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Pacquiao Watch:  Of bouncers, ampaws and national anthem  

By Sat, Nov 22, 2014 12:29PM UTC Comments Off

MACAU, China – By just hanging around the large Filipino contingent that is here to support and watch Manny Pacquiao goes up against Argentine-American Chris Algieri, one can get very good laughs if not grin impishly. Like overhearing Filipino staff at the media center in The Venetian.  With assurancse that his name will not be...

Pacquiao Watch: People to miss Macau

By Fri, Nov 07, 2014 9:01AM UTC Comments Off Somebody took this image of us three:  Manong Hermie (left) and Ka Recah (right).

Three longtime fixtures in Manny Pacquiao fights will be sorely missed on November 23 in Macau. Eminent boxing guru Hermie Rivera says he is skipping this fight in view of advice from his doctors to refrain from strenuous activities. A 13-hour or so flight from LA to Hong Kong or Macau indeed will be stressful...

Pacquiao Watch: Algieri’s main (only) weapon cannot stop Manny

By Sat, Nov 01, 2014 10:26AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao training with coach Freddie Roach. Pic: AP.

New Yorker Chris Algieri will be a longshot when he goes up against perennial fan-favorite Manny Pacquiao. Despite being undefeated, Algieri will be heavy underdog against the ‘older’ 35-year old Pacquiao who will be defending his World Boxing Organization welterweight title....

Pacquiao Watch: Another bully?

By Mon, Oct 27, 2014 10:35AM UTC Comments Off Timothy Bradley, left, trades blows with Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in their WBO welterweight title boxing bout Saturday. Pic: AP.

Philboxing.com owner and founder of Pacland website (now www.pinoygreats.com) Dong Secuya was a recent visitor in General Santos City together with a friend from Cebu. At the airport before he left, Dong called to apologize for not being able to sit down for a coffee with this author. He stayed for one night only. But before he boarded his plane, Dong intimated what he said was a very nasty episode between him and Mike Young. Young, the website designer and sports guru said, accosted him while he was taking pictures of Manny Pacquiao when the latter was doing his post-sparring...

Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

By Fri, Oct 10, 2014 7:51AM UTC Comments Off Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

So Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is still weighing his political options for 2016. Vice President Jojo Binay an audience on Monday in General Santos that he is still trying to convince the boxing icon to join his Senatorial slate in the 2016 elections. Pacquiao himself has not made public his political plans when he quits...

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