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Pacquiao plays down presidency talk, eyes on beating Broner

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao played down reports linking him to a bid for the presidency of the Philippines on Wednesday, insisting he remained solely focused on the twilight of his boxing career. The 40-year-old boxer, already a member of the Philippines Senate, has been repeatedly linked to a future run for the presidency […]

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Pacquiao remains on the go

By Nick Giongco Before heading off to a Filipiniana event at Staples Center, Manny Pacquiao went the whole nine yards in training at the Wild Card Boxing Club.

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Broner, Pacquiao’s foe, also fighting 2 sexual charges

By Nick Giongco While getting ready to fight Manny Pacquiao on Jan. 19 in Las Vegas, Adrien Broner is also preparing to ward off two fights outside the ring. TMZ reported over the weekend that Broner has two scheduled courtroom dates on Jan. 7 (Jan. 8 in Manila) in two separate US states for allegations […]

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Why Broner will lose to Pacquiao

If there is one person who knows how to prepare a fighter against American multi-division world champion Adrien Broner, it has to be ace trainer Robert Garcia.

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Nietes breaks down hardest fights

By Nick Giongco Donnie Nietes doesn’t consider his landmark win over Japanese Kazuto Ioka in Macau for his fourth world crown as the most difficult and challenging in his close to 19-year career. Nietes, who acquired the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight title with a split decision on New Year’s Eve, points to two fights […]

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Pacquiao eyes knockout win against Broner

By Nick Giongco Manny Pacquiao says his near decade-long knockout spell has almost made him forget about the thrill of scoring a stoppage. Unable to post a knockout since 2009 until he brutalized Argentine Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia in July last year, Pacquiao is aiming to keep his renewed zest for ring savagery going when […]

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