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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Manny Pacquiao beats Brandon Rios in unanimous decision

    Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios by unanimous decision on Sunday to take the WBO international welterweight title and return to his winning ways after consecutive losses.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2013
  13. Pacquiao hopes to lift countrymen

    Kieran Mulvaney

    MACAU -- While Manny Pacquiao's immediate focus is, of course, on this weekend's contest with Brandon Rios at the Venetian Macao, his thoughts are inevitably also with his countryman in the Philippines, who are still suffering from the ravages of Typ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  14. Manny Pacquiao dedicates next fight to victims of Typhoon Haiyan

    Manny Pacquiao believes the best way to bring inspiration and hope to the victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan in his native Philippines is to win his comeback fight against Brandon Rios.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  15. Manny Pacquiao would do well to take financial cues from Floyd Ma...

    Nigel Collins

    We'll never know who would have won a Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight, but it's clear who is coming out ahead in his financial affairs.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  16. 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