Pacquiao trades barbs with great rival Floyd Mayweather

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 22:23:04 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Manny Pacquiao traded stinging ‘jabs’ with legendary rival Floyd Mayweather Jr. once more during the RIZIN 38 press conference Saturday, Sept. 24, in Saitama Japan.After being introduced to the press, which was met by a round of applause, a smiling Pacquiao revealed that he was there to support Japanese boxer Mikuru Asakura, […]

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With Pacquiao watching, Mayweather knocks out MMA fighter

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 07:33:14 +0000

TOKYO (AFP) – Undefeated former world champion Floyd Mayweather knocked out Japan mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura Sunday in the latest of the boxing great’s lucrative string of post-retirement exhibitions. Mayweather, now 45 and recently inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, floored his opponent with a right hand at the end of […]

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ASBC Board of Directors holds 3rd meeting in Bangkok

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 09:00:30 +0000

Members of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) Board of Directors recently held its third meeting after being elected last March The meeting was held in the association’s headquarters in the posh Sindhorn Tower 2 in the business district of the Thai capital Bangkok. ASBC President Pichai Chunhavajira presided over the meeting which was attended physically […]

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Pacquiao to face ex-sparring partner in Saudi exhibition

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 08:34:20 +0000

By Tempo sports staff The “itch” to box and the desire to help others in need have forced boxing icon Manny Pacquiao to make a sudden change of heart. French superstar Jaber Zayani said he’s set to face the former senator in a non-sanctioned 8-round bout tentatively set mid-February next year at the King Fahd […]

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Pacquiao eyes boxing return with Saudi exhibition fight

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 09:42:45 +0000

MANILA (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao, who retired from boxing last year for a tilt at the Philippines presidency, told AFP on Tuesday that he is considering an exhibition fight in Saudi Arabia in January. The 43-year-old legendary former world champion is to hold talks over a fight against French former sparring partner Jaber Zayani in […]

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MMA fighter and ex-football player wants to fight Pacquiao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2022 02:43:51 +0000

Another mixed martial artist wants to test the mettle of boxing legend Manny Pacquiao. American Bobb Sapp, also an ex-football player, is reportedly challenging Pacquiao to a boxing match, with the potential bout being discussed with business man Chavit Singson. The 48-year-old Sapp stands at 6-foot-4 and holds an MMA record of 12 wins and 20 […]

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Pinoy boxer knocks out Japanese opponent in 5th round

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2022 02:55:58 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Jeo Santisima unleashed lethal left hooks on the way to an impressive fifth-round knockout win over Japanese fighter Hiroshige Osawa in their eight-round featherweight bout at the EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan Sunday, Aug. 14.The win was a redemption of sort for Santisima who lost to American Joet Gonzales last March. It […]

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Tyson Fury announces intention to retire from boxing

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 05:45:32 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he is retiring from boxing on his 34th birthday on Friday, having previously performed a number of U-turns over his future in the sport. “Massive thanks to everyone who had an input in my career over the years & after long hard conversations I’ve finally decided […]

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Suarez beats veteran opponent, retains WBA title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 23:07:13 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Charly Suarez defeated Mark John Yap in an exciting12-round duel and retained the World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia super featherweight title Sunday night, Aug. 7, at the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaque City.The two boxers gamely slugged it out and gave the spectators a night to remember but it was Suarez who […]

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Ex-Olympian Suarez stakes regional belt vs MJ Yap

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2022 08:13:29 +0000

WBA Asia superfeatherweight champion Charly Suarez is looking at campaigning abroad should he win in his upcoming title defense. The 33-year-Olympian will stake his WBA regional belt against compatriot Mark John Yap Sunday (Aug. 7) at the Elorde Sports Complex (ESC) in Paranaque. Suarez’ promoter, Australian Robert Hill is planning to stage an international event […]

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