from all over the country in the national championships of the Philippine Sports Commission-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup set Sept. 7 to 10. “Since we will be having boxers from Luzon and Mindanao, we chose to do it in the Visayas region, particularly Mandaue City, to play […]

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Pacquiao lauds SBP decision

By Nick Giongco Manny Pacquiao welcomed the decision of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) to give in to the call for the inclusion of the men’s basketball team to the 2018 Asian Games that gets going in Indonesia in less than two weeks. “Very good decision for all of us to have (a basketball) […]

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Mexican eyed  to challenge  Pinoy champ

Alejandro Santiago Barrios of Mexico is being eyed to challenge International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight king Jerwin Ancajas on Sept. 29 in Temecula, California. Barrios, who hails from the border town of Tijuana, has a 16-2-4 win-loss-draw record with seven KOs. To be promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc., the Ancajas headliner will mark […]

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ESPN extends ties with Arum

Top Rank Boxing will air on ESPN for at least seven more years. The network and the promoter announced Thursday that they had agreed to a contract that will run through August 2025. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The contract replaces a four-year pact the two signed last summer. It calls for ESPN […]

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