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I am wiser at 40 – Pacquiao

GENERAL SANTOS (AFP) – Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said he is “stronger and faster” than ever ahead of his world title defence as he threw a lavish party with thousands of guests and a mass giveaway to mark his 40th birthday. A car, pickup trucks and appliances were raffled off and President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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More PH pugs to fight in US

By Nick Giongco As promised, Manny Pacquiao’s MP Promotions has opened the doors for other Filipino fighters to showcase their wares on US soil. Joe Ramos, assigned by Pacquiao to run his outfit, told the Bulletin that top Filipino fighters, including ex-world bantamweight champion Marlon Tapales, will figure in a crucial bout in February. Pacquiao’s […]

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Elorde faces Thai tonight

World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific Champion Mig Elorde headlines another blockbuster boxing event tonight when he faces veteran Artid Bamrungauea of Thailand in a scheduled 10 round fight at the Grandballroom of the Elorde Sports Center in Sucat Road, Parañaque. The first fight starts at 6 p.m. The young Elorde, rated No. 3 by the […]

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Broner determined to shock the world

By Nick Giongco Manny Pacquiao is in for a mega jolt when he steps into the ring against Adrien Broner on Jan. 19 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “He’s preparing to shock the world,” Kevin Cunningham, lead trainer of Broner, told boxingscene, from their training camp in West Palm Beach, Florida. “AB (Adrien […]

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Pacquiao: Listen to  your body

By Nick Giongco While admitting that his odometer is loaded with too many miles, Manny Pacquiao remains engrossed in training and treats his Jan. 19 showdown with Adrien Broner as if he is taking on “King Kong”. “When you start to age, you listen to your body,” Pacquiao told a few scribes after his final […]

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Broner nears peak form

By Nick Giongco As Manny Pacquiao turns up the heat in his Manila training camp, Adrien Broner is doing the same thing in West Palm Beach in Florida as the two punchers prepare to lock horns for Jan. 19 in Las Vegas. Broner, who challenges Pacquiao in the Filipino star’s first defense of the World […]

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