Pacquiao vs Horn - updates

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Pacquiao wants Horn rematch in the Philippines

Sep 03, 2017 - 2:44 PM

This will be good for our country s tourism says Manny Pacquiao

REVIEW GRANTED. Manny Pacquiao says his endeavor to bring the Horn rematch has support from President Rodrigo Duterte and the tourism department. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao-Horn rematch off due to scheduling conflict – report

Sep 01, 2017 - 2:53 PM

Pacquiao s camp advises Australian organizers that he will have other commitments at that time

GAB PROTEST. The boxing governing body of the Philippines has called for a 'thorough review' of the officiating of the Pacquiao-Horn fight by the WBO. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Horn wants Pacquiao rematch to erase any doubts

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Bob Arum says any rematch would most likely be held November in Melbourne Australia

SETTLE THE SCORE. Jeff Horn says the only way to silence his detractors is to fight Manny Pacquiao once again. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao denies friction with Roach, says he’s also not been paid yet

Jul 12, 2017 - 7:50 PM

I have no problem with coach Freddie Roach says Pacquiao

NO FRICTION. Manny Pacquiao says there's no ill feelings between he and trainer Freddie Roach. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao hints he'll continue his boxing career

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Manny Pacquiao says he ll continue fighting until the passion is gone

ON HIS TERMS. 'I love this sport and until the passion is gone, I will continue to fight for God, my family, my fans and my country,' says Manny Pacquiao. File photo by Wendell Alinea

Roach says Pacquiao avoided him after Horn loss

Jul 12, 2017 - 9:00 AM

I could not even get him to say hi to me I don’t know if he was upset with me or what says Pacquiao s longtime trainer

SILENCE. Trainer Freddie Roach (L) wanted to get a feel of Manny Pacquiao's thoughts immediately after the Filipino boxer's loss to Jeff Horn. But instead he got silence. Photo by Tertius Pickard/AFP

Pacquiao on WBO review: ‘Nothing surprises me now’

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:09 PM

After 3 of the 5 review judges reaffirm the decision for Horn Pacquiao says let the people judge for themselves

NOT SURPRISED. Manny Pacquiao says "We have seen worse judgments in the past where judges manipulated results. Nothing surprises me now." File photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

WBO review confirms Horn beat Pacquiao

Jul 11, 2017 - 10:38 AM

WBO set up a panel of independent and anonymous judges who were asked to determine who won each round The results show Jeff Horn won the title

Marquez: ‘Judges were wrong’ in Pacquiao-Horn fight

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:16 PM

Jeff Horn made a good fight but the judges were wrong says Juan Manuel Marquez

DISPUTED DECISION. ”They were wrong again to give [Horn] the decision and the world knows," says Juan Manuel Marquez. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

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Jul 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

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Time to move on from Pacquiao-Horn

Jul 08, 2017 - 7:15 AM

A 38 year old fighter should consider himself lucky if a disputed decision is the worst that befalls him The treatment of other greats at the end has been far more ignominious

MOVING ON. Being on the wrong end of a disputed decision is the least of the concerns for a 38-year-old fighter. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

WBO to review Pacquiao-Horn judging, but says no reversal of decision

Jul 06, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The WBO will have a panel of 5 judges review the fight and score it unofficially but says they have no power to reverse the decision

REVIEW GRANTED. Manny Pacquiao has said he felt he won by 4 or 5 rounds, but the judges all scored the fight in favor of Jeff Horn. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Arum answers ‘cold treatment' claim from Pacquiao team member

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Arum says he d never heard of the Team Pacquiao member who has said the Top Rank boss was looking for a new cash cow

TOP RANK BOSS. Bob Arum has denied a claim that he was 'cold' towards Pacquiao during fight week. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

That time has come, Manny Pacquiao

Jul 05, 2017 - 4:41 PM

The sport of boxing is as unforgiving to older fighters as it is redeeming for younger ones Retirement should be his next step

WARRIOR. With nothing left to prove in the ring, Manny Pacquiao's next step should be retirement. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao urges WBO to act on Games and Amusements Board protest

Jul 05, 2017 - 11:58 AM

I love boxing and I don t wanna see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating says the boxing champ turned senator

'TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.' Manny Pacquiao urges the World Boxing Organization to 'take appropriate action' on the protest letter sent by the Games and Amusements Board. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao: 'I felt I was set up'

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:08 AM

Feeling ko tuloy na set up ako said Manny Pacquiao after his disputed decision loss to Jeff Horn

IN PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao arrives back in GenSan after Horn fight

Jul 03, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Manny Pacquiao returns to GenSan following his decision loss to Jeff Horn

Photo by Wendell Alinea

Pacquiao: I clearly won the fight

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:33 PM

It s clear even if you review the fight says Manny Pacquiao

DISPUTING THE DECISION. Manny Pacquiao says he believes he "clearly" won the fight against Jeff Horn following worldwide backlash over the decision. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

