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HBO PPV won’t broadcast Manny Pacquiao’s next fight, but could ESPN?

Manny Pacquiao fights tend to have a particular look and feel. He likes to fight at MGM Grand in Las Vegas and they’re often broadcast via HBO PPV. Neither of those things will be the case in his upcoming bout with Jessie Vargas in November. Pacquiao is using the fight as a platform to prove that he’s still worthy of a rematch against Floyd Mayweather, Jr. but his November...
Via Awful Announcing
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacquiao comeback fight vs. Vargas is on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has confirmed he will come out of retirement to fight WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas. The boxer and Philippines senator issued a statement Wednesday confirming the bout, saying he would conduct his entire training camp in his home country so he can also attend to his legislative work,...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manny Pacquiao's next opponent finalized

It looks like Manny Pacquiao's next opponent has finally been decided. According to the LA Times' Lance Pugmire, Pacquiao will be facing Jessie Vargas in his next fight. The two sides reportedly will meet next week to discuss a fight location, with Las Vegas and Dubai both in play. Pacquiao's promoter, Bob Arum, has mentioned in recent interviews that Pacquiao could fight in October...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Freddie Roach does not want Pacquiao fighting Crawford yet

Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to fight again in November, though his opponent has not yet been unannounced. Some have talked about him fighting Bud Crawford, who just beat Viktor Postol last weekend. But Pac-Man’s trainer Freddie Roach does not want his fighter facing Crawford just yet. Roach told Boxing News that he is concerned about the type of preparation and camp Pacquiao would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 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
April 27, 2016  |  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
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Rebounds In Perhaps His Last Fight, Decisions Timothy Bradley

Manny Pacquiao, if he ended his career Saturday night, did it on a high note. Looking excellent physically and like he was truly enjoying himself after a couple years of declining exuberance, Pacquiao again defeated rival Timothy Bradley, decisioning him and dropping him twice despite Bradley coming in with a solid game plan. It was a history-making night for him against one of...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 10, 2016  |  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
April 10, 2016  |  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
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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