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  1. Manny Pacquiao eyeing Metta World Peace for new professional bask...

    Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture -- professional basketball.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  2. Manny Pacquiao to help start China boxing academy

    Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce professional world champions.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  3. Notes: Thompson in title eliminator

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • Mexico's Sergio Thompson (29-3, 26 KOs) squares off with Adones Aguelo (21-9-2, 13 KOs) of the Philippines in a junior lightweight title eliminator on Saturday night (Fox Deportes, 10 ET) in Thompson...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  4. Manny Pacquiao to coach Kia team in Philippines Basketball Associ...

    Manny Pacquiao is taking over as a basketball coach in the Philippine Basketball Association.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  5. Pacquiao welcomes fifth child

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao faced Timothy Bradley Jr. in their rematch on April 12 in Las Vegas knowing that at any time his wife, Jinkee, could give birth in the Philippines to the son they have been expecting. Pacquiao won the fight, regained his welterweigh...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  6. Vazquez-Sonsona II on June 7

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- In 2010, Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. of Puerto Rico knocked out Marvin Sonsona of the Philippines in the fourth round to win a vacant junior featherweight world title. Four years later, they will meet again. Before the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Pacquiao finds a fan in Clinton

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao for president of the Philippines? The pound-for-pound star is already a congressman in his native country, and the notion of an eventual run for president has come up. Pacquiao has not talked about it publicly, although others arou...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  9. Roach: 'It's last call for Bradley'

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao spent the first few weeks of his training camp in the Philippines preparing for his April 12 rematch with welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley Jr. (HBO PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Last week, Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach r...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  10. Pacquiao in L.A. for next phase

    Dan Rafael

    The Pacman has landed. Manny Pacquiao, on a quest to regain his welterweight title when he meets Timothy Bradley Jr. in a rematch, arrived in Los Angeles from the Philippines on Saturday night -- via Philippine Airlines Flight 102 -- for the secon...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  11. Donnie Nietes, Moises Fuentes will meet in May 10 rematch

    Dan Rafael

    Junior flyweight titlist Donnie Nietes of the Philippines and Mexico's Moises Fuentes, who battled to an action-packed draw last year, will meet in a rematch.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  12. Puerto Rico card rescheduled for Jan. 25

    Dan Rafael

    A boxing card in Puerto Rico scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed because two of the featured fighters are from the Philippines and were unable to get their visas in time due to the devastation from Typhoon Haiyan.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  13. Arum: Manny Pacquiao's taxes were paid

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao's tax problem in the Philippines -- where the government claims he owes 2.2 billion pesos ($50 million) in back taxes as of July -- is off base, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said this week in a statement. "Filipino authorities confirm...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Manny Pacquiao to visit typhoon-devastated city

    Manny Pacquiao is preparing for a visit to the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban in the coming days, returning to the Philippines with his boxing career back on the upswing after an impressive victory over Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  16. Manny Pacquiao wins for himself and his people

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Manny Pacquiao made clear on Sunday in Macau that he's still a long way from finished, and more profoundly, he inspired his Filipino countrymen during one of their darkest hours.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013