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Pacquiao ‘50-50’ but vows to retire

by Rob Woollard Las Vegas, United States | AFP |   – Manny Pacquiao admitted he was “50-50” about retirement after bidding farewell to boxing Saturday with a vintage performance to defeat long-time rival Tim Bradley. The 37-year-old had promised to deliver an explosive display...
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LA to host All-Star Game for record sixth time in 2018

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Los Angeles was named by the NBA on Tuesday as the host city for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, the record sixth time the Southern California metropolis will stage the event. The 67th showdown between elite […]
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Pacquiao would love to fight for PHL at Rio Olympics

Manila, Philippines | AFP   – Boxing great Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday it would be an honour to fight for the Philippines at this year’s Rio Olympics, where professional fighters could be allowed to compete for the first time. The eight-time […]
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Pacquiao ‘not bothered’ by DQ threat

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Jabbed by possible disqualification in the May senatorial race, and swarmed by global outrage at his LGBT comments, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao still appears unperturbed. “I’m not bothered, that’s the world. I mean, Jesus lives in me […]
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LA 2024 bid unveils Olympic logo, sunny slogan

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid chiefs unveiled an official logo of an angel basking in rays of Californian sunshine on Tuesday as the city cranked up its campaign to stage the games for a third time. […]
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Pacquiao to fight Bradley in April: Arum

By Rebecca Bryan Los Angeles, United States | AFP | – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on April 9 in Las Vegas to take on Timothy Bradley for a third time, promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday. Top Rank promotions […]
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Pacquiao names four possible opponents for farewell fight

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite claiming that there are ongoing negotiations for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao did not mention the brash American as a possible opponent for his farewell fight. Pacquiao, 36, also trimmed down his choices to […]
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ALA Promotions features talents to America with Pinoy Pride Edition

By Rod Mijares Balita Media Nevada correspondent After a successful boxing promotions in the Philippines and in the Middle East, ALA Boxing Promotions in collaboration with ABS-CBN makes history by promoting their latest installment of never ending Pinoy Pride, where […]
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Pinoy boxers sweep foes in their US debut

By Abner Galino THE Philippines vs World boxing event in Los Angeles turned out to be as explosive as it has been promoted, resulting in three breathtaking knockdowns and two other fights filled with  fierce exchanges of blows – all […]
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Pacquiao: No more absences if I win

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said he will give his full focus on being a senator should he win in the 2016 elections. Pacquiao said he will work harder should he win, recognizing the much bigger responsibilities […]