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Pacquiao  joins forces  with Haymon

By Nick Giongco World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight king Manny Pacquiao wants to ride into the sunset with a bang. Formally declaring his alliance with Al Haymon, the influential adviser of Floyd Mayweather, Pacquiao expressed his desire to close out his career under the same outfit that handles Mayweather. “I’m very excited about this new […]

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Broner to Pacquiao: Come and get me

Adrien Broner, the handpicked foe of Manny Pacquiao on Jan. 19, has responded to the Filipino star’s revelation that they are bound to square off in Las Vegas. “Come get what you looking for,” Broner wrote on his social media account following Pacquiao’s announcement that he is returning to the ring next year. The MGM […]

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Ancajas, Thai star in unification fight?

By Nick Giongco A crucial meeting in Las Vegas this Saturday will decide if it is feasible to stage a unification fight starring Thai titleholder Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Filipino titlist Jerwin Ancajas early next year. Globetrotting boxing man Sean Gibbons, who represents International Boxing Federation ruler Ancajas, disclosed that Arum of Top Rank Inc. […]

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Broner no pushover

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Broner no pushover

By Nick Giongco Adrien Broner isn’t a mere bump in the road for Manny Pacquiao. The American puncher is actually a major stumbling block for Pacquiao, whose World Boxing Association welterweight crown will be on the line when they face on Jan. 12 or 19 probably in Las Vegas. Parading a 33-3-1 win-loss-draw record with […]

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Before Floyd rematch, Pacquiao meets Broner

World welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will have his hands full when he clashes with American four-division titleholder Adrien Broner on Jan. 12 or Jan. 19 with Las Vegas as the most likely site. Pacquiao’s fight with Broner is being set up as a prelude to a rematch with one-time tormentor Floyd Mayweather as Broner and […]

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Floyd says fight with Russian star will happen

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Former world welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather insisted Wednesday he plans to fight mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian’s victory over Conor McGregor. In comments to the TMZ Sports website, Mayweather was adamant that a fight with Nurmagomedov was “happening” provided it took place in the boxing ring. […]

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