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Pacquiao parlays rags-to-riches story into political punch

Apr 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Manny Pacquiao is nearly guaranteed a Senate seat as his message of hope strikes a chord with impoverished voters

NEW RING. Filipino boxing champion and senate candidate Emmanuel Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao (L), distribute elections shirts on villagers during a political campaign in the town of Bay, Laguna province, Philippines, 28 April 2016. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao returns home after Bradley win

Apr 14, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Manny Pacquiao makes one final post fight arrival at NAIA following what he says was his last bout

Filipino boxing icon Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao holding his World Boxing Organization WBO International Welterweight Championship title poses for pictures upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines, 14 April 2016. Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila after his unanimous win over US boxer Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas, USA in their World Boxing Organization WBO International Welterweight Championship title bout. Pacquiao declared his retirement from boxing following his match to focus on his family and political career. Pacquiao is running for Senator in the upcoming Philippine elections on 09 May. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch 'more likely than not' - Arum

Apr 13, 2016 - 5:10 PM

It s close to 50 50 but probably leaning more toward the fight happening says Pacquiao s promoter Bob Arum

OUT OF RETIREMENT? The demand for one more showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr could be too much to pass up, says Bob Arum. File photo by Top Rank

There will never be another Manny Pacquiao

Apr 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Whether or not Pacquiao sticks to his retirement Pacquiao s legacy as the greatest Filipino athlete ever is secure

FAIRY TALE ENDING. If this was the last time Manny Pacquiao enters a boxing ring, he left the sport on his own terms. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

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Apr 11, 2016 - 12:52 PM

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Roach: Pacquiao doesn't realize how hard retirement is

Apr 10, 2016 - 6:40 PM

I’m not really sure if he’s gonna retire yet It’s a difficult sport to quit says Freddie Roach

RETIREMENT. Manny Pacquiao says he wants to see what life is like after boxing - but can't definitively close the door on his boxing career. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Philippines celebrates Pacquiao's bitter-sweet final victory

Apr 10, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Manny Pacquiao s victory is celebrated at home in the Philippines as he looks towards a life after boxing

FINAL FIGHT. Manny Pacquiao says he is done with boxing - but more than a few feel he'll rethink his decision. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Pacquiao '50-50' on whether he'll remain retired

Apr 10, 2016 - 4:01 PM

My heart is 50 50 says Pacquiao after scoring a crowd pleasing victory over Timothy Bradley Jr in their third fight

ON THE FENCE. Manny Pacquiao acknowledged that he is entering unknown territory as he looks towards life without boxing. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Petinju Manny Pacquiao kalahkan Tim Bradley dalam pertarungan perpisahan di Las Vegas

Apr 10, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Setelah pertandingan ini Manny menyatakan akan menggantung sarung tinjunya dan fokus pada karir politik

PERPISAHAN. Manny Pacquiao akan melawan Tim Bradley dalam pertarungan perpisahannya sebelum Pemilu Filipina bulan Mei mendatang. Screenshot dari livestream

WATCH: Pacquiao knocks Bradley down twice

Apr 10, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Manny Pacquiao drops Tim Bradley in rounds 7 and 9 en route to a one sided decision in their third showdown

BEATDOWN IN LAS VEGAS. Manny Pacquiao drops Timothy Bradley for the first two times in their trilogy. Photo by Troi Santos/Rappler

Pacquiao pounds Bradley to win one-sided decision

Apr 10, 2016 - 12:29 PM

Manny Pacquiao turns back the clock to deliver a punishing beating to Tim Bradley Jr in their third bout

Pacquiao enjoyed the cheers of the crowd one last time before retiring. Photo by Troi Santos/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley 3

Apr 10, 2016 - 8:58 AM

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Welterweight champ Jessie Vargas sees Pacquiao-Bradley 3 as '50-50 fight'

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:33 AM

Jessie Vargas doesn t think Bradley beat Pacquiao in either of their first two fights but says his time could come this Saturday

INTERESTED SPECTATOR. WBO welterweight titleholder Jessie Vargas thinks Timothy Bradley has as good a shot as ever to beat Manny Pacquiao in their third fight. Photo by Troi Santos/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao and Bradley on the scale

Apr 09, 2016 - 10:05 AM

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley both looked ripped and ready for their third fight

WEIGH-IN. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr pose for photographers at Friday's weigh-in. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Pacquiao is a good guy who 'misspoke' against gays – Arum

Apr 09, 2016 - 8:59 AM

Arum describes Pacquiao as a great humanitarian but says the Filipino boxing legend cannot be excused for his incendiary comments toward homosexuals

PACMAN COMETH. Manny Pacquiao has been surrounded by controversy due to his anti-gay comments leading up to his third fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. Photo by Troi Santos/Rappler

Pacquiao weighs 145.5, Bradley checks in a pound heavier

Apr 09, 2016 - 6:31 AM

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley easily make the 147 pound weight limit for their third fight in Las Vegas

