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Pacquiao retires from boxing

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao (Photo from Pacquiao’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Manny Pacquiao, the only eight-division champion in boxing history, has officially called it a career in boxing after announcing his retirement from the sport on Wednesday. In a 14-minute video, the 42-year-old Pacquiao said “goodbye boxing,” signaling an … Continue reading

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Pacquiao fails to reclaim WBA title after bowing to Cuban fighter; Promoter says old moves no longer there

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Manny Pacquiao failed to reclaim the World Boxing Association welterweight title that was stripped away from him after falling prey to Cuban pug Yordenis Ugas in their showdown at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Philippine Time). In a battle … Continue reading

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PDP-Laban KOs Pacman, installs Cusi

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   NEW PREXY. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi (front) is elected new Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan president during the party national assembly in Clark, Pampanga on Saturday (July 17, 2021). He replaced Senator Manny Pacquiao who is currently training in California for his August 22 (August 21, US time) fight against Errol Spence … Continue reading

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Pacquiao is punch-drunk: Duterte

By Azer Parrocha   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (Screengrab) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao is punch-drunk, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. Duterte again criticized the boxer-turned-senator for claiming that billions of pesos were lost due to corruption across government agencies. Pacquiao earlier accused the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) specifically of … Continue reading

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Duterte takes the side of Cusi in PDP-Laban row

By Azer Parrocha  President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi (Presidential file photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte recognizes the leadership of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi in his ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) even after officers from the camp of party President and Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao voted to expel … Continue reading

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Name corrupt or ‘I’ll campaign against you’, PRRD to Pacquiao

By Jelly Musico   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday dared Senator Manny Pacquiao to name corrupt agencies and officials or else he will campaign against the country’s boxing superstar in the 2022 elections. “So I’m challenging him, ituro mo opisina na corrupt at ako na bahala within one week, may gawin ako. … Continue reading

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Pacquiao announces August clash vs. Spence

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Former eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao announced on Saturday that he would face Errol Spence in what would be his comeback bout in Las Vegas on August 22 (Philippine time). This will be Pacquiao’s first bout since beating Keith Thurman for the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight … Continue reading

Manny settles for double-double as MP Team trounces Edmonton
Edmonton

Manny settles for double-double as MP Team trounces Edmonton

Edmonton, Canada—Manny Pacquiao settled for a double-double as the MP Team subdued the Edmonton All-Stars, 101-91, on Saturday, December 28 (Sunday, December 29, in Manila) in the windup of the Chooks-to-Go/MPBL Canada Invasion at Edmonton Expo Center. The MPBL Founder and CEO wound up with 33 points, including back-to-back triples that quelled Edmonton’s final rally, … Continue reading