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Mikey Garcia: Duel vs Manny Pacquiao 'fight I've always wanted'

Jul 01, 2020 - 8:37 PM

American Mikey Garcia says he had been in talks with the camp of Manny Pacquiao until 'things went south' due to the coronavirus pandemic

SOUGHT AFTER. It is still unknown who will Manny Pacquiao face for his next bout. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao tops Crawford hit list – Arum

Jun 21, 2020 - 9:11 PM

Top Rank boss Bob Arum eyes Manny Pacquiao to fight Terence Crawford when the unbeaten American defends his WBO welterweight throne

PACMAN. Even at 41, Manny Pacquiao remains a major draw in boxing. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Spence names Pacquiao as potential foe in boxing return

Jun 10, 2020 - 10:40 PM

A bout between IBF and WBC champion Errol Spence Jr and WBA titlist Manny Pacquiao will unify the welterweight division

UNBEATEN. Errol Spence has not lost a fight since turning professional in 2012. Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao vs Golovkin workable at catchweight

Jun 09, 2020 - 9:18 PM

Manny Pacquiao 'doesn't wanna beat just anybody, he wants to fight the top guys,' says Freddie Roach

MOVING UP. Manny Pacquiao possibly can aim higher and move up weight in his next boxing bout. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Thurman chases Pacquiao rematch

Jun 05, 2020 - 7:48 PM

‘I want my belt back,’ says Keith Thurman almost a year after absorbing his first career loss against Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (R) connects with a right to the face of US boxer Keith Thurman during their WBA super world welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Pacquiao won a 12 round split decision. (Photo by John Gurzinski / AFP)

Pacquiao wants Crawford fight in 2020, says Arum

May 25, 2020 - 10:15 PM

Top Rank boss Bob Arum says Manny Pacquiao looks forward to fighting this year because he will supposedly be 'running for...the presidency' later on

ON A ROLL. Manny Pacquiao has been riding a three-fight winning streak, last defeating erstwhile unbeaten Keith Thurman. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Crawford, Mikey Garcia lead race for Pacquiao fight

May 19, 2020 - 8:15 PM

Errol Spence Jr and Danny Garcia forge a collision to possibly be held in September

NEXT IN LINE. The list comes down to Terrence Crawford or Mikey Garcia for Manny Pacquiao's next fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Arum leans on power broker to clinch Pacquiao-Crawford Middle East clash

May 15, 2020 - 9:13 PM

Finding the most suitable deal and location for the Manny Pacquiao-Terence Crawford fight remains in the works

Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao-Crawford possible outside the US, says Arum

Apr 23, 2020 - 4:41 PM

Foreign countries interested to hold the planned unification bout between Manny Pacquiao and Terence Crawford must be ready to pay a hefty 'site fee'

EVERGREEN. Another young champ looks to challenge Manny Pacquiao. Photos by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiaos weather coronavirus together

Apr 19, 2020 - 9:28 PM

Manny Pacquiao spends quality time with his wife Jinkee and their 5 kids – from exercising together to cooking during the lockdown

BONDING. Manny Pacquiao spends quality time with his family. Photo from Instagram/@mannypacquiao

Pacquiao fight vs Crawford ‘real possibility,’ says Arum

Apr 15, 2020 - 8:47 PM

Promoter Bob Arum now bats for a unification bout between his current star Terence Crawford and former cash cow Manny Pacquiao

STILL THE CHAMP. Terence Crawford (right) punches Egidijus Kavaliauskas during their bout for Crawford's WBO welterweight title last December in New York City. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Garcia drums up bid to forge Pacquiao fight

Apr 14, 2020 - 9:18 PM

Mikey Garcia, who served as sparring partner to Manny Pacquiao over a decade ago, is no stranger to the Filipino icon’s speed and power

LEGENDARY. Manny Pacquiao remains to be a favorite challenge for younger boxers. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Spence considers Pacquiao perfect comeback opponent

Apr 10, 2020 - 10:08 PM

Errol Spence Jr feels he is ready to unify the welterweight division by dangling his IBF and WBC belts against WBA champion Manny Pacquiao

TARGET. Manny Pacquiao also has Errol Spence in his crosshairs for his next fight. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

WATCH: Memorable Manny Pacquiao fights

Apr 01, 2020 - 11:31 PM

We look back at some of the best fights of Manny Pacquiao

PACMAN. Manny Pacquiao built a legendary boxing career that is one of the greatest in the history of the sport. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao quarantines before receiving village memo

Mar 28, 2020 - 12:04 PM

Manny Pacquiao says he has decided to quarantine at home after the Senate's special session last Monday

QUARANTINE. Manny Pacquiao decides to stay at home even if he's showing no symptoms. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao residence on lockdown after viral video with Pimentel

Mar 27, 2020 - 6:32 PM

'Please be a model example,' writes Barangay Dasmariñas head to Manny Pacquiao as coronavirus-positive Koko Pimentel attends his party

SELF-QUARANTINE. Manny Pacquiao is forced to stay at home in his residence due to his contact with Koko Pimentel. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao camp to get 'best deal available' for next fight

