Meneses wins, Yeng loses

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 18:00:37 +0000

Former PBA MVP winner Vergel Meneses and ex-La Salle player Francis Zamora were among the big winners from the ranks of sports personalities in the just concluded mid-term elections in the country.

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Thurman eyed to face Pacquiao

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:00:35 +0000

By Nick Giongco Buboy Fernandez’ face lit up when asked about the names being floated as World Boxing Association (WBA) regular welterweight ruler Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent. With Floyd Mayweather a longshot, Fernandez scowled when the name of former Pacquiao sparring partner Shawn Porter was mentioned. “Wala tayong mapapala dyan,” Fernandez said just hours before […]

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‘Muy Rapido’: Pacquiao still marvels at his own speed

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:30:42 +0000

By Nick Giongco LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao could not help but marvel at himself on Thursday while training at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. “Muy rapido (Very fast),” Pacquiao said in Spanish less than 10 days before clashing with Adrien Broner on Jan. 19 in Las Vegas. Pacquiao had just unleashed a […]

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Fernandez won’t be Pacquiao’s ‘water boy’

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 06:34:49 +0000

By Nick Giongco LOS ANGELES – His back against the ropes, Buboy Fernandez’s left hand twitched uncontrollably for about five seconds, his whole body the recipient of a dizzying display of lightning-quick and thunderous punches from a man you’d mistake to be in his twenties. And not from a 40-year-old guy like Manny Pacquiao, who […]

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All’s well in Pacquiao camp

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:16:11 +0000

By Nick Giongco Manny Pacquiao’s travelling circus has settled down at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood amid fears that team members would feel uneasy with the new training setup. With the elevation of Buboy Fernandez’s role to chief trainer and Hall of Famer Freddie Roach as consultant, the atmosphere at the Wild Card […]

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