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Pacquiao rolls back years to stop Matthysse

Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday — the 39-year-old Filipino icon’s first win inside the distance since 2009.

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Moment of truth: Pacquiao battles Matthysse for WBA title

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Manny Pacquiao won’t hesitate to turn the lights out of Lucas Matthysse the moment he sees even the slightest opening in his bid to capture the Argentine slugger’s World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight crown today at the Axiata Arena. Pacquiao (39-6-2 with 38 KOs), looking cool, calm and collected […]

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SENSE OF FEAR: De La Hoya says Pacquiao remains dangerous

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Oscar De La Hoya feels a sense of fear whenever he is reminded of how Manny Pacquiao conducts the boxing end of his life. Days before Paquiao attempts to unseat Lucas Matthysse in their World Boxing Association welterweight title fight at the Axiata Arena, De La Hoya recalled an […]

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Ancajas returns to Fresno for 6th defense

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Jerwin Ancajas is returning to Fresno to make the sixth defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title on Sept. 14, the Filipino champion’s US agent said on Friday. In the presence of IBF president Daryl Peoples and other executives, Sean Gibbons said Ancajas will risk the IBF […]

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Movements factor in MP’s showdown with Matthysse

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Two Filipino fighters – a current world champion and a former titleholder – share the same opinion regarding Manny Pacquiao’s bid to dethrone World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight king Lucas Matthysse this Sunday. Movement, according to reigning International Boxing Federation super-flyweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas and ex-World Boxing Organization bantam […]

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PH boxers  ready for  Asian Games

By Jerome Lagunzad The country’s top boxers all looked primed up for next month’s Asian Games. A pair of local boxing contingents supported by the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines made the country proud as they took home four golds in two international tournaments in Asia. Cagayan de Oro pride Carlo Paalam, 20, […]

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