SCALED DOWN. Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr both made the weight easily. Screenshot from livestream

Radio show appearance brought Bradley, Atlas together

Apr 08, 2016 - 2:06 PM

Teddy Atlas thought his days as a trainer were behind him until Timothy Bradley Jr coaxed back into the gym

Teddy Atlas and Timothy Bradley Jr have found a special rapport in their short time together. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

WATCH: Floyd Mayweather Sr on Pacquiao-Bradley 3, retirement

Apr 08, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Floyd Mayweather Sr thinks Bradley will get the better of the action but won t get the decision

BIG FLOYD. Floyd Mayweather Sr says he thinks Tim Bradley Jr will get the better of the action. He just won't get the decision. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao eyes legacy as retirement looms

Apr 08, 2016 - 1:54 PM

With just days remaining in Pacquiao s career he aims to punctuate his legacy as one of the best of this generation

FINAL LAP. Manny Pacquiao concludes the final run of his preparations for the third Tim Bradley Jr fight - and maybe of his boxing career. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Veteran referee Robert Byrd pulls out of Pacquiao-Bradley bout

Apr 08, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Robert Byrd who refused to elaborate on his ailment will be replaced by Tony Weeks

NEW REF. Tony Weeks, seen raising Manny Pacquiao's hand after the third Juan Manuel Marquez fight, will work Pacquiao's third fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Sparring partners say Pacquiao in devastating form

Apr 08, 2016 - 10:17 AM

Haskell Rhodes and Ghislain Maduma expect Manny Pacquiao to earn a dominant victory over Timothy Bradley Jr in their third meeting

GYM WARS. Haskell Rhodes (L) and Ghislain Maduma (R) battled Manny Pacquiao in the gym and say the 8-division boxing champion has an excellent shot at ending his career on a high note. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Arum: Pacquiao should retire to preserve his health

Apr 08, 2016 - 8:25 AM

He means too much to his country and the world says Bob Arum

HANG EM UP. Manny Pacquiao says his third fight with Timothy Bradley Jr will be the last of his 21-year career. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

From $20 to $20 million, Pacquiao's journey to final payday

Apr 07, 2016 - 2:16 PM

From taking a 3 hour boat ride to Mindoro for his first fight to headlining in Las Vegas Manny Pacquiao has come far in life as a professional boxer

FROM NOTHING TO SOMETHING. Manny Pacquiao has risen from anonymity to become one of the highest earning athletes in the world. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Bangladesh Bank heist, Bradley on Pacquiao, Facebook | 12PM wRap

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:35 PM

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Layoff helped restore hunger to fight, says Pacquiao

Apr 07, 2016 - 10:38 AM

Manny Pacquiao believes his 11 month absence from boxing following last year s defeat to Floyd Mayweather has left him hungrier than ever

TRILOGY. Manny Pacquiao says he wants an exciting result for Saturday's fight - even if he hasn't stopped an opponent since 2009. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Fights with Canelo, Crawford await Pacquiao if he skips retirement

Apr 07, 2016 - 10:09 AM

Pacquiao has announced his plan to retire after his third fight with Tim Bradley That hasn t stopped those around him from speculating on possible opponents

ONE LAST FIGHT. Manny Pacquiao (L) sounds less convincing that Saturday's fight against Timothy Bradley (R) will be his last. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

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

Freddie Roach dismisses Teddy Atlas’ impact on third fight

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:16 AM

Roach isn t convinced a new trainer can produce a new result in the third fight between Pacquiao and Bradley

CORNER TALK. Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao have been together since 2001, while Timothy Bradley and trainer Teddy Atlas only began working together last year. File photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

Teddy Atlas unleashed: The 5 best corner speeches by Timothy Bradley's trainer

Apr 05, 2016 - 9:52 AM

Teddy Atlas motivational speeches might be one of the best reasons to watch Pacquiao vs Bradley 3

CORNER GENERAL. Teddy Atlas' brand of emotionally charged corner speeches bring out the best in his fighters - and make for excellent theater. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Manny Pacquiao dodges near-assault in LA - reports

Apr 04, 2016 - 1:28 PM

The boxer was by the door of his Ferrari at the backdoor parking lot when the unidentified assailant rushed to him

Pacquiao defies Grove ban: 'It's a public place'

Apr 01, 2016 - 10:48 PM

It s a public place available for everybody said Pacquiao who vows to continue patronizing the popular shopping area

SHOP TIL YOU DROP. Manny Pacquiao says he'll continue to visit The Grove - even if management doesn't want him there. Photo by Wendall Alinea/Rappler

Roach offers to train Pacquiao's Olympic bid for free

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Freddie Roach wants to help Manny Pacquiao win the Philippines first Olympic gold

ROAD TO RIO. Manny Pacquiao is headed for retirement - but still has dreams of competing in the Olympics. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao leaves door open to boxing comeback

