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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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Pacman may fight in Hong Kong

By Nick Giongco Asia seems to be the leading candidate to host Manny Pacquiao’s ring return, the South China Morning Post reported yesterday. Quoting Arnold Vegafria, Pacquiao’s business manager for entertainment, the Middle East, a Southeast Asian City and even Hong Kong, could end up hosting the Filipino great’s next fight following his emphatic win […]

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Amir feels he ‘Khan’ beat Pacman

By Nick Giongco Amir Khan is not only interested in facing Manny Pacquiao; the British fighter wants to beat him as well. Khan and Pacquiao, fresh from crowning himself as World Boxing Association welterweight king, used to be stablemates when Freddie Roach was still training them. But Khan insists that while they develop some kind […]

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Pacquiao, not Bob Arum, will call the shots

By Nick Giongco Following the rousing success of his fight in Malaysia, Manny Pacquiao declared yesterday that he will be the one calling the shots as to plans to stage his next fight. “I, through MP Promotions, will be handling any and all negotiations for my next fight. Nobody is authorized to speak on my […]

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Arum unfazed by MP’s heart issue

By Nick Giongco Despite reports saying that Manny Pacquiao has medical issues, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum is travelling to Manila early next month to discuss with the Filipino legend two possible fights. Obviously unaffected by Pacquiao’s condition, Arum told the Bulletin that Top Rank mainstays Terence Crawford and Vasyl Lomachenko are attractive matchups. […]

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I didn’t quit  – Matthysse

By Nick Giongco Fallen Argentine fighter Lucas Matthysse received widespread criticisms when he returned to his homeland after losing the WBA welterweight crown to Manny Pacquiao in Malaysia over the weekend. Speaking to Hispanic fight scribe Elisinio Castillo upon his arrival in Argentina, Matthysse lashed out at his detractors, vehemently denying that he quit in […]

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