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Pedro Taduran

After failing in his first attempt, Bicolano boxer Pedro Taduran finally claimed a world boxing crown on his second try. Taduran, 22, survived a first-round knockdown by maintaining his aggressive attack en route to a fourth-round stoppage win over compatriot and erstwhile undefeated Samuel Salva Saturday night at Jurado Hall of the Philippine Marine Corp in Taguig City. Set for the vacant IBF globe minimum weight title for 12 rounds,

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After putting on a superb performance last month against the former unbeaten Keith Thurman, a rejuvenated Manny Pacquiao takes it “one battle at a moment.” This, according to MP Promotions chief Sean Gibbons who was the guest on Tuesday at the Amelie Hotel in Manila at the PSA Forum. Pacquiao is coming off an impressive outing against Thurman last July 20 in Las Vegas, which saw the younger fighter’s “Pacman”

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After the American soldier stated that their battle last month should have been a draw, the Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s camp has shot down the option of a reunion against Keith Thurman. In the first round on the way to claiming a split decision when they fought last month, Pacquiao knocked down Thurman in the process of capturing Thurman’s WBA welterweight championship. Thurman proclaimed himself “ready for the replay” in

Manny Pacquiao

Senator and boxing icon Manny Paquiao is all set to get into the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on July 20 (July 21, PHL time) with Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) World Championship. He stated thar he is so ready for this battle and he believe it’s one of the greatest training camps they will ever had. He added that he is in the finest condition

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After their money-spinning 2015 superfight, Floyd Mayweather has zero interest in coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Ellerbe, Mayweather Promotions ‘ chief executive, informed the boxingscene.com website that not even the possibility of another profitable payday would tempt Mayweather back into the arena. Mayweather is thought to have earned an estimated $300 million from the point win over Pacquiao, which remains the most profitable battle in

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao arrived at Las Vegas on Monday just when the town started to light up. Once again, he will headline Saturday night (Manila Sunday) along with the likes of Sin City stars David Copperfield and Barry Manilow. Among those adorning the gigantic marquees on gleaming houses around the strip were their faces. The people’s champ stated that he just want to maintain his name at the top of his

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DAVAO CITY — Mike “Magic” Plania, the bantamweight protégé of General Santos City will be back in action as he bouts in the United States on July 26 against a yet to be announced opponent. 22-year-old Plania (20W-L1-0D, 11KO) knocked out Nicong “The Destroyer” Calamba of Butuan City in their April 30 fight in General Santos City. Plania also shattered American Juan Antonio “The Wolf” Lopez by a unanimous decision

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DAVAO CITY — Undefeated Samuel “Silent Assassin” Salva of Iligan City will contest defending International Boxing Federation (IBF) World minimumweight champion DeeJay Kriel of South Africa in Manila on August 24 of this year. In 2017, Salva TKO’d Marco John Rementizo of Cagayan de Oro in the first round of the October 15 bout in Iligan to win the vacant Minproba minimumweight title. The 22-year-old Salva with a current record

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao, the 40-year-old eight-division world champion has been riled up by trash-talking from WBA champion Thurman in advance of the bout, with the unbeaten American swearing to send Pacquiao into retirement at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand next month. At his Los Angeles home on Thursday, Pacquiao stated Thurman’s remarks had fueled his training camp. Asked for his response to Thurman’s retirement jibes, Pacquiao replied: “My response to him is

Manny Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines – Spar mate Tim Tszyu is persuaded that Manny Pacquiao will stop Keith Thurman in the final stage of their 12-rounder for the World Boxing Association unified welterweight crown on Sunday, July 21st of Philippine time at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tszyu (13-0, 10 knockouts), who scuffled for 5 rounds with Pacquiao Thursday afternoon after a four-round opening grind on Tuesday, feels the eight-division world champion,