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:18 AM

I cannot say yes or no My decision is to go back to the Philippines and help the people says Pacquiao

HEAVY HITTER. Manny Pacquiao insists he wants to dedicate himself to politics but admits he can't definitively say he'll never come back. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Hungry Bradley will beat Pacquiao, says former champ Juan Diaz

Mar 29, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Pacquiao is on his way out says former lightweight champion Juan Diaz who is picking Bradley to win a decision over Pacquiao

ONE LAST FIGHT. Manny Pacquiao (L) says he will retire to focus on politics after his third fight with Timothy Bradley Jr (R) on April 9. File photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

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Mar 28, 2016 - 7:24 PM

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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

WATCH: Pacquiao helps design fight trunks for third Bradley fight

Mar 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Manny Pacquiao takes an active role in designing his new fight trunks for his first fight since splitting with Nike

SEAMLESS SEAMSTRESS. Manny Pacquiao's new trunks will feature his fist logo and not his old "MP" logo. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Referee, judges named for Pacquiao vs Bradley 3

Mar 24, 2016 - 4:47 AM

Robert Byrd who refereed their first fight in 2012 will officiate their third fight as well

TOUR OF DUTY. Robert Byrd, seen between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr during their first fight, will work their third fight as well. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Bradley hints at ‘big game plan’ for third Pacquiao fight

Mar 17, 2016 - 6:55 PM

We have a big game plan going into this fight and I am looking closely at Pacquiao and his weaknesses says Bradley

THIRD TRY. Timothy Bradley, seen with new trainer Teddy Atlas (R) and cutman Malcolm Garrett, is hoping a third fight is the charm against Manny Pacquiao. File photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao jogs in Los Angeles

Mar 16, 2016 - 11:09 AM

Manny Pacquiao hits the road as he continues preparations for his April 9 fight against Timothy Bradley Jr

ROAD WORK. Manny Pacquiao is logging miles on the road in training camp. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Pacquiao promises fireworks in third Bradley fight

Mar 15, 2016 - 10:14 AM

It’s going to answer all the questions that are in the minds of the fans Pacquiao says of the third fight with Tim Bradley Jr

LAST LEG. Manny Pacquiao is in Los Angeles finishing up training camp for his third fight with Timothy Bradley Jr. Photo by Top Rank

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Mar 14, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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Bradley beating Pacquiao wouldn't surprise WBO champ Vargas

Mar 14, 2016 - 5:25 PM

It would surprise me if he knocked him out It would not surprise me if he won by decision says the newly crowned WBO welterweight champ

UPSET POSSIBLE? Jessie Vargas, seen during his 2015 fight against Timothy Bradley Jr, says he wouldn't be shocked to see his former rival beat Manny Pacquiao. File photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao will knock out Bradley, says trainer Robert Garcia

Mar 14, 2016 - 2:43 PM

Trainer Robert Garcia believes that Manny Pacquiao will punctuate his rivalry with Timothy Bradley Jr in convincing fashion

ONE MORE FIGHT. Boxing trainer Robert Garcia thinks Manny Pacquiao will score his first knockout in years against Timothy Bradley Jr. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Rousey speaks against Pacquiao's comments: There was no ’Thou shall not be gay’

Feb 24, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Former UFC women s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey says she disagrees with Manny Pacquiao s recent comments on homosexuality

DIFFERENT STANCES. UFC fighter Ronda Rousey doesn't approve of Manny Pacquiao's position on homosexuality. Photo from Pacquiao's Instagram account

Pacquiao not in negotiations with Under Armour - report

Feb 23, 2016 - 6:41 PM

Manny Pacquiao may have worn Under Armour shoes to play basketball but the Filipino boxing legend is reportedly not in talks for a sponsorship deal with the company

UNDER ARMED. Manny Pacquiao isn't in talks with Under Armour, the Baltimore Sun reports. Photo by Kim Tiblani/EPA

Pacquiao negotiating new deals after Nike axe

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:36 PM

There are several already now in the pipeline says Pacquiao s business manager Eric Pineda

NEGOTIATING TABLE. Manny Pacquiao is still fielding offers from companies despite his falling out with Nike. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Political dynasties, Pacquiao fight, Zuckerberg on encryption | 12PM wRap

Feb 23, 2016 - 12:13 PM

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Manny Pacquiao deserves a second chance

Feb 23, 2016 - 9:35 AM

His controversial LGBT statements have put him in hot water But if anyone deserves a second chance it s Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao's record of world title wins in 8 divisions is a record which will likely never be broken. Photo by Louie Traub/EPA

Controversial Pacquiao video 'edited in good faith' – TV5

Feb 21, 2016 - 10:57 PM

TV5 says its video of Manny Pacquiao s comments on gay marriage was minimally edited in good faith

'GOOD FAITH.' TV5 says its presentation of Manny Pacquiao's comments did not alter his message. File photo by John Javellana/Rappler