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Manny Pacquiao training with coach Freddie Roach. Pic: AP.

Pacquiao Watch: Settling scores

By Wed, Apr 09, 2014 8:53AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao training with coach Freddie Roach. Pic: AP.

Manny Pacquiao appears to be in good spirits heading to Sunday's rematch with American Timothy Bradley. ...

Pacquiao Watch: Manny just needs to be Manny

By Wed, Feb 05, 2014 12:08PM UTC Comments Off Pacquiao Watch: Manny just needs to be Manny

Manny Pacquiao has a score to settle and he knows outboxing Timothy Bradley will not be enough to erase the memory of his controversial split decision loss to the American in 2012. An emphatic stoppage win will certainly expunge that loss which also broke a string of 15 consecutive victories.  That sorry setback was followed...

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...

Pacquiao lawyer tells Arum: Free Manny for Mayweather fight

By Mon, Jan 06, 2014 8:57AM UTC 42 Comments Gacal wants Bob Arum to release Manny pacquiao from his current to make the Mayweather fight happen.Pic by Edwin Espejo

Lawyer Franklin ‘Jeng’ Gacal Jr on Sunday urged Top Rank’s Bob Arum to make boxing history by freeing Manny Pacquiao from contractual obligations in order for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight to happen. “History is waiting and Bob should free Manny.  That would be Bob’s greatest contribution to boxing history,” Gacal, Pacquiao’s lawyer, said in...

Pacquiao Watch: Manny’s millions and unpaid taxes

By Sun, Dec 29, 2013 5:33PM UTC 12 Comments Pacquiao (middle) with Michael Koncz (right) and Bob Arum during a post-fight presscon after his victory over Brandon Rios in Macau on November 24.Pic by Edwin Espejo

Friends outside his political circle blame his lack of education. Those in his many inner circles said he is simply too trusting to see what was happening around him.  Others say his tolerant attitude and kindheartedness got the better of him. Even worse, some say he is too gullible. Whatever it was or they were,...

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