Magsayo thankful to childhood super idol Pacquiao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 11:55:21 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Aside from a very supportive team in MP Promotions and his wife, Mark Magsayo drew strength from his idol Manny Pacquiao ahead of his WBC featherweight title bout against Gary Russell Jr.Vocal about his idol since Day 1, Magsayo took his sweet time to thank Pacquiao, the only eight-division world boxing champion, […]

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Magsayo thankful to Pacquiao; his idol since he was a kid

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 11:55:21 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Aside from a very supportive team in MP Promotions and his wife, Mark Magsayo drew strength from his idol Manny Pacquiao ahead of his WBC featherweight title bout against Gary Russell Jr.Vocal about his idol since Day 1, Magsayo took his sweet time to thank Pacquiao, the only eight-division world boxing champion, […]

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Obiena is a national treasure ˗ Pacquiao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 08:50:48 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Boxing legend and Senator Manny Pacquiao has thrown in his support to Tokyo Olympian EJ Obiena amid the ongoing rift between the elite pole vaulter and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa). In a tweet Wednesday night, Pacquiao said he is willing to help resolve issues between the warring parties. […]

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Pacquiao says he was ‘naive shabu’ user in his youth

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 05:10:46 +0000

Presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao says he was “naive” and ignorant of the law when he took crystal meth in his youth, but argues offenders today know drugs are illegal and should be punished. Pacquiao, a retired world champion boxer, has been a high-profile backer of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs that has killed […]

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After Canelo win, Pacquiao says ‘boxing in good hands’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 04:32:05 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Saul “Canelo” Alvarez drew praises from Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao after the former made history on Saturday, Nov. 7 (Sunday in Manila) by knocking out Caleb Plant in the 11th round of their super middleweight bout title bout.Pacquiao took to social media his commendation after Canelo unified all the four major […]

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Pacquiao, Mayweather to face off in basketball match?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 22:38:21 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and American rival Floyd Mayweather Jr. will clash anew, not in the boxing ring though, but in the basketball court.Pacquiao and Mayweather have joined hands to kick off a charity basketball event titled “Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao All-Star Basketball Charity” in December in Las Vegas, Nevada.The final date […]

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Pacquiao an inspiration for Team Lakay’s rise as one of Asia’s best

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 07:30:00 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao played a huge role in the success and glory that was built by the famed Benguet-stable Team Lakay.The most striking part for Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao would be Pacquiao’s rags-to-riches story, which up to now served as an inspiration for up-and-coming mixed martial arts fighters from […]

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Marquez on Pacquiao: A legend is leaving

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 01:39:09 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez, one of Manny Pacquiao’s greatest rivals, recognized the Filipino boxing legend following his official retirement from the sport.“The retirement of a great fighter has arrived, a figure that rarely appears in boxing, a legend is leaving,” Marquez told ESPN Knockout’s Salvador Rodriguez.Pacquiao and Marquez made one of the […]

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10-year-old app of Carlsen beats Pacquiao in 41 moves

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 08:54:55 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao proved he’s no easy customer as he forced the 10-year-old chess app version of world classical champion Magnus Carlsen to 41 moves before losing in a one-game charity chess showdown Friday dubbed as Magnus Carlsen Celebrity Charity Challenge. Pacquiao, a chess enthusiast, played white and engaged the chess […]

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Arum likens Pacquiao to Ali: Nobody else comes close

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 07:41:23 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Top Rank chief Bob Arum likened Manny Pacquiao to Muhammad Ali for his contributions both inside and outside of the boxing ring following his retirement from the sport earlier this week.And for Arum, Pacquiao’s former promoter, “nobody else comes close” to Ali but the Filipino boxing legend.“When you get somebody like Manny […]

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