Boxing

Manny Pacquiao

Filipino Boxer, Manny Pacquiao delights the underdog status in their July 20 world welterweight war in Las Vegas as Pacquiao doesn’t mind surrendering the favorite tag to the unbeaten young American Keith Thurman. “Beautiful,” exclaimed a beaming Pacquiao when told about Thurman being the oddsmakers’ choice. “That’s what I like,” added Pacquiao, who is ten years senior of Thurman at 40. Pacquiao has been the betting favorite in over a

Pacquiao explains reason for choosing Keith Thurman as next opponent

One of the reasons why Manny Pacquio agreed to a July 20 bout in Las Vegas, the Filipino world champion stated a fight with Keith Thurman would be entertaining. “I liked the way he fought against Danny Garcia,” the 8-division champion stated in an interview. “I thought his style would match up well with mine. We are going to give the fans a great fight and an exciting night.” Pacquiao

Jerwin Ancajas

Pinoy Boxer Jerwin Ancajas had redeemed himself in style after delivering a brutal beatdown of Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai in their world title fight Sunday (Manila time) at Stockton Arena in Stockton, California. The Filipino boxing star had put on a show eight months after a disappointing performance against Mexico’s Alejandro Santiago in a fight that ended in a split draw. Thus, Ancajas had given Funai a master class en

Joshua Pacio

Pinoy strawweight star Joshua “The Passion” Pacio retook the ONE Strawweight World Championship in remarkable fashion, knocking out Japan’s Yosuke Saruta in the fourth round of their world title co-main event bout at ONE: Roots of Honor, Friday evening at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Pacio windswept some early trouble after getting knocked down by Saruta with a solid straight in the first round. As the match carried

Manny Pacquiao

Awaiting the confirmation of his next fight, Manny Pacquiao is trying his hand at mixed martial arts (MMA) but not as a practitioner but an enthusiast. Come April 21, Pacquiao will be at ringside to watch a fellow Filipino fighter battle Japanese Tenshin Nasukawa at the Yokohama Arena. Pacquiao’s appearance was formally signed over the weekend after meeting Nobuyuki Sakakibara, head of RIZIN, the same outfit that staged Floyd Mayweather’s

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the boxing superstar shares a glimpse of his daily, extravagant life via social media post. Looking over his Instagram and Twitter accounts are his vacation trips, his mansions, cars, money – everything that other people could only wish they have. As some people might think that the 41-year-old Mayweather only cares about his money. Unknown to many, however, the retired undefeated fighter makes it to a point

Floyd Mayweather

The former pound-for-pound king, Floyd “Money” Mayweather J. was a no show for his press conference which was initially scheduled at 3 p.m. at Resorts World Manila. Event organizers have already apologized not that they were liable but for Mayweather’s fickle-mindedness that has caused the curious delay and eventually cancellation of the event. “It appears that Mr. Mayweather has enjoyed Manila very much that he has deviated from his itinerary,”

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In precisely three months into 2019, Team Lakay is now left without a world championship. As Shinya Aoki (43-8) reclaimed the ONE lightweight world championship after a quick first-round stoppage against Eduard Folayang (21-7) at ONE: A New Era at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Japan on Sunday, March 31. Pinning the Filipino fighter to the ground, Aoki applied a tight arm triangle choke that forced the referee to call the fight

Dasmariñas wins IBF eliminator fight by unanimous decision

In their International Boxing Federation (IBF) eliminator fight on Saturday at the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, titleholder Filipino boxer Michael “Gloves on Fire” Dasmariñas situated himself for a shot at adding another feather in his cap after defeating compatriot Kenny “Big Heart” Demecillo. Boxer Dasmariñas, who had to divest his International Boxing Organization world bantamweight title, stood ground against a tough challenge from Mr. Demecillo to win, 116-112,

Unbeaten Errol Spence Jr. wants ‘legend’ Manny Pacquiao next

What most likely serves as a prelude to a showdown with Filipino ring legend Manny Pacquiao, Errol Spence Jr. who put on a boxing clinic against Mikey Garcia in a definite title defense.. Spence subjugated Garcia for 12 rounds for a rather lopsided unanimous decision victory with the three judges scoring the bout, 120-107, 120-108, 120-108. Pacquiao joined Spence in the ring after the bout and both stated their intents