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Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao-Mayweather has everybody’s vote but the one it needs

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By Norm Frauenheim– Manny Pacquiao has spoken. Freddie Roach has spoken. Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya have spoken. They’re still speaking. We’ve yet to hear from the Republicans and Democrats, but even they’d agree. The bandwagon demand for a Pacquaio-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight is back at the top of the noise meter. It’s as loud as ever. But ... Read More »

Ring 8 in corner of Chris Algieri

Nov. 18, 2014, Macau, China    --- "ALGIERI GRAND ARRIVAL" ---  New York's undefeated (20-0) WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Chris "Real Rocky" Algieri  (surrounded by the Top Rank Knockouts)  makes his "Grand Arrival" Tuesday night at the Venetian Macao Re

NEW YORK (Nov. 19, 2014) — At last night’s monthly meeting, attended by 85 members, Ring 8 wanted to let Chris Algieri know that they are in his corner for Saturday’s fight against Manny Pacquiao in Macao, China. “We wanted to show our support to Chris and decided to make this sign and send a picture of us to the ... Read More »

Final Pacquiao-Algieri News Conf Streamed Live to U.S. – 8:30 A.M. ET

Nov. 18, 2014, Macau, China    --- "GRAND ARRIVALS" ---   (surrounded by the Top Rank Knockouts)Superstar Manny Pacquiao (ctr L) and New York's undefeated (20-0) WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Chris "Real Rocky" Algieri (R) make their "Grand Arrival" Tuesd

MACAO, CHINA (November 18, 2014) — Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, and New York’s undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI, who has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the Ring, will host their final ... Read More »

Pacquiao-Algieri: From opposite ends

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By Bart Barry Saturday at the Venetian in Macau, Filipino Manny Pacquiao will defend his welterweight title against New Yorker Chris Algieri, a junior welterweight titlist. It is a fight somewhat intriguing because, while few aficionados imagine the match will be close, a number disagree on its likely victor. Perspective plays a larger role than usual in determining where an ... Read More »

AirAsia Named Official Airline Partner of Filipino Boxing Champ and Congressman Manny Pacquiao

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY (Nov. 13, 2014) – AirAsia, voted the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier for six straight years by Skytrax World Airline Awards from 2009 to 2014, announced that it will be the official airline for People’s Champ and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao. Representative Pacquiao, boxing’s biggest attraction, is set to take his act on the road again on ... Read More »

Pacquiao & Algieri 27,000-Mile Media Tour Starts Monday!

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LAS VEGAS, NV (August 20, 2014) — Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing ‘s only eight-division world champion, defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York’s undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI, who has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets ... Read More »

THOMAS DULORME EYES BOUT WITH PACQUIAO

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NEW JERSEY (July 15, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions world title contender, Puerto Rican star Thomas Dulorme (21-1, 14 KO’s), is available to face current WBO welterweight champion, Manny Pacquiao in November, as it seems that Chris Algieri, current WBO junior welterweight champion, may not fight Pacquiao because of money issues. “I’m available and willing to fight the best,” said ... Read More »

TOP RANK AND MANNY PACQUIAO EXTEND PROMOTIONAL AGREEMENT THROUGH ’16

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LAS VEGAS, NV (May 20, 2014) — Bob Arum, CEO of Top Rank, is pleased to announce that Top Rank has signed an agreement with Manny Pacquiao and MP Promotions extending their promotional agreement through December 31, 2016. “We are pleased that together with our partners at HBO we will continue presenting to the public fights of the great Manny ... Read More »

Pacquiao discussing 5-fight extension with Top Rank

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Superstar Manny Pacquiao is in talks about a 5-fight extension with his promoter, Top Rank according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Yes, we are talking about the extension,” Top Rank’s Bob Arum told ESPN.com. “We are working it out. We are talking about a lot of things. How many fights would be in Macau, how many would be in the ... Read More »

It’s Unanimous: Pacquiao gets back what he lost with a decision over Bradley

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LAS VEGAS – It wasn’t everything Manny Pacquiao promised. But it was enough, more than enough to put his Filipino presidential ambitions on hold. Pacquiao’s boxing career and his place in the pound-for-pound debate stayed very much alive with a unanimous decision Saturday night over Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand. A piece of the welterweight title lost in a ... Read More »

Weights from Las Vegas

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Manny Pacquiao 145 – Timothy Bradley 145.5 Ray Beltran 134.5 – Arash Usmanee 135 Bryan Vasquez 130 – Jose Felix 130 Oscar Valdez 129 – Adrian Perez 130 Photo by Chris Farina / Top Rank Read More »

No Villains: On any scale, Bradley and Pacquiao make for a good sequel

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By Norm Frauenheim LAS VEGAS – It’s a fight without a villain. Timothy Bradley tried to play the role Friday at the weigh-in for his rematch with Manny Pacquiao. He arrived on stage wearing black and to pounding rap. His eyes were hidden by sunglasses. His headphones were an appropriate red. But only the Devil wears Prada. There’s no costume ... Read More »

THE OFFICIAL PACQUIAO-BRADLEY 2 PREDICTIONS RELEASE

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It’s another nail-biter with Pacquiao and Bradley waging a fight of the year type bout. I just think Bradley is on the upswing, swelling with confidence after his two recent wins while Pacquiao is on the way down. As a result, I see Bradley controlling the bout with his superior boxing ability and winning a split decision, further nudging Pacquiao ... Read More »

HBO® SET TO TELECAST “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2” FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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April 11, 2014 –- Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts “WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/BRADLEY 2,” the world championship fight weigh-in, featuring welterweight rivals Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. The 30-minute special airs Tonight at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. Hosted by Jim Lampley, the fast-moving program will ... Read More »

NO MORE MR NICE GUY! PACQUIAO VOWS TO RECAPTURE WORLD TITLE BY RETURNING TO HIS RUTHLESS PAST LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (April 11) – Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao believes his role as challenger in his world title bout with Tim Bradley this weekend will inspire him to victory. The Filipino superstar has cut a calm and relaxed figure throughout fight week as he looks to avenge his controversial 2012 loss to the Californian Bradley, live and exclusive on BoxNation. It ... Read More »