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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

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TNT veteran Jayson Castro was unruffled after Wednesday’s failure of the KaTropa to complete a come-from-behind win against San Miguel in Game 2 of the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals. In the first half, TNT worked their way back from a 17-point deficit and had their chances of winning in regulation and again in the first overtime. But San Miguel produced enough plays down the stretch to hack out the

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Ben Simmons, lately signed with the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers on a five-year, US$ 170 million contract extension, pulled out of Australia’s show matches ahead of the World Cup. The Melbourne-born star had already withdrawn from the China World Cup in order to better prepare for the NBA season, which tips off on August 31. And the 23-year-old has now opted out in the lead-up tournament from Australia’s two matches against

Real Madrid

Real Madrid were embarrassed by local rivals Atletico Madrid with Diego Costa scoring four goals in the final match of their United States tour in New Jersey on Friday. Real, despite fielding a strong side with new signings Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic starting up front were down 5-0 at the first half itself. There were drama insued in this friendly match as Atletico’s Costa and Real’s Dani Carvajal were

Murray

The team formally announced the signed five-year agreement on Wednesday more than three weeks after the Denver Nuggets allegedly agreed to a profitable contract extension with star combo guard Jamal Murray. The Nuggets did not show additional contract specifics. The Athletic revealed on July 1 that the parties agreed to terms for an extension worth $170 million. Jamal has shown what he is capable of in his first three seasons

Duterte

Malacañang is scheduled to organize a conference between President Rodrigo Duterte, lawmakers and other stakeholders to iron out the priorities of his administration over the last three years. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the Palace intends to convene the Legislative-Executive Advisory Council on Development (LEDAC). The declaration by Nograles comes after Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco asked for a LEDAC conference on Tuesday so that the executive and legislative branches

Manny Pacquiao

Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to become the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history with a thrilling split decision win over WBA champion Keith Thurman on Saturday, July 20 (Sunday, July 21, Philippine time). The 40-year-old Pacquiao, 10 years younger than the earlier unbeaten Thurman, produced a vintage performance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to leave the sell-out crowd of 14,356 roaring its approval, including former

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

Leonard

Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took complete responsibility for his free-agency status in his amazing move to the Los Angeles Clippers previously this month. He’s attempting to claim control of his renowned “Klaw” logo, but Nike faces some aggressive defense. After Leonard launched a lawsuit aimed at the shoe and apparel conglomerate last month, claiming the company is taking credit for creating the logo that appeared on his Nike-endorsed

Pacquiao

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