GAB lodges protest with WBO over Pacquiao-Horn officiating

Jul 03, 2017 - 4:06 PM

The Games and Amusements Board is seeking a thorough review of the officiating after Pacquiao was judged the unanimous decision loser against Horn

GAB PROTEST. The boxing governing body of the Philippines has called for a 'thorough review' of the officiating of the Pacquiao-Horn fight by the WBO. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Roach to talk to Pacquiao about retirement after Horn loss

Jul 02, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Freddie Roach stops short of calling the decision a robbery but says he s on the fence about whether Manny Pacquiao should continue

CLOSING TIME. Freddie Roach says he'll have a discussion with Manny Pacquiao about whether it's time to shut down the ride. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Pacquiao's Senate duties hurting boxing career – Arum

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:56 PM

Bob Arum does not think the Pacquiao Horn decision was controversial arguing it could have gone either way

TITLE CHANGE. "I think you cannot spend so much time as a senator and expect to be a world class fighter," says promoter Bob Arum. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

PH, foreign celebrities react to Manny Pacquiao's defeat against Jeff Horn

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Samuel L Jackson Donnie Wahlberg Vicki Belo Lovi Poe and more express their surprise over Manny s loss

Horn wins decision over Pacquiao in bloody Brisbane brawl

Jul 02, 2017 - 1:04 PM

UPDATED Jeff Horn emerges atop a bloody ring to win a controversial decision and the WBO welterweight title at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane Australia

CONTROVERSY IN BRISBANE. Jeff Horn wins a debatable decision over Manny Pacquiao in Brisbane. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Ancajas scores punishing TKO of Kinoshita to retain IBF title

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:29 AM

Jerwin Ancajas makes the most of the spotlight stopping Teiru Kinoshita in the 7th round to retain the IBF junior bantamweight title

AND STILL. Jerwin Ancajas breaks down Teiru Kinoshita to retain his IBF junior bantamweight title. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Pacquiao cousin Jonel Dapidran loses to Australian on Pac-Horn card

Jul 02, 2017 - 9:39 AM

Dapidran loses a unanimous decision in the opening fight of the Pacquiao vs Horn card

POINTS LOSS. Jonel Dapidran suffers his second defeat in 3 fights with a decision loss to Brent Dames. Photo from Dapidran's Facebook

Jeff Horn's proud mom cheers on her son vs Pacquiao

Jul 01, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Leasa Dykstra admits she wasn t a fan of her son becoming a boxer but says she s behind him 100 as he gets ready to fight Manny Pacquiao

PROUD MOM. Leasa Dykstra wasn't always keen on her son becoming a boxer, but she's behind him all the way against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Horn at the scales in Brisbane

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:46 AM

Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn both make weight as do Jerwin Ancajas and Teiru Kinoshita for their respective world title fights

Photo by Wendell Alinea

No weight issues for Pacquiao, Horn in Brisbane

Jul 01, 2017 - 8:26 AM

Manny Pacquiao weighs 146 pounds while Jeff Horn checks in at 147

UP TO SCALE. Jeff Horn makes the 147-pound limit while Pacquiao has no trouble on the scales. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

WATCH: Jerwin Ancajas is ready for primetime

Jun 30, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Ancajas may not get much recognition walking down the street just yet but that could change in the near future

EXPOSURE. Jerwin Ancajas had no Philippine TV coverage for his world title victory or first defense, but will have the world as his stage underneath the Pacquiao-Horn fight. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Rumors of Pacquiao’s decline greatly exaggerated

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Pacquiao is often spoken of as an afterthought in the young welterweight division but even at 38 he s no one s stepping stone

STILL GOING. Manny Pacquiao needs knockouts to remind fans why they fell in love with him, and Jeff Horn may be just what the doctor ordered. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

WATCH: Jeff Horn pounds the mitts before Pacquiao showdown

Jun 29, 2017 - 4:20 PM

A large audience turns out to watch Jeff Horn work out before he challenges WBO welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao

BIG SUPPORT. The fans in Brisbane have gotten behind hometown bet Jeff Horn ahead of his against-the-odds challenge of Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Duco Promotions BIG SUPPORT. The fans in Brisbane have gotten behind hometown bet Jeff Horn ahead of his against-the-odds challenge of Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Duco Promotions

Jeff Horn disrespected by Pacquiao's 'texting', tardiness at press con

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:27 PM

Jeff Horn marks Manny Pacquiao tardy at the press conference and found his phone usage on the dais to be a bit disrespectful

LATE. Jeff Horn says it was "a bit disrespectful" that Manny Pacquiao was on his phone at Wednesday's press conference, for which he arrived late. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Before fighting Pacquiao, Jeff Horn must conquer the scales

