Manny Pacquiao - updates

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Garcia beats up Granados, leads Pacquiao fight derby

Apr 21, 2019 - 8:24 PM

American Danny Garcia says he hopes he 'didn't scare' the Filipino boxing icon away

GUESSING GAME. It is still unknown who Manny Pacquiao will face in his next fight in July. File photo Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP


Pacquiao 'nervous' in watching son win 1st amateur boxing bout

Apr 15, 2019 - 9:41 PM

Manny Pacquiao manages to catch his son Jimuel's win against his opponent

MEMORABLE WIN. Jimuel Pacquiao wins overs Miguel Egan in his first amateur bout. Screenshot from Joven Sports Promotion

Pacquiao urges Ancajas to throw more punches

Apr 12, 2019 - 7:05 PM

'Use your left and right hand,' Manny Pacquiao advises IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas

STAYING ON TOP. Jerwin Ancajas looks to defend his crown against Japanese Ryuichi Funai in California next month. File photo by Alvin Brian Go

WATCH: Pacquiao trains son Jimuel in boxing

Apr 09, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Being coached by his own father, will Jimuel Pacquiao be the next big thing in the boxing world?

NEW BREED. Manny Pacquiao may just be grooming his son to be the next big thing in the boxing world. Screenshot from Joven Sports Promotion

Just like Mayweather, Pacquiao signs with Rizin

Apr 08, 2019 - 3:23 PM

The Filipino boxing legend will be 'involved in a way' in Rizin 15, which will be staged on April 21

SAME PATH. Manny Pacquiao follows Floyd Mayweather's suit by joining Rizin. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao son suits up for Brent Manila in ISAC boys basketball

Apr 06, 2019 - 9:54 PM

Despite his equally illustrious teammates, Michael Pacquiao's Brent International School Manila Lions end up fifth place

FIFTH PLACE. LIONS Pacquiao son at International Schools Activities Conference

It's either Thurman or Garcia for Pacquiao

Apr 02, 2019 - 10:48 PM

A fight between Manny Pacquiao and either Keith Thurman or Danny Garcia in Las Vegas is highly likely to happen soon

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao looks to take on any opponent even if he's not Floyd Mayweather. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Mayweather, Pacquiao to face off in a basketball game

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:37 PM

The basketball-loving boxing icons will meet on the court instead of the ring... for now

SPORTY. Floyd Mayweather is set to flash his basketball skills over Manny Pacquiao. Rappler Screenshot

Pacquiao polls Twitter on who to fight next

Mar 23, 2019 - 5:16 PM

In an ongoing online poll, many fans want Manny Pacquiao to slug it out again with Floyd Mayweather

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao looks at 4 potential opponents after a decisive win over American Adrien Broner. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao says 'why not?' to Spence challenge

Mar 17, 2019 - 2:25 PM

The American champion says 'it would be my honor' to fight the Filipino boxing icon

STARS COLLIDE. Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence could figure in a title unification bout in the welterweight division. Photos from Alvin S. Go/Rappler (Pacquiao) and AFP (Spence)


Pacquiao to scout Spence, Garcia

Mar 15, 2019 - 8:39 PM

Reigning champion Errol Spence and Mikey Garcia fight for the IBF welterweight crown where the winner will likely face Manny Pacquiao

UNDEFEATED. Errol Spence (left) is tagged as favorite over challenger Mikey Garcia in a battle between two unbeaten fighters. Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images/AFP

Shawn Porter's chance of getting crack at Manny Pacquiao lessens

Mar 11, 2019 - 11:11 PM

The Filipino legend is the most ideal and most lucrative target for the American champion for a unification bout in the welterweight division

SLIM CHANCES. Shawn Porter's title defense triumph over Yordenis Ugas has dampened his chances of landing a fight with Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Twitter (@ShowtimeShawnP)


Manny Pacquiao: 'Too much democracy is bad for the Philippines'

Mar 02, 2019 - 3:55 PM

But at the same time, Senator Manny Pacquiao uses democracy to defend his stance against laws banning political dynasties and turncoatism

Sen. Manny Pacquiao during the hearing of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs on March 6, 2017 on the existence of the Davao Death Squad.

WATCH: Pacquiao turns emotional talking of son's boxing dream

Mar 01, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Manny Pacquiao shares that his son Jimuel once told Jinkee: 'Mommy, you’re killing my dream'

HURTING. Manny Pacquiao says it pains him to see his son getting hurt in boxing. Screenshot from Rappler video

President Pacquiao in 2022? ‘No plan’ but wants own national party

Mar 01, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Senator Manny Pacquiao wants to turn his local party, People's Champ Movement, into a national political party in 2022

Senate Blue Ribbon committee Chairman Senator Richard Gordon at the hearing on the Misuse of Government Funds of the General Santos City Road Right-of-Way project, September 24, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao to watch Spence-Garcia as Mayweather fight still in the works

Mar 01, 2019 - 12:44 PM

Manny Pacquiao says negotiations with Floyd Mayweather continue as he plans to check out potential opponent Errol Spence

SCOUTING. Manny Pacquiao is traveling to Texas for the Errol Spence-Mikey Garcia bout. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Rappler Talk: Manny Pacquiao on PDP-Laban's campaign, politics, boxing

Mar 01, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Will he run for president? How can he juggle the duties of being a senator, maintaining his status as a world boxing champ, and managing the campaign of the ruling PDP-Laban?

Campaign manager Pacquiao endorses non-PDP-Laban senatorial bets

Mar 01, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Among the candidates are Bong Revilla, Imee Marcos, Jinggoy Estrada, and Grace Poe

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Pacquiao tells son: 'You don't need to box'

Feb 20, 2019 - 3:18 PM

World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao says his son Jimuel also wants to represent the Philippines in the sport

PASSION. Jimuel Pacquiao wants to pursue boxing even if his famous parents have discouraged him. Screenshot from Joven Sports Promotion

WATCH: Pacquiao son shows off boxing chops

Feb 11, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Although still unrefined, Jimuel Pacquiao displays the fearlessness his father Manny possessed

NEXT GENERATION. Jimuel Pacquiao looks to be following his father Manny's footsteps. Screenshot from Joven Sports Promotions


3 fights possible for Pacquiao in 2019

Jan 31, 2019 - 6:22 PM

Manny Pacquiao tries to further embellish his boxing legacy as a 40-year-old fighting thrice at the highest level

READY FOR MORE. Manny Pacquiao says he’s ready to fight again by May. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Thurman retains WBA welterweight title, ready for Pacquiao

Jan 27, 2019 - 8:19 PM

'I'd even fight him in the Philippines if I have to,' the unbeaten Keith Thurman on Manny Pacquiao after winning by majority decision over Josesito Lopez

STILL THE CHAMP. American Keith Thurman shows no sign of rust against Josesito Lopez even after a 22-month layoff. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

The week in photos: January 19-25, 2019

Jan 26, 2019 - 4:03 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

PROTEST. Women dressed as France's symbol Marianne and showing fake injuries take part in an anti-government demonstration called by the Yellow Vest (gilets jaunes) movement in Lille, France, on January 19, 2019. Photo by Denis Charlet/AFP

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Jan 24, 2019 - 8:05 PM

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Another big payday: Pacquiao banks at least $10M for Broner fight

Jan 24, 2019 - 2:51 PM

Proving his drawing power once again, Manny Pacquiao knocks out the much-publicized Wilder-Fury battle in pay-per-view sales

DOUBLE VICTORY. Manny Pacquiao wins in and out of the ring. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

LIST: Who are Senate top spenders in 2017?

Jan 24, 2019 - 11:25 AM

Former Senate president Aquilino Pimentel III has the highest spending in 2017, including P3.9 million for foreign travels. But he says it comes with the position.

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LOOK: Pacquiao, Mayweather meet in Warriors-Lakers game

Jan 22, 2019 - 7:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather cross paths again – but this time it's in an NBA game

REMATCH? Manny Pacquiao greets Floyd Mayweather in the NBA game between the Lakers and the Warriors. Screenshot from Manny Pacquiao's Instagram

Pacquiao recovers from 'potentially career-threatening' eye injury

Jan 22, 2019 - 12:43 PM

Manny Pacquiao sheds his eye patch as he was feeling fit enough to attend the clash between the Lakers and Golden State Warriors

RECOVERING. Manny Pacquiao picks up an eye injury from his unianimous-decision win over Adrien Broner. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

If not Mayweather, who's next for Pacquiao?

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:50 AM

If Floyd Mayweather decides to stay retired, who are Pacquiao's other options?

WHO'S NEXT? Manny Pacquiao is still not considering retirement at 40 years old. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Buboy Fernandez wants 3 more fights before Pacquiao hangs gloves

Jan 21, 2019 - 9:40 PM

'Three fights and that's it, he has nothing more to prove,' says Manny Pacquiao's lead trainer Buboy Fernandez

PROVEN. Manny Pacquiao is the world's lone eight-division boxing world champion. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Investigation into burglary continues as Pacquiao stays in another house

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:38 PM

Manny Pacquiao's triumphant return gets spoiled after his home at North Plymouth, Los Angeles, is burglarized

Pacquiao still fearless as before – Peñalosa

Jan 21, 2019 - 4:20 PM

Peñalosa says that had Adrien Broner engaged with the Filipino boxing legend, he would have suffered his first knockout

LIKE FINE