Feb 18, 2020 - 10:55 PM

Paradigm Sports Management and Premier Boxing Champions vie to deliver Manny Pacquiao his first fight in 2020

STILL GOT IT. Manny Pacquiao last fought in July 2019, dominating erstwhile unbeaten Keith Thurman. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao next fight most likely in July

Feb 14, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Manny Pacquiao talks boxing again after sitting out in the MPBL All-Star Game

Pacquiao Opens Manila Training Camp in Preparation for Thurman. Photos by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Conor McGregor welcomes Pacquiao to same management firm

Feb 12, 2020 - 1:56 PM

Manny Pacquiao joins the same sports management firm as MMA superstar Conor McGregor

NEW HOME. Manny Pacquiao joins the Paradigm Sports Management family. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Manny Pacquiao gets grand on 41st birthday

Dec 19, 2019 - 3:56 PM

The senator and boxing legend turns 41 in style!

FAMILY AFFAIR. Manny Pacquiao turns 41 years old surrounded by his family. Photo from Instagram

Manny Pacquiao to get wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Dec 18, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Manny Pacquiao is the second Filipino after Pia Wurtzbach to get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

WAX FIGURE. Manny Pacquiao gets his onw wax figure from Madame Tussauds which will be displayed in Hong Kong. Photo from Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Fight Mayweather or retire, Arum tells Pacquiao

Sep 19, 2019 - 8:52 AM

Veteran promoter Bob Arum says it's 'not worth it' for Manny Pacquiao to continue boxing unless he gets Floyd Mayweather next

ALL TALK. There may been rematch teasers for years, but there’s still no Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight plans on the table. Photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Filipino boxers get big break from MP Promotions

Aug 13, 2019 - 10:54 PM

Johnriel Casimero, Samuel Salva, and Pedro Taduran are among the Filipino pugs who have upcoming world title bouts in the next two months

BIG BREAK. Johnriel Casimero is off to defend his IBF bantamweight title against Mexican Cesar Ramirez on August 24 in San Andres Sports Complex in Manila. File photo from Alvin S. Go/Rappler

No rematch as Pacquiao's legacy drives Mayweather 'bonkers'

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:26 PM

Manny Pacquiao's recent victories are becoming a threat to Floyd Mayweather, according to MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons

NO REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) continues to shine in his boxing career as Floyd Mayweather looks to stay retired. File photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Pacquiao, Mayweather trade barbs, fuel rematch talks

Jul 24, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Manny Pacquiao says that if Floyd Mayweather wants be relevant again, then they should fight in a rematch

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather could end up facing again. Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Buboy: 'Don’t rule out Pacquiao fight in December'

Jul 23, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Pacquiao's chief trainer Buboy Fernandez says that the team has to assess the situation first before making a decision

STILL STRONG. Manny Pacquiao dethrones Keith Thurman for the WBA super welterweight belt. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Roach hints it's time for Pacquiao to retire

Jul 22, 2019 - 11:54 PM

Freddie Roach says he will sit down with Manny Pacquiao to talk about what's next

AGE JUST A NUMBER. Manny Pacquiao delivers another thrilling performance even at 40. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao makes case for Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year

Jul 22, 2019 - 8:17 PM

Stalling aging once again, the 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao continues to grow his legend with a convincing beating of Keith Thurman

LIKE A TEACHER. Manny Pacquiao schools the significantly younger Keith Thurman. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao mulls future after title stunner

Jul 22, 2019 - 11:21 AM

Manny Pacquiao may not fight again this year even after proving he can still pack a punch following his world title victory over Keith Thurman

STILL GOT IT. Manny Pacquiao defies age and odds to regain relevancy in the welterweight division. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

LOOK: Pacquiao gets 'Fun Guy' Kawhi to smile

Jul 21, 2019 - 8:30 PM

Kawhi Leonard simply just can't keep a straight face as he shares a photo with Manny Pacquiao

FUN GUY. Kawhi Leonard makes his offseason well-spent by watching a Manny Pacquiao fight. Photo from Twitter/@Raptors

Jolted by many head punches, Pacquiao won't fly home yet

Jul 21, 2019 - 8:02 PM

Shaken by Keith Thurman’s solid punches, Manny Pacquiao may not get medical clearance to travel early

EXPLOSIVE. Keith Thurman proves to be the high-caliber opponent that Manny Pacquiao expected. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Thurman's a heavy puncher – Pacquiao

Jul 21, 2019 - 6:53 PM

Manny Pacquiao credits Keith Thurman as one of the hardest punchers he has ever faced

POWERHOUSE. Manny Pacquiao thinks Keith Thurman has more to show in future fights. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

'I will be back,' says Thurman after first career loss

Jul 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Keith Thurman intends to regain the top spot in the loaded welterweight division after yielding his crown to Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (L) heads to a neutral corner as US boxer Keith Thurman struggles to get up after being knocked down during the first round of their WBA super world welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Pacquiao won a 12 round split decision. (Photo by John Gurzinski / AFP)

Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao

Jul 21, 2019 - 5:06 PM

Manny Pacquiao fans get all thrilled seeing the brash Keith Thurman eat his words

Filipino fans watch Philippines' Manny Pacquiao fight agains Keith Thurman from the US, at a covered basketball court in Manila on July 21, 2019, during their world welterweight boxing championship in Las Vegas. - Pacquiao rolled back the years with a vintage display to defeat reigning WBA welterweight champion Thurman by split decision in a thrilling 12-round battle. (Photo by Noel CELIS / AFP)

LOOK: Kawhi still emotionless in intense Pacquiao-Thurman bout

Jul 21, 2019 - 3:41 PM

Even as a sports spectator, Kawhi Leonard manages to keep a straight face

FUN GUY. Kawhi Leonard enjoys a part of the offseason by watching the Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman bout. File photo from Twitter/@nbastats

Malacañang: Pacquiao's win shows Filipino spirit a 'fighter'

Jul 21, 2019 - 3:34 PM

'Pacquiao's victory is not on his, but of the entire nation.... The Palace is one in rejoicing with the Filipino people as the Pambansang Kamao once again puts the flag above the pedestal with his display of tenacy and courage,' says Malacañang

WINNER. Boxing icon Senator Manny Pacquiao snatches the super welterweight title from American boxer Keith Thurman. MP Promotions photo

WATCH: Catriona Gray proudly waves PH flag in Pacquiao fight

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray takes her role of flag-bearer for the Manny Pacquiao camp to heart

ICONS. Catriona Gray gives Manny Pacquiao full support in his bout against Keith Thurman. Photo from Instagram/@catriona_gray

Lawmakers on Pacquiao boxing win: 'Age doesn't matter'

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:25 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Talagang 40s is the new 30s,' says Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco on Senator Manny Pacquiao's win over Keith Thurman for the World Boxing Association super welterweight title

VICTORY. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senator Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa rejoices as Senator Manny Pacquiao wins his fight against Keith Thurman. Photo from Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao romps as oldest welterweight champ in history

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:23 PM

At 40 years old, Manny Pacquiao deals Keith Thurman his first career-loss to wrest the WBA super welterweight crown

MAJOR PLAYER. Manny Pacquiao proves once again that he’s nowhere near retirement. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao dethrones Thurman for WBA super welter crown

Jul 21, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Manny Pacquiao proves he can still go toe-to-toe with the best the division has to offer at 40 years old by handing Keith Thurman his first loss

EVERGREEN. Manny Pacquiao shows he still got it. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao battles Thurman in Legend vs Undefeated

Jul 21, 2019 - 12:44 AM

The welterweight showdown is on between the Filipino living legend and the unbeaten American vying for recognition

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Buboy Fernandez to unleash Pacquiao’s full fury

Jul 20, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Unlike in the Broner fight, lead trainer Buboy Fernandez says he’ll let Manny Pacquiao pounce on Keith Thurman

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Ancajas predicts Pacquiao will stop Thurman

Jul 20, 2019 - 5:11 PM

'He is so focused and intense. Parang may galit sa loob,' IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas says of Manny Pacquiao

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao vs Thurman - WBA Super Welterweight Championship

Jul 20, 2019 - 2:36 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman clash in a title unification bout on Saturday, July 20 (Sunday, July 21, Philippine time)

Pacquiao lords it over in weigh-in, betting

Jul 20, 2019 - 1:16 PM

'He’s trying to intimidate me,' Manny Pacquiao on Keith Thurman's trash-talking and throat-slit gestures

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao tells Jinkee to relax; sons predict stoppage win

Jul 20, 2019 - 10:24 AM

Michael and Jimuel Pacquiao expect their father to win by stoppage against Keith Thurman

ALL-OUT SUPPORT. Pacquiao assures his family (from left), sons Michael and Jimuel and wife Jinkee, there’s no need to worry. Photo from Roy Luarca/Rappler

Pacquiao, Thurman face off at weigh-in

Jul 20, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Taking on his most challenging fight since Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao says he wants to 'prove something' against the undefeated Keith Thurman

STAREDOWN. Manny Pacquiao says Keith Thurman’s thrash-talking no longer bothers him. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao ex-rivals pick Manny over Thurman

Jul 19, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Legends Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales, along with Shawn Porter, side with Manny Pacquiao as only Winky Wright goes for Keith Thurman

Roach tells Thurman: Run or get knocked out

Jul 19, 2019 - 6:47 PM

‘The pressure is all on Thurman to perform,’ Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach says of the unbeaten American champion

SWAG. Keith Thurman thinks he can easily stop Manny Pacquiao. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Pacquiao in better shape than Broner fight, says Fortune

Jul 19, 2019 - 12:50 PM

Strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune thinks Manny Pacquiao is 'more lethal' than in his January bout with Adrien Broner

ALL SET. Work is done for Manny Pacquiao just a couple of days before his welterweight showdown with Keith Thurman. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions