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Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines wears the champion's belt after defeating Brandon Rios of the United States in their WBO international welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Macau. Pic: AP.

Pacquiao-Bradley rematch set for April 12

By Sun, Jan 26, 2014 8:15AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines wears the champion's belt after defeating Brandon Rios of the United States in their WBO international welterweight title fight Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Macau. Pic: AP.

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two years after Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao in a disputed split decision, promoters announced Saturday the two will fight again on April 12. Pacquiao’s loss to Bradley on June 9, 2012, broke a 15-fight winning streak during which he was recognized as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in...

Friends console Pacquiao, others urge him to quit boxing

By Mon, Dec 10, 2012 11:44AM UTC Comments Off Referee Kenny Bayless, left, calls the fight as Juan Manuel Marquez, from Mexico, right, celebrates after he knocked out Manny Pacquiao. Pic: AP.

SARANGANI (December 10) – As Manny Pacquiao’s stunning knockout defeat continues to reverberate across the country, his circle of close friends are relieved that the Filipino boxing icon has been cleared of any serious brain damage. Pacquiao fell face first when he was clipped by a powerful right straight from Juan Manuel Marquez with one...

Pacquiao loss downs spirit of storm-hit Filipinos

By Sun, Dec 09, 2012 5:17PM UTC Comments Off Juan Manuel Marquez, from Mexico, right, knocks out Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, in the sixth round of their WBO world welterweight  fight Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipino fans were stunned by Manny Pacquiao’s knockout defeat to Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday, dampening the spirit of a nation battered by a powerful typhoon that killed more than 600 people in the southern region where the boxing champion lives. In New Bataan township, which was ravaged by Typhoon Bopha...

Marquez KOs Pacquiao

By Sun, Dec 09, 2012 2:15PM UTC 59 Comments Marquez KOs Pacquiao

Juan Manuel Marquez landed what probably the biggest punch of his career. A right straight that landed flush on the chin of Manny Pacquiao who dropped cold like a fallen timber – face down – to score a come from behind spectacular knockout win. Pacquiao was out of his wits and took several minutes before...

Pacquiao Watch: Things we love to see

By Sun, Dec 09, 2012 7:40AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, left, and Juan Manuel Marquez, of Mexico. Pic: AP.

With nothing but a piece of boxing immortality and bragging rights at stake, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will again square off in what many believe will be another close and controversial fourth encounter. The two are like magnets. Their styles are the complete opposite of each other yet they attract like opposite poles...

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