WBO welterweight - updates

Rappler's latest stories on WBO welterweight


Nietes-Palicte title bout moved to Los Angeles

Jul 13, 2018 - 8:12 PM

The all-Filipino battle for the vacant WBO welterweight crown has been reset to September 8 at the Los Angeles Staples Center

COMPATRIOTS. Donnie Nietes (left) holds a vast edge in experience over Aston Palicte. Rappler file photo

Jeff Horn retains WBO welterweight title with TKO win over Corcoran

Dec 13, 2017 - 10:25 PM

Horn is now in line to face the undefeated American Terence Crawford

STILL CHAMP. Australian boxer Jeff Horn (left) and English boxer Gary Corcoran fight during their World Boxing Organisation welterweight title bout at Brisbane Convention Centre in Brisbane on December 13, 2017. Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organization welterweight title with an 11th round TKO win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on December 13. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

WBO champ Jeff Horn a 'dirty' fighter, taunts challenger Corcoran's camp

Dec 11, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Australian champion Jeff Horn defends his World Boxing Organization welterweight belt for the first time against English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on December 13

NEXT FIGHT. World Boxing Organization titleholder Jeff Horn (left) of Australia and Gary Corcoran of Britain attend a press conference at Brisbane Convention Centre on October 23, 2017. Horn will defend his WBO World welterweight title for the first time when he takes on Corcoran on December 13. 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

Palace: Nothing will change, Pacquiao still People's Champ

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Malacañang reminds Filipinos of the many victories Manny Pacquiao brought to the Philippines throughout his prizefighting career

'NOTHING WILL CHANGE.' Manny Pacquiao (R) loses via unanimous decision to Jeff Horn, but Malacañang and Pacquiao's colleagues in government stand by him 'in victory and in defeat.' Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao vs Horn - Battle of Brisbane

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Follow live updates of the Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn WBO welterweight title fight plus IBF junior bantamweight champ Jerwin Ancajas vs Teiru Kinoshita

Pacquiao team says Horn fight will be 'short and sweet'

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:58 PM

The legendary Filipino one of the greatest fighters of his generation is widely tipped to triumph over the unbeaten Horn in front of an expected 50 000 people at Brisbane s Suncorp Stadium

BANGING OUT. Manny Pacquiao works the punch mitts and fields questions from reporters at his media workout in Brisbane. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

HIGHLIGHTS: Pacquiao defeats Vargas in ring return

Nov 06, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Pacquiao regains the WBO welterweight crown with his victory

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after the conclusion of his WBO welterweight championship fight against Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Bradley vacates WBO title ahead of third Pacquiao fight

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Timothy Bradley Jr was forced to vacate the WBO welterweight championship

WATCH: Teddy Atlas fires up Tim Bradley with motivational speech

Nov 09, 2015 - 2:05 PM

Atlas who is known for dramatic speeches in between rounds gave Bradley a fiery motivational lecture during his fight with Brandon Rios

GAME-CHANGING SPEECH. Timothy Bradley Jr. (right) was fired up after his new trainer Teddy Atlas gave a highly motivating speech during his fight against Brandon Rios. Screengrab from muviScene YouTube

Khan, Maidana eye Pacquiao bout

Jan 08, 2015 - 11:31 PM

Still no fight with Mayweather? Amir Khan and Marcos Maidana are two fighters that want to test their mettle against Manny Pacquiao

WHO FIGHTS MANNY? Amir Khan (L) and Marcos Maidana (R) are two possible opponents for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Khan photo by Andrew Yates/AFP. Maidana photo from his Facebook page

'Baby Israel' is 5th child of Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao

Apr 28, 2014 - 9:02 AM

The Pacquiaos fifth child is apparently named after the embattled state that the couple have been frequenting since they became born again Christians

Rappler Newscast | April 14, 2014

Apr 14, 2014 - 9:32 PM

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VLOG: Pacquiao beats Rios, vows to keep fighting

Nov 24, 2013 - 10:36 PM

After nearly year long lay off Manny Pacquiao steps back into the ring and proves he is still on top of his game outboxing the younger Brandon Rios


Nov 24, 2013 - 6:43 PM

Relive Manny Pacquiao s unanimous decision win over Brandon Rios through these photos

Pacquiao beats Rios in unanimous decision

Nov 24, 2013 - 1:30 PM

Pacquiao bounces back from two consecutive losses taking down Brandon Rios via unanimous decision

Fans flock to Cotai Arena for Pacquiao vs Rios

Nov 24, 2013 - 10:33 AM

Hours before the Clash in Cotai fans rush to the arena to witness the fight between Filipino Manny Pacquiao and American boxer Brandon Rios

FIGHT FANS. Boxing fans enter the Cotai Arena one after the other to witness the Pacquiao vs Rios match. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Bradley keeps clean slate after nipping Provodnikov

Mar 17, 2013 - 7:14 PM

Despite getting knocked down in the last seconds Timothy Bradley earned a unanimous decision over Ruslan Provodnikov to keep his welterweight title

Shocker: Bradley takes down Pacquiao

Jun 10, 2012 - 1:02 PM

Timothy Bradley takes the WBO Welterweight title from Manny Pacquiao