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Sangiao explains Sangcha-an’s failure to secure USADA clearance

Sep 14, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao shoots down all malicious speculations explaining why Roldan Sangcha an did not receive the green light from both UFC and USADA

CLEARANCE. Team Lakay coach Mark Sangiao reveals to Rappler that Roldan Sangcha-an  has to go through a 4-month process to get a USADA clearance. Screenshot from YouTube.com/William Buya

BJ Penn removed from UFC 199 due to IV usage

May 24, 2016 - 7:13 PM

The 37 year old Hawaiian discloses his usage of IV in the pre fight drug test which is prohibited by the United States Anti Doping Agency

REMOVED. UFC is forced to cancel BJ Penn’s return to active competition as he has been suspended due to usage of IV. File photo from Penn's Facebook

Doping claims overshadow Mayweather 'finale'

Sep 11, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Floyd Mayweather steps into the ring Saturday for what he says will be the last time amid accusations he violated anti doping rules

Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Koncz shoulders blame for failure to disclose Pacquiao injury

May 06, 2015 - 1:18 AM

It was just an inadvertent mistake said Pacquiao s adviser

Manny Pacquiao and Michael Koncz pose for photos before Pacquiao's 2013 fight with Brandon Rios. Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP

Pacquiao faces sanctions for not disclosing injury

May 05, 2015 - 3:53 PM

The attorney general will investigate why Pacquiao’s handlers checked no on their medical questionnaire before the fight

Manny Pacquiao says his right shoulder went out in round four after his big flurry had Mayweather in trouble. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Manny Pacquiao to have surgery on shoulder

May 05, 2015 - 10:44 AM

Doctors have deemed Manny Pacquiao s shoulder injury serious enough to require surgery

Manny Pacquiao keeps a smile despite having his right arm in a sling on Sunday afternoon after the fight. Photo from Top Rank's Twitter account

Pacquiao didn't ask for shoulder injections – commission

May 05, 2015 - 8:49 AM

Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar says no such document exists when asked about Pacquiao s claim that they had sought permission for shoulder injections two weeks before the fight

Manny Pacquiao keeps a smile despite having his right arm in a sling on Sunday afternoon after the fight. Photo from Top Rank's Twitter account

Manny Pacquiao: 'We were sabotaged'

May 04, 2015 - 10:57 AM

Manny Pacquiao says the Nevada Athletic Commission barred him from injecting numbing agents in his injured shoulder even if it was legal adding Floyd Mayweather Jr knew of his injury consistently pulling at his arm during the fight

Manny Pacquiao says his right shoulder went out in round four after his big flurry had Mayweather in trouble. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao tested by USADA for 13th time before weigh-in

May 02, 2015 - 8:48 AM

Pacquiao has had his blood or urine tested 13 times before Saturday s fight while the number of times Mayweather has been randomly tested remains unknown

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr pose for the fans after Friday's weigh-in. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

USADA tested Pacquiao 12 times; Roach hopes testing was even

May 02, 2015 - 1:02 AM

USADA says the number of tests administered would be released after the program is completed

Manny Pacquiao has submitted to random blood testing from USADA 12 times, his trainer said. Mayweather's trainer said he didn't know how many times his son had. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao questions Mayweather's manhood, proposes charity fight

Jan 19, 2014 - 9:06 PM

Manny Pacquiao has upped the ante against Floyd Mayweather challenging him to a fight to prove his manhood with all proceeds to go to charity

PUT UP OR SHUT UP. Manny Pacquiao has upped the ante against Floyd Mayweather, bringing his manhood into question and challenging him to fight for charity. File photos from AFP