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Pacquiao wants $20 million to face Crawford, says Koncz

Jan 03, 2017 - 10:45 AM

We’ll fight Crawford but we want a guarantee of 20 million says Pacquiao adviser Michael Koncz

SHOW ME THE MANNY. Manny Pacquiao would face the undefeated Terence Crawford, but wants to get paid well for it. File photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Pacquiao pounds Vargas to win WBO welterweight title

Nov 06, 2016 - 1:06 PM

UPDATED Manny Pacquiao wins the WBO welterweight title for the third time with a unanimous decision over Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas

CHAMPION AGAIN. Manny Pacquiao dropped Jessie Vargas in round two and was the quicker man throughout. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao estimates he's given away $200 million during career

Nov 05, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Manny Pacquiao says he gives away almost half of his prize money each time he fights

CHARITABLE. Manny Pacquiao (L) has made an estimated $500 million in his 21-year boxing career, but says he has given away much of it. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

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Nov 04, 2016 - 12:26 PM

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Pacquiao to be paid on 'percentage' while Vargas earns career-high payday

Nov 04, 2016 - 7:55 AM

WBO welterweight champ Jessie Vargas will make his biggest payday yet while Pacquiao s purse is virtually on percentage

FLYING SOLO. After HBO declined to carry the Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas pay-per-view, Top Rank decided to go it alone and distribute the fight themselves. Photo by Wendell Alinea

McGregor earns record-breaking payday for UFC 202 rematch vs Diaz

Aug 21, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Conor McGregor will pocket a guarantee of 3 million for his win over Nate Diaz the highest paycheck for a UFC fighter

CASHING IN. Conor McGregor gets his money's worth out of his rematch with Nate Diaz. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Brock Lesnar earns record-breaking payday for UFC 200 fight

Jul 10, 2016 - 6:57 PM

Brock Lesnar s purse for his win over Mark Hunt shatters the previous record set by Conor McGregor

BEAST PAYDAY. Brock Lesnar has two and a half million reasons to feel happy after his win over Mark Hunt. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Bradley endorses Pacquiao’s senatorial bid in friendly presser

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:10 AM

In a press conference devoid of animosity Timothy Bradley Jr says Pacquiao is the only one out there that’s gonna do right for the Filipino people

BUDDY BUDDY. Timothy Bradley Jr surprisingly has given Manny Pacquiao what might be his strongest political endorsement to date. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Bradley: Pacquiao is only fighting for money

Mar 24, 2016 - 5:31 PM

[Manny] already has his place in history as one of the best fighters I don’t says Timothy Bradley Jr

ONE LAST FIGHT. Manny Pacquiao says his fight with Timothy Bradley Jr on April 9 will be the last of his 21 year career. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Boxing legend Luisito Espinosa receives justice 17 years later

Jun 16, 2015 - 9:53 PM

The Court of Appeals rules that two time boxing champion Luisito Espinosa is owed 130 349 plus interest in unpaid prize money from a 1997 fight

LINDOL. Luisito Espinosa, seen wearing his WBC featherweight championship belt, is now living and working in Hong Kong. Photo from Wikipedia

Mayweather vs Pacquiao PPV numbers projected over 5 million buys

May 09, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Estimates say Mayweather will earn between 250 275 million while Pacquiao will make 170 190 million for their May 2 fight

SHOW ME THE MONEY. Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr will make a lot of money for a fight where neither was particularly damaged. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Filipino priest to Pope Francis: Help PH tuna workers

May 05, 2015 - 1:51 PM

Reverend Father Rey Carvyn Ondap seeks the aid of the pontiff in stamping out malpractices in the Philippine tuna industry

Filipino wives appeal for fishermen-husbands detained in Indonesia

May 02, 2015 - 8:00 AM

There’s nothing [here] that’s why they run to Indonesia All I want that somebody helps us We just want our family to come home

Decent jobs? The case of Filipino handline fishermen

May 01, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Handliners are often subjected to hazardous working conditions sleeping in cramped quarters with no clean and adequate water months away from home

PH tuna fishing sustainable – expert

Sep 06, 2014 - 11:35 AM

According to the science manager of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention the Philippines – compared to other countries – has been compliant with tuna conservations measures

US humanitarian doctor beats Ebola

Aug 21, 2014 - 9:02 PM

Samaritan s Purse hailed the doctor s courageous spirit as he battled the virus which has killed 1 350 people in West Africa since March


US evacuating two Americans sick with Ebola

Aug 02, 2014 - 8:11 AM

3rd UPDATE Charity group Samaritan s Purse says two of its staffmembers are in serious condition

World Ebola fears grow: Europe, Asia on alert

Jul 31, 2014 - 8:12 AM

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grow with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic is out of control

A photograph made available 27 July 2014 shows Liberian health workers in protective gear on the way to bury a woman who died of the Ebola virus from the isolation unit in Foya, Lofa County, Liberia, 02 July 2014. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Two Americans infected with Ebola in Liberia outbreak

Jul 27, 2014 - 8:14 PM

UPDATED Physician Kent Brantly and hygienist Nancy Writebol both working in an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia are among the epidemic s latest victims

Pacquiao OK to earn less vs Mayweather

Sep 24, 2012 - 1:13 PM

Manny Pacquiao says yes to a 55 45 split with Floyd Mayweather Jr to make the fight happen

Pacquiao arriving in Los Angeles for training camp last May. Photo by Chris Farina, Top Rank

Preventing violence against women before it happens

May 26, 2012 - 9:27 PM

Steps women can take from taking a new route home to avoid a would be stalker