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Jeff Horn says he s about 8 pounds over the welterweight limit but he isn t hitting the panic button

WEIGHTING GAME. Jeff Horn, seen with Queensland Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism Kate Jones and trainer Glenn Rushton, will spend the next two days making weight before he focuses on the Pacquiao fight. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Horn promoter calls out Pacquiao for 'texting' during press con

Jun 28, 2017 - 10:53 PM

He’s also a world champion texter because he never gets off the bloody phone says Dean Lonergan

FAST FINGERS. Dean Lonergan thinks Manny Pacquiao is pretty good at texting, but also at boxing too. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pacquiao bashes Mayweather-McGregor as a ‘boring fight’

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Pacquiao doesn t want to say both fighters will run around but he says they ll not be standing and trading punches at close range

NOT EXCITED. Manny Pacquiao thinks Mayweather vs McGregor will be an easy, boring fight for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Wendell Alinea

Jerwin Ancajas gets spotlight of a lifetime on Pacquiao-Horn card

Jun 28, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Jerwin Ancajas will get his biggest exposure – and payday – for his second title defense in the Pacquiao Horn co main event

CHAMPION'S SPOTLIGHT. Jerwin Ancajas (L), seen alongside Irish Olympic star Michael Conlan, will be making a career-high payday and having his highest exposure in the co-featured fight below Pacquiao-Horn. Photo from Ancajas' Facebook

Jeff Horn determined to make his name at Pacquiao's expense

Jun 28, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Few had heard of Jeff Horn before he signed to fight Manny Pacquiao He wants to make sure no one ever forgets his name

UNDERDOG. Everyone loves an underdog, and they'll love Jeff Horn a little more if he can beat Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Aggressive Horn will play into Pacquiao's hands, says Roach

Jun 27, 2017 - 6:20 PM

When people come to Manny he eats them up on the way in says Freddie Roach

READY TO RUMBLE. Manny Pacquiao hasn't scored a knockout in several years, but his trainers think Jeff Horn may be the guy to end that drought. Photos by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Horn has '10-point plan' to defeat Pacquiao, says trainer

Jun 26, 2017 - 1:16 PM

Trainer Glenn Rushton is confident his fighter can beat Manny Pacquiao if he sticks to their game plan

HOMETOWN CHALLENGE. Jeff Horn is stepping way up in class against Manny Pacquiao, but trainer Glenn Rushton is confident he can pull off the upset with their plan. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Promoters confirm: Pacquiao-Horn is official for July 2

Apr 09, 2017 - 12:42 PM

The Queensland government and Duco Events confirm that Manny Pacquiao will fight Jeff Horn on July 2 in Brisbane

FIGHT IS ON. Australian Jeff Horn will have home advantage when he faces Manny Pacquiao on July 2. File photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Pacquiao says next fight in UAE; Horn promoter says Australia

Feb 12, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Manny Pacquiao s tweet leads to confusion with Jeff Horn s promoter saying he has an agreement with Top Rank to stage the fight in Australia

NEXT FIGHT. Manny Pacquiao announced on his Twitter account that he would be fighting in the United Arab Emirates next, but the co-promoter of Jeff Horn says all indications through negotiations with Pacquiao's promoter are that the fight will take place in Australia. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Australia enters ring for Pacquiao-Horn fight

Jan 29, 2017 - 12:48 PM

Queensland state in Australia may play host to Manny Pacquiao s next fight with the 52 500 capacity Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane being considered

FIGHT IN AUSTRALIA? Jeff Horn may get into the ring with Manny Pacquiao, possibly in Australia. Photos from Horn/Pacquiao Facebooks

Manny Pacquiao has never heard of Jeff Horn

Jan 23, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Pacquiao says the fight against Jeff Horn isn t yet finalized and says he won t be fighting 4 times in 2017

ONLY TWO FIGHTS IN 2017. Manny Pacquiao shot down Bob Arum's plan of fighting 4 times in 2017, saying "I'm not a robot." Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Manny Pacquiao to fight 4 times in 2017 farewell tour - report

Jan 11, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Bob Arum says the plan is for Pacquiao to fight Jeff Horn in April then fight in Russia in July in Europe in September before a final bout against Terence Crawford at the of the year

FINAL STRETCH. Bob Arum wants Manny Pacquiao to fight 3 times before capping off his career with a showdown against Terence Crawford at the end of the year. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Manny Pacquiao to face Australian Jeff Horn on April 23

Jan 11, 2017 - 1:50 PM

The fight will take place either in Australia or the United Arab Emirates

SHOWDOWN. 'The Fighting Schoolteacher' Jeff Horn will face 'The Fighting Senator' Manny Pacquiao at a location still to be decided. Photos from Horn/Pacquiao Facebooks