Senate minority joins Pacquiao in probe of smuggled P6.8-B ‘shabu’

THE Senate minority bloc joined administration ally, Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, in seeking an investigation on the reported smuggling of over one ton of “shabu” worth P6.8 billion. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, Senators Antonio Trillanes 4th, Paolo Benigno Aquino 4th, Risa Hontiveros and Leila de Lima filed Resolution 849 directing the Blue Ribbon Commitee to […]

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Matthysse retires from boxing

AFTER being dethroned by Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, Lucas Matthysse of Argentina announced his retirement from professional boxing on Instagram. Matthysse lost to Pacquiao via technical knockout (TKO) in the seventh of their 12-round fight and the welterweight crown at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 15. Matthysse, 35, who ended […]

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Pacquiao scores another victory – this time in tax court vs BIR

Manny Pacquiao

Following his victory in the boxing ring against Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, Sen. Manny Pacquiao scored another victory – this time, at the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA). In a resolution promulgated July 27, 2018, the CTA First Division ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to “cease and desist” from collecting deficiency tax assessments for taxable years 2008 and 2009 against the senator and his wife Jinkee.

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Senate congratulates Pacquiao for win over Matthysse, bringing honor to PH anew

THE Senate on Monday approved two resolutions congratulating Filipino boxing icon, Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, for his victory over Argentinian boxer Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd and Sen. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara filed Resolutions 788 and 789 congratulating Pacquiao for taking the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title and for bringing honor […]

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Duterte lauds Pacquiao for uniting Filipinos again in win vs Matthysse

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday congratulated Sen. Manny Pacquiao for winning the World Boxing Association (WBA) Welterweight Championship over Argentine Lucas Matthysse. “I would like to congratulate Senator Manny Pacquiao for giving us pride and bringing the Filipino nation together once more,” Duterte said in a statement. “You have proven time and again that you are not […]

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 7

PACQUIAO lands a one-two but Matthysse tries to respond with some jabs. Pacquiao slips in an uppercut between Matthysse’s guard and backs him up some more. Matthysse lands a right to the body but Pacquiao counters, hits Matthysse with another uppercut that puts Matthysse down again.  Referee stops fight. It’s Pacquiao via TKO.

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UPDATE 3: Pacquiao beats Matthysse for welterweight crown

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao defeated Lucas Matthysse via technical knockout (TKO) and wrested the World Boxing Association (WBA) crown from the big punching Argentine here on Sunday. With the win, Pacquiao, 39, also ended a nine-year knockout drought, as he showed flashes of his old form in knocking down his opponent […]

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PNP congratulates Pacquiao after win over Matthysse

Philippines' Manny Pacquiao (R) fights Argentina's Lucas Matthysse during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFAN

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is one with the nation in celebrating the victory of Senator Manny Pacquiao on his WBA Welterweight Title bout against Lucas Matthysse, according to PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde.

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 6

AN accidental low blow from Matthysse prompts referee to call timeout. It’s all business for Pacquiao as he presses Matthysse and lets his hands fly. Pacquiao puts his hands up and lets Matthysse throw at him and a hard left lands for Matthysse. Pacquiao responds immediately with his own left.

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Pacquiao-Matthysse: Round 5

HARD left lands for Pacquiao, moving Matthysse backwards. Matthysse finding it difficult to deal with Pacquiao’s hand speed. Pacquiao throws three straight lead lefts as Matthysse keeps his guard up. Matthysse now lands a shot but Pacquiao counters with one. Now another shot from Pacquiao to the head makes Matthysse take a knee.

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