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  1. Roman Gonzalez defends WBC flyweight title, beats Rocky Fuentes w...

    Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2014
  2. DeMarco fights for cancer-stricken sister

    Dan Rafael

    Former lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco traveled to the Philippines about a month ago to join trainer Freddie Roach in Manny Pacquiao's training camp. Shortly after DeMarco's arrival, he was shocked by what he heard on a phone call to his home in ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  3. Distractions no issue for Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    When welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao flew from the Philippines to Macau this week in advance of his fight with Chris Algieri on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena, he came with a massive group. Pacquiao brought ...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  4. Donaire eyes fight in the Philippines

    Dan Rafael

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN.com that former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire (33-3, 21 KOs), the 2012 fighter of the year, who lost his featherweight world title by rough sixth-round knockout to Nicholas Walters on Oct. 18, plans to figh...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  5. Donnie Nietes retains WBO junior flyweight title

    Filipino fighter Donnie Nietes retained the WBO junior flyweight title for a fifth time after beating Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde by technical knockout in the eighth round on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2014
  6. Cuadras opponent changes at last minute

    Dan Rafael

    Junior bantamweight titlist Carlos Cuadras (30-0-1, 24 KOs), 26, of Mexico, will make his second defense on Thursday night in Washington, D.C. But instead of facing former flyweight titlist Sonny Boy Jaro of the Philippines, Cuadras will face ano...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  7. Basketball Pacquiao's second love

    Dan Rafael

    Manny Pacquiao loves boxing, but he also loves basketball, so much so that he is a player/coach in the professional Philippine Basketball Association. Even though Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) is training for his welterweight world title defense again...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  8. Manny Pacquiao makes professional basketball debut

    Manny Pacquiao made his professional basketball debut on Sunday, just a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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