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Roach loves Lomachenko fight for Pacquiao

Vasiliy Lomachenko celebrates his Junior Lightweight bout victory over Guillermo Rigondeaux at Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2017 in New York City. Steven Ryan/Getty Images/AFP Freddie Roach prefers Vasyl Lomachenko than Terence Crawford as Manny Pacquiao’s opponent. Roach, the ...

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Boxing: Why Jerwin Ancajas is uncomfortable hearing Pacquiao comparisons

World champion Jerwin Ancajas is flattered being compared to Manny Pacquiao. But he also feels uneasy, because he believes he still has a long way to go before he could reach Pacquiao’s level. His coach and manager, Joven Jimenez, said ...

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How similar are Pacquiao and Jerwin Ancajas? Top boxing promoter answers

Manny Pacquiao’s long-time promoter Bob Arum is confident he could turn Jerwin Ancajas into a star in the sport. He made the conclusion after he sensed similarities between the two fighters. “I have had the opportunity to be ringside for ...

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Pacquiao eyes ‘interesting fight’ for planned April return

Boxing promoter Bob Arum said former world champion Manny Pacquiao has finally contacted him regarding his return to the ring in the first quarter of 2018. Through his adviser Michael Koncz, Pacquiao relayed to the Top Rank Inc. executive that ...

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Duterte Thinks Pacquiao Should Be the Next Philippine President

President Rodrigo Duterte raises the hand of Sen. Manny Pacquiao during a courtesy call at Malaca�an in December 2016. The STAR, File hilippine President Rodrigo Duterte repeated statements he made a year ago regarding boxing legend and current senator, Manny ...

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PH investors offered Marquez $100M for 5th Pacquiao fight

For Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez, there are some things that money simply cannot buy. Chief among them? The honor and pride that he felt after finally beating his greatest rival, Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, in their fourth ...

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Duterte 'wants to make' Pacquiao president

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Senator Manny Pacquiao had an extravagant party for his 39th birthday in his hometown in General Santos City. The party started with praise and worship, and prizes were also raffled off to the almost 2,000 guests ...

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Pacquiao confirms initial talks to fight McGregor, but no follow-up

Senator Manny Pacquiao. Agence France-Presse (AFP) file photo MANILA – Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said on Friday he has opened talks to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in April when he takes a break from his legislative ...

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Still mum on his boxing plans, Pacquiao warned competition won't wait for him

Top Rank Inc. acknowledged that all it could do now is to wait whether Manny Pacquiao will return to boxing or not. Neither Pacquiao nor his camp has publicly said anything about the senator’s plans as a fighter since Top ...

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Boxing: Pacquiao conquerer Horn wins top Aussie award

SYDNEY, Australia – Boxer Jeff Horn’s stunning upset of Filipino great Manny Pacquiao has earned him one of Australia’s top sporting honors as the most inspirational athlete of the year. The unheralded 29-year-old stunned the boxing world with a unanimous ...

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