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Pacquiao pays BIR $3.72-M in back taxes

Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, who faces his biggest fight against unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather, already holds top spot as the number one taxpayer in the Philippines, government records showed Saturday. A list of top individual tax-payers for 2013, posted on […]

Pacquiao pleads for Indonesia to spare death row Filipina

Manila, Philippines (AFP) Monday 4/27/2015 – World boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao took time out Monday from final preparations for his $400 million megafight with Floyd Mayweather to plead for the life of a Filipina on death row in Indonesia. Pacquiao, […]

Speculations, hype and strategy around Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

For half a decade, fans all over the world eagerly waited for news and confirmation about this much-anticipated battle between the undefeated American boxer who claims he’s “The best ever,” and  the 8-division Filipino boxing champion and congressman whom supporters […]

Pacquiao teleconference call terminated early

Los Angeles, United States, AFP, Tuesday 4/21/2015 – Manny Pacquiao’s teleconference call on Monday was abruptly halted just minutes after it began with promoter Bob Arum delivering an obscenity before telling organizers to shut it down. “Oh (expletive),” Arum said […]

Basketball coach Pumaren lauds Bimby’s court performance

Former San Mig Coffee player and Air21 Express head coach Franz Pumaren saw basketball hero potential in Bimby Yap Jr., who recently displayed some hardcourt skills he could have actually inherited from his dad, multi-MVP awardee James Yap. Bimby learned […]

The Changing (May)weather

The fighter best known for his unblemished boxing record and best-hated for his arrogance and big talk is seeming likable these days, less haughty in interviews and even talking about things other than money. “The main thing that’s important is […]

Pacquiao eager to trade blows with Mayweather

By Greg Heakes Los Angeles, United States | AFP  – Manny Pacquiao pronounced himself ready to fight Floyd Mayweather, saying he’s willing to engage the unbeaten American in the middle of the ring if that’s what it takes to win. […]

History in the making

On May 2, 2015, history will be made when two boxing greats – undefeated American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Philippine fighting congressman Manny Pacquiao – face each other in a fight that fans have been waiting for years. […]

Pacquiao crib loves Barrio Fiesta Glendale

It may be one of the most popular mansions in the U.S., not because it used to be the home of Jennifer Lopez, but it is now owned by probably the most popular Filipino the world has ever seen in […]

Rap star bets big on Mayweather over Pacquiao

New York, United States |AFP|  –  Curtis Jackson, the rap music star better known as 50 Cent, says he will bet $1.6 million (1.47 million euros) on pal Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao in their May boxing showdown. The […]