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  1. Collins: Channeling the Manny Pacquiao of old

    Nigel Collins

    Prosperity and the passing of time have changed Manny Pacquiao from the go-for-broke style that once defined him. Is there still time for a return to form in Saturday's rematch with Timothy Bradley Jr.?

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
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  3. Manny Pacquiao says he is borrowing to give typhoon aid

    Despite returning like a hero from beating Brandon Rios over the weekend, Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday he has no money to keep his promise to help typhoon victims because Philippine revenue authorities have frozen his bank accounts.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  4. History defines love affair between boxing and the Philippines

    Nigel Collins

    From past greats like Gabriel "Flash" Elorde to contemporary stars Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire, boxing and the Philippines have enjoyed a long love affair throughout history.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  5. Joe Frazier-George Foreman I opened the door to a heavyweight gol...

    Nigel Collins

    "The Rumble in the Jungle" and "Thrilla in Manila" may be more acclaimed, but "The Sunshine Showdown" -- Joe Frazier's 1973 heavyweight defense against George Foreman in Kingston, Jamaica -- led the way.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  6. Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter kicks off campaign for Smokin' ...

    Move over, Rocky. Make way for Smokin' Joe.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  7. Manny Pacquiao returns to Philippines to help flood victims in hi...

    Manny Pacquiao returned to the Philippines on Saturday to help flood victims in his home province, a week after his loss to Timothy Bradley.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  8. Philippines stunned by Manny Pacquiao's loss to Timothy Bradley

    Filipinos expressed shock and some wept Sunday after Manny Pacquiao's controversial loss to Timothy Bradley on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2012
  9. Manny Pacquiao says Philippine tax complaint is harassment

    Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao says a criminal complaint against him by the Philippine tax bureau is "plain and simple harassment" and he has never shortchanged the government.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  10. Manny Pacquiao -- Philippine tax officials file case against cham...

    Philippine tax officials have filed a criminal complaint against boxing champion and lawmaker Manny Pacquiao for failure to submit documents to investigators looking into his tax returns.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  11. Agent sends wrong boxer to fight feathweight bout

    A Filipino promoter says he is filing a complaint to the Mexican Boxing Commission against an agent who sent the wrong boxer to fight IBF international featherweight champion Rey Bautista.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  12. Philippines protests attack on boxer John Riel Casimero in Argent...

    The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest to the Argentine government after fans attacked a Filipino fighter in the ring after winning the title bout.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  13. Manny Pacquiao camp says no economic sense in May 5 Mayweather fi...

    Manny Pacquiao's camp says there is no economic sense in setting up a bout with Floyd Mayweather on May 5.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  14. Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion, dead at 67

    Joe Frazier, who beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century and battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila, died Monday night after a brief battle with liver cancer at the age of 67.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  15. Juan Manuel Marquez has started training in Philippines for Manny...

    Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez has started training in the Philippines for his November fight against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  16. Manny Pacquiao says he plans to retire in three years

    Manny Pacquiao says he plans to retire in three years and doesn't see himself boxing beyond the age 35.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2010
  17. Muhammad Ali showed mettle in Manila

    Graham Houston

    When thinking of Muhammad Ali in the ring, the image that comes to mind is of a masterful boxer, fast and stylish, innovative and confident. Looking back at the Thrilla in Manila, one is reminded of other Ali attributes that perhaps were not so widel...

    Blog | September 29, 2010