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Pacquiao Watch: Why PPV buys are down

By Wed, May 14, 2014 5:48PM UTC 5 Comments Pacquiao in training.Pic by Edwin Espejo

Top Rank’s Bob Arum said the Pacquiao-Bradley 2 fight garnered 750,000-800,0000 pay per view (PPV) buys. It is down from the 850,000 buys that their first fight generated.  Still, it is a marked improvement from the Pacquiao-Rios fight in Macau, which made only 450,000 PPVs. The last time Manny Pacquiao hit over 1 million PPV...

Philippines: Pacquiao ally, 6 others face murder charges

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:09PM UTC 19 Comments Manny Pacquiao. Pic: AP.

Murder and multiple frustrated murder charges were filed last week against a Sarangani provincial board member for the ambush slaying of Maitum Mayor George McPerson ‘Mac’ Perrett. Charged was Alexander Bryan Reganit of Maitum town. Reganit is a provincial board member and an ally of Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao....

Pacquiao Watch: Another day at the office

By Mon, Apr 14, 2014 7:32AM UTC 4 Comments Timothy Bradley, left, trades blows with Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in their WBO welterweight title boxing bout Saturday. Pic: AP.

Nobody really expected Timothy Bradley to get his redemption and validation. Well, at least seriously. But many were expecting Manny Pacquiao to score a knockout for two compelling reasons. One, to regain the crown robbed from him by Bradley and the judges in 2012. And, two, to prove that he's still got what it takes to knock an opponent out....

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...

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