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...
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,...
Is the glass tower slowly crumbling? A report is out that the Internal Revenue Service of the US is after all after Manny Pacquiao for tax deficiency to the tune of US$18.3 million covering the period between 2006 and 2010. The IRS is the counterpart of the Philippines’ revenue body – the Bureau of Internal...
Is his honeymoon with the Philippine press over? Barely has Manny Pacquiao savored his sweet return to boxing spotlight with a masterful win over Brandon Rios in Macau, and he is now finding himself up against one of life’s inevitabilities – the taxman. Or the tax woman in this case. Just a couple of days...
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of survivors of Typhoon Haiyan erupted into wild cheers Sunday to celebrate the victory of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, bringing back laughter and revelry briefly to a central Philippine region that was turned into a corpse-strewn wasteland by the powerful storm. Pacquiao’s triumph over American Brandon Rios in Macau...
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