Pacquiao-Broner fight - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pacquiao-Broner fight


Another big payday: Pacquiao banks at least $10M for Broner fight

Jan 24, 2019 - 2:51 PM

Proving his drawing power once again, Manny Pacquiao knocks out the much-publicized Wilder-Fury battle in pay-per-view sales

DOUBLE VICTORY. Manny Pacquiao wins in and out of the ring. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

For Pacquiao, 40 is new 20

Jan 20, 2019 - 9:42 PM

'I can be an aggressive fighter and I give my best at 40,' says Manny Pacquiao after his successful title defense

FIGHTING 40. The 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao admits that Floyd Mayweather is on his radar for his next fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Punch stats: Pacquiao throws punches in bunches

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:47 PM

Returning to his aggressive ways, Manny Pacquiao outjabs and outhits Adrien Broner with power punches

MGM Grand Arena Las Vegas Nevada, Saturday night. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao for president? 'I have no plan'

Jan 20, 2019 - 7:33 PM

The 40-year-old says he is good with serving as senator and giving the country honor through boxing

HIGHEST POST. Manny Pacquiao has been rumored to run for presidency due to his unwavering support for President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from Mayweather Promotions

Pacquiao: 'I wanted to push for KO'

Jan 20, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Manny Pacquiao outjabs Adrien Broner as the American fighter turns out to be a poor copy of Floyd Mayweather

STILL FIERY. Manny Pacquiao throws a left on Adrien Broner during their WBA welterweight championship bout. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Like fine wine: Philippines cheers Pacquiao victory

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:50 PM

While crowds have thinned in the twilight of Pacquiao's career, hordes of fans still gathered in free public viewing events

Manny Pacquiao celebrates after defeating Adrien Broner by unanimous decision in their WBA welterweight championship bout. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Lawmakers hail 40-year-old Pacquiao for defeating younger Broner

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:20 PM

'Ang Pambansang Kamao, Senator Manny Pacquiao, proved today that age is just a number!' says PBA Representative Jericho Nograles

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 19: Manny Pacquiao (R) throws a right on Adrien Broner during the WBA welterweight championship at MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 19, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Broner claims he beat Pacquiao, but numbers show otherwise

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:28 PM

The American thinks the result is geared towards setting up a rematch between the Filipino boxing icon and Floyd Mayweather

DOUBTFUL. Adrien Broner says he controlled the bout against Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Twitter (@ShowtimeBoxing)

LOOK: WOW Pilipinas party lands mat sponsorship for Pacquiao-Broner

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:03 PM

The Philippine party-list group secures an assumed multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal to appear on the ring mat of the Pacquiao-Broner fight

CONTROVERSIAL. The  party-list group WOW Pilipinas is linked to former Cavite governor Jonvic Remulla.

After lopsided win, 40-year-old Pacquiao says career not over

Jan 20, 2019 - 3:51 PM

Boxing's only eight-division world champion posts a dominant triumph over American Adrien Broner to retain his WBA regular welterweight crown

CRAVING FOR MORE. Manny Pacquiao says he has proven that he can still pack a punch at 40 years old. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao dominates Broner to retain WBA welterweight crown

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:40 PM

At 40, Manny Pacquiao makes a resounding statement that he still belongs in the ring after winning over Adrien Broner via unanimous decision

NO STOPPING. Manny Pacquiao racks up his 61st win in is Hall of Fame career. Photo from Twitter (@ShowtimeBoxing)

LOOK: Mayweather pays Pacquiao visit before Broner bout

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:01 PM

It is rumored that a win over Adrien Broner could catapult the Filipino boxing icon to a rematch with the unbeaten American boxer

ROUND TWO. Rumors persist that a rematch between Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao will happen. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao sparring partner beats Perez as 2 Pinoy boxers falter

Jan 20, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Training with Manny Pacquiao proves to be rewarding for Greek-Australian George Kambosos Jr

Pacquiao, Broner breeze through weigh-in

Jan 19, 2019 - 12:54 PM

Adrien Broner's weight hardly poses a concern for Manny Pacquiao who intends to outrun and outgun his opponent

BRING IT. Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner are going to give it their all in the most-awaited fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

HIGHLIGHTS: Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner fight

Jan 19, 2019 - 12:38 PM

The Filipino boxing icon defends his WBA regular welterweight belt for the first time against the American on Sunday, January 20 (Philippine time)

Will Broner's beard come off? Team Pacquiao asks

Jan 18, 2019 - 5:29 PM

Manny Pacquiao's trainers raise concerns on Adrien Broner's long, thick beard before the Nevada Athletic Commission

NO ISSUE. Manny Pacquiao says he’ll fight Adrien Broner ‘with or without the beard.’ Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao on Mayweather rematch: 'Leave it as a question mark for now'

Jan 18, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Many observers view Manny Pacquiao's fight against Adrien Broner as a stepping stone towards a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather

