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Pacquiao presses senatorial campaign despite kidnap threat

SAN PABLO, Philippines (AP) Boxing star Manny Pacquiao has pressed on with his campaign for a seat in the Philippine Senate, barnstorming in a province south of Manila despite a reported militant plot to kidnap him. Pacquiao said Thursday he doubted the threat but would not ignore it, although he had few visible security escorts as he campaigned in Laguna province, shaking hands...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philippine president: Terrorist group allegedly plotted to kidnap Pacquiao

Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao may have been the target of a terror group's kidnapping plot, Philippine president Benigno Aquino III said via the Associated Press on Wednesday. The Abu Sayyaf militants, blamed for beheading a Canadian hostage earlier this week, were also said to have been plotting to kill Aquino himself and explode bombs in Manila to try to secure funding from the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrorist group plotted to kidnap Manny Pacquiao

Terrorist group Abu Sayyaf had plans recently to kidnap Filipino icon and politician Manny Pacquiao, the country’s president said on Wednesday. Philippines President Benigno Aquino III said Wednesday that Abu Sayyaf, a Muslim militant group, had plans to bomb Manila, kidnap Pacquiao and potentially assassinate Aquino. The group’s plans were uncovered, and the country apparently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley pay-per-view numbers are ‘terrible’

The pay-per-view numbers for the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight that you probably forgot even happened have been disappointing, unsurprisingly. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday that the numbers for the fight were “terrible.” According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, Arum estimated the number of buys to be between 400,000-500,000, though some are not even confident it will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO to show Pacquiao vs. Bradley fight replay Saturday April 16 at 10pm

HBO Sports serves up the exclusive replay of the third fight in the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Jr. rivalry when HBO World Championship Boxing Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley III is seen Saturday, April 16th at 10pm Eastern. The fight will then be replayed several more times in the days to come following its debut. Pacquiao took home a clear unanimous decision over Bradley...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacquiao confirms retirement after beating Bradley

All the talk heading into the Pacquiao-Bradley bout was whether or not Manny would follow in Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s footsteps and follow through with his retirement. Pacman defeated Bradley by unanimous decision, as all three judges scored it 116-110. The first question he was asked after the fight was about his retirement. Max Kellerman posed the question, and Pacquiao said...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao knocks down Timothy Bradley twice in win

Manny Pacquiao knocked down Timothy Bradley twice in an overwhelming victory on Saturday night in Las Vegas to take the rubber match in the trilogy between the men. The Filipino put Bradley on the canvas in the seventh and ninth rounds before winning by a 116-110 score on all three judges’ cards. Here was the first knockdown Pacquiao recorded against Bradley: Manny Pacquiao...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Elemental: Pacquiao Vs Bradley 3

Make a checklist of the elements of a great fight, and out of context, Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley sounds terrific. Both have delivered their fair share of blistering action. They’re the two best welterweights in the world, which means when they meet they’ll crown a new, authentic champion — and give Pacquiao a chance to be boxing’s first-ever five-division champ...
Via The Queensbury Rules
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manny Pacquiao attacked by man outside restaurant

For Manny Pacquiao, a boxing referee's orders to protect yourself at all times applies even outside the ring. Philippine Star reporter Abac Cordero is covering Pacquiao in Los Angeles leading up to the Filipino's fight against Timothy Bradley on Saturday. Cordero tweeted on Sunday to say that Pac-Man was attacked by a man outside Kabuki Restaurant in Hollywood. Cordero says the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao will ignore his ban from Los Angeles shopping mall

We wouldn’t blame you for reading the headline and thinking this was another April Fool’s Joke. Boxer Manny Pacquiao was banned from the Grove Shopping Mall in Los Angeles following homophobic comments he made suggested that gays should be put to death. However, Pacquiao recently said that he is planning to ignore that ban. The Grove’s owner Rick Caruso banned him from...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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