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Boxing: Mikey Garcia says he’s close to getting Pacquiao fight

Mexican-American boxer Mikey Garcia feels he is close to getting a fight with Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. Garcia, a former 4-division champion and brother of boxing trainer Robert Garcia, said negotiations have been going on. If things go well, then ...

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Duterte, Pacquiao open SEA Games in Philippines as typhoon nears

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao threw open the doors to the Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines on Saturday as a powerful typhoon took aim at the nation’s north and the competition’s core venues.  In ...

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Anne Curtis fangirls on Gong Yoo, Jinkee Pacquiao on Ji Chang-wook in Seoul

Not even Filipino celebrities are immune to the charms of Korean stars. Anne Curtis and Jinkee Pacquiao were on separate trips to South Korea this past week, and met their K-drama idols. Actress-host Curtis, who has been unabashed on social ...

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FIFA President gets warm welcome in PH from Manny Pacquiao, PFF

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is in town for a two-day visit. Photo courtesy of Manny Pacquiao on Twitter MANILA, Philippines — FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrived in the Philippines Sunday evening, and was immediately greeted by a welcoming committee that ...

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Family of war hero objects to film depiction by Manny Pacquiao

  MANILA — The family of Col. Macario Peralta Jr., a leader of the Filipino guerrillas on Panay Island who fought the Japanese in World War II, have laid out their objections to the war hero being portrayed by Manny ...

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MPBL: Pacquiao offers reward to anyone who can pinpoint gamefixers

[embedded content] MPBL founder Manny Pacquiao is offering a reward to anyone who can lead league officials to game-fixers. ” ‘Pag may mag-try na magsuhol, isumbong kaagad nila. Magbibigay kaagad naman ako ng pabuya,” Pacquiao said in an interview on ...

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Pacquiao salutes Petecio, Yulo; urges gov’t to fund weight-classed sports

MANILA – Sen. Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday congratulated Olympic gymnast Carlos Yulo and gold medalist boxer Nesthy Petecio for their respective victories and urged government to fund weight-classed sports. Over the weekend, Yulo gave the Philippines its first gold medal ...

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Errol Spence Jr., potential Pacquiao foe, seriously hurt in car crash

Errol Spence Jr. (right) and Shawn Porter before their world title clash. Photo from Spence’s Instagram page A possible opponent of world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao was seriously hurt in a car crash in Dallas on Thursday. American Errol Spence ...

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Mayweather told: Pacquiao is just waiting

Floyd Mayweather (left) and Manny Pacquiao during their first faceoff in 2015. John Locher, AP/file Matchmaker Sean Gibbons told retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. that Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao is just waiting for the American to say yes to a ...

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A 2020 fight vs training partner Amir Khan? Pacquiao says it’s an option

Manny Pacquiao said he is open to fighting in Dubai as early as 2020. The opponent he has in mind? Former training partner Amir Khan. “I’m planning for next year; trying to make it for next year with a possible ...

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