FOCUSED. Manny Pacquiao says he’s just focused on keeping his WBA regular welterweight crown against American challenger Adrien Broner. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Broner ‘not in awe’ of Pacquiao

Jan 17, 2019 - 6:55 PM

'I'm a one-of-a-kind fighter, too. I've made history in this sport,' boasts Pacquiao's American challenger Adrien Broner

FIRED UP. Adrien Broner unleashes a curse-laced tirade during the final Pacquiao-Broner fight press conference. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

4 Filipino boxers in Pacquiao-Broner undercard

Jan 17, 2019 - 12:22 PM

Unbeaten Jhack Tepora heads the cast as he dangles the interim WBA featherweight crown against Mexican Hugo Ruiz

BIG TEST. Jhack 'El Capitan' Tepora hopes to extend his unbeaten streak. Photo from Tepora's Facebook

Pacquiao on Broner: ‘I don't underestimate him’

Jan 16, 2019 - 11:10 PM

On a scale of 1 to 10, Manny Pacquiao rates welterweight crown challenger Adrien Broner as a 7 to 8

FAVORED. Manny Pacquiao may be 11 years older than Adrien Broner, but oddsmakers still install the Filipino eight-division champion as heavy favorite. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Win over Pacquiao turns me into a legend – Broner

Jan 16, 2019 - 7:10 PM

'This fight would definitely be a big statement in my career. It will erase everything that happened,' says Pacquiao's American challenger Adrien Broner

BOLD BRONER. Adrien Broner (center) arrives in Las Vegas, believing he’s ‘100% ready’ against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Mayweather to watch Pacquiao vs Broner, fuels rematch talks

Jan 16, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Mayweather Promotions says Floyd Mayweather Jr will be present on fight night, further fueling speculations that there are ongoing backdoor talks

FIRED UP. Manny Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas for his first title defense versus American challenger. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Buboy sees 4th-round knockout for Pacquiao

Jan 15, 2019 - 10:16 PM

The longtime trainer and childhood friend wants the Filipino boxing legend to be the aggressor in his title defense against American Adrien Broner

LIKE FINE WINE. Manny Pacquiao says he just wants to prove that he can still fight at an elite level at 40 years old. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao returns to Vegas, sets sights on Broner KO

Jan 15, 2019 - 8:58 PM

It is in Las Vegas where the Filipino boxing icon cemented his place as one of the greatest fighters in the world

'Monster' Broner ready to bring down Pacman

Jan 14, 2019 - 9:02 PM

Reports coming from Broner's camp say that the 4-time world champion is training hard to put Pacquiao down

PACMAN READY. Adrien Broner is back to ripped self after the holidays. Photo from Adrien Broner's Instagram

Pacquiao: 'All I want is to win convincingly'

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:08 PM

Manny Pacquiao wants a knockout versus Adrien Broner, but the Filipino ring icon also doesn't mind settling for a convincing win

READY. Manny Pacquiao says he’s already ‘contented’ with his training. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP

Manny's killer instinct back – Roach

Jan 13, 2019 - 9:11 PM

'He told me he'll knock this guy out, he's never told me that in my life,' Freddie Roach on Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao goes savage mode in sparring

Jan 13, 2019 - 7:18 PM

The Filipino boxing legend wobbles sparring partner Arnold Gonzalez thrice and nearly finishes off the amateur standout

ALL OUT. Amateur boxer Arnold Gonzalez (left) says Saturday’s sparring session was the hardest Manny Pacquiao hit him. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP

At 40, why was Pacquiao picked to beat Broner?

Jan 13, 2019 - 12:57 PM

Based on ring records, it should be a close call yet betting odds still heavily favor Manny Pacquiao over American challenger Adrien Broner

LEAN AND MEAN. Manny Pacquiao shows off his chiseled physique. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

No way but down for Broner, says Team Pacquiao

Jan 12, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune thinks Manny Pacquiao has gotten stronger but has kept his speed

QUICK FINISH. Team Pacquiao says American challenger Adrien Broner may be headed for an early knockout. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

No overtraining for Pacquiao

Jan 12, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Having hit peak form, Manny Pacquiao doesn't want to push his body to its limit a week before his title defense against Adrien Broner

ADVANTAGE. Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach think that speed and agility remain as the Filipino boxing icon’s edge. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

I will always beat Pacquiao – Broner

Jan 11, 2019 - 6:25 PM

American challenger Adrien Broner boasts he doesn't even need to throw a lot of punches to stop Manny Pacquiao

CONFIDENT. Adrien Broner expects to win, and maybe even score a knockout, against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Remember the Pacquiao that demolished Hatton? He's back, says trainer

Jan 11, 2019 - 4:59 PM

Manny Pacquiao has been flashing the same form he showed in disposing of Ricky Hatton and Antonio Margarito

Like old times, Pacquiao holds court at Wild Card

Jan 10, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Freddie Roach's famed gym springs back to life with the return of the Filipino eight-division world champion

