After Korea, Manny Pacquiao tries to invade Japan

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2023 06:33:52 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Manny Pacquiao is taking his act to Japan. The retired boxing legend made the announcement Saturday, Dec. 31, that he has inked a deal, presumably a big one with Rizin, a Japanese mixed martial arts league, sometime this year. “A few months ago, I was here as a guest and today I […]

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It’s nice to be back, says Pacquiao after beating Korean in exhibition match

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2022 10:49:55 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Manny Pacquiao is definitely back.As if he did not come from retirement, Pacquiao displayed vintage performance and dominated South Korean martial artist DK Yoo in their six-round exhibition match Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Korea International Exhibition Center in South Korea.The eight-division world boxing champion showed who’s boss and went all-out from […]

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Pacman vs Korean MMA star in exhibition match

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:32:52 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao begins his comeback campaign on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the boxing ring as he faces South Korean mixed martial artist DK Yoo in a six-round exhibition match at the Korea International Exhibition Center in South Korea.The match not only marks Pacquiao’s return but also his first bout […]

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Pacquiao-Hussein exhibition rematch a possibility?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 07:11:25 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and former Aussie opponent Nedal Hussein could meet and clash against each other in the ring following the recent fiasco over their match 22 years ago.But that is if both fighters are willing enough to iron out, interestingly, now an unsettled business, in an exhibition rematch.Formal […]

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Ex-boxing referee admits cheating to help Pacquiao win fight 22 years ago

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 04:58:33 +0000

MANILA (AFP) – Former boxing referee Carlos Padilla has admitted cheating to help fellow Filipino Manny Pacquiao defeat Australian Nedal “Skinny” Hussein in a fight more than two decades ago. Pacquiao was 21 and a rising star when he went 10 rounds against Hussein for the WBC International super-bantamweight title near the Philippine capital Manila […]

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Pacquiao determined to revive glory days of ‘Blow-by-Blow’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2022 07:56:23 +0000

Manny Pacquiao relives his glorious years while fighting on local soil when the boxing great presides over the much-awaited return of Blow-by-Blow Sunday at the Mandaluyong City College. Headlined by former youth amateur standout Criztian Pitt Laurente, the 64-round card makes a comeback after five years with the eight-division titleholder leading the way in bringing […]

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Mayweather arrives in Manila for business trip

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 02:26:42 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has arrived in Manila Tuesday night, Sept. 27, for a business trip slated within the week.Mayweather will be attending a project for Frontrow as he was welcomed by its founders Cong. Sam Verzosa and RS Francisco.The 45-year-old Mayweather, fresh from a 2nd round knockout win against a […]

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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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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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