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Pacquiao Watch: A race to history

By Wed, Dec 17, 2014 8:13AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao. Pic: AP.

Manny Pacquiao turns 36 today, perhaps reflecting on the little time that is left of his boxing career....

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: D-Day for Manny

By Sun, Nov 24, 2013 5:51AM UTC 2 Comments His body ripped and all, Manny will be ready o the let go.Pic by Edwin Espejo

UPDATE: Pacquiao beats Rios in unanimous decision  Finally, it is fight day. After yesterday’s weigh in, many grizzled sports writers cannot help but notice some of the contrasting demeanor and physical get-up of today’s main attraction (is there any other?) – the Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios fight. While Rios was his usual loud self – he walks...

Pacquiao Watch: A night in Macau, and the presidential option

By Thu, Aug 01, 2013 8:22AM UTC 1 Comment Manny Pacquiao. Pic: AP.

Rep. Manny Pacquiao’s flair for the dramatics could not have come at a more appropriate time.  He has been out of the popular conversation the past few months after his disastrous 2012 showing forced him to boxing inactivity. It did not help that he was unopposed in his re-election bid where only the hardest core...

Pacquiao Watch: Time to reflect

By Tue, Jan 22, 2013 8:46AM UTC Comments Off Manny Pacquiao. Pic: AP.

With the exception of promoter Bob Arum, Team Pacquiao – including Rep. Manny Pacquiao – is doggedly pursuing an early return to the ring for the Filipino boxing icon. If Pacquiao cannot find a place to fight in April, he may as well wait for an August or a September ring comeback. A combination of...

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