CENTER OF ATTRACTION. Manny Pacquiao draws fans, pro boxers, and the media back at the Wild Card gym. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao to fight on after Broner

Jan 10, 2019 - 7:33 PM

Not only does Manny Pacquiao aim to prolong his career, the 40-year-old boxing legend also wants to prove he's still the best

RIPPED. Manny Pacquiao shows off his ripped body during the media workout. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao plays down presidency talk, eyes on Broner

Jan 10, 2019 - 8:47 AM

'I want to maintain my name at the top and to show that even at 40 years old I can still give the best of Manny Pacquiao,' says the Filipino boxing icon

FOCUSED. Manny Pacquiao and longtime trainer Freddie Roach take a break from a sparring session at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao: 'I forgot how much fun winning a fight by knockout'

Jan 03, 2019 - 10:48 PM

The Filipino boxing icon says he's definitely looking for a knockout against American challenger Adrien Broner

FOCUSED. Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach work the mitts at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Refreshed Pacquiao impresses in sparring session

Dec 30, 2018 - 9:09 PM

Less than a month before his title defense versus Adrian Broner, the Filipino boxing icon puts on a clinic against 3 sparring partners

TOP FORM. Manny Pacquiao does a short mitts session with trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao, Broner train on Christmas

Dec 26, 2018 - 8:34 PM

Even Christmas can't stop Manny Pacquiao and his opponent Adrien Broner from training for their big fight

DAILY GRIND. Manny Pacquiao spends Christmas by working out with his team and his family. Photo from Manny Pacquiao's Instagram

Pacquiao kicks off U.S. training on Christmas Eve

Dec 25, 2018 - 2:20 PM

Manny Pacquiao grinds it out immediately in Los Angeles by running and working out in the gym

GYM RAT. Manny Pacquiao confines himself to the gym in line with his preparations for the fight against Adrien Broner. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Pacquiao trains hours before boarding plane

Dec 22, 2018 - 11:17 PM

Manny Pacquiao squeezes in time for training and catches his evening flight bound for Los Angeles

TIME MANAGEMENT. Manny Pacquiao shows everyone how serious he is in training. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Fernandez promises 'hungry, fiery' Pacquiao for Broner fight

Dec 21, 2018 - 9:31 PM

Chief trainer Buboy Fernandez believes that Manny Pacquiao is now more aggressive in training

'MORE AGGRESSIVE'. Buboy Fernandez assures everyone that Manny Pacquiao can come back stronger than before. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Manny Pacquiao still pushing at 40 ahead of title defense

Dec 17, 2018 - 5:05 PM

The Filipino boxing legend celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday, December 17, with a grand party where he is raffling away cars and motorcycles

PACMAN. Manny Pacquiao will make his first title defense for his WBA welterweight belt against American Adrien Broner. Photos by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Turning 40 next week, Pacquiao learns to listen to his body

Dec 13, 2018 - 10:44 PM

'When you become older, you have to balance and control,' says Manny Pacquiao as he gears up for his January 19 bout versus Adrien Broner

PACING. Unlike before, Manny Pacquiao now won't hesitate to skip training. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

At age 40, Manny Pacquiao embarks on unknown path with last act

Nov 22, 2018 - 10:58 AM

If Pacquiao does not prepare to take Adrien Broner seriously, he could be in for a rude awakening against the one-time Mayweather protégé

STILL YOUNG. Manny Pacquiao may have toned down the training dial due to age, but the Filipino icon says he feel stronger. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Roach reunites with Pacquiao for January fight

Nov 22, 2018 - 8:12 AM

After an abrupt split last year, trainer Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao agree to work together again for the the Filipino boxing icon's bout versus Adrien Broner

REUNITED. Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach meet for the first time in a year at the Filipino fighter’s suite at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills late Tuesday. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Broner aims to add Pacquiao among his southpaw victims

Nov 21, 2018 - 4:06 PM

As the youngest ever to become a four-division world champion, Adrien Broner thinks he has the tools to send Manny Pacquiao into retirement

NO LEFTY. American Adrien Broner says no southpaw fighter has stopped him. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao, Roach at loggerheads over reunion

Nov 21, 2018 - 9:12 AM

'I'm not going to make a move until Manny calls me. If he can't call me, there will be no deal,' says Freddie Roach

NO CONTACT. Renowned trainer Freddie Roach and his protege Manny Pacquiao both admit they haven't spoken for a year. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao to train full blast vs Broner in U.S.

Nov 18, 2018 - 7:40 AM

The Filipino boxing icon gears up for his January 19 title defense versus Adrien Broner

BUILDUP. Manny Pacquiao is set to start training camp soon. File photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Pacquiao, Broner to unveil fight details next week

Nov 15, 2018 - 10:15 AM

Manny Pacquiao and former American champion Adrien Broner are expected to fight on January 19 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

STILL AT IT. Retirement isn’t on the cards yet for Manny Pacquiao as he faces Adrien Broner a month after he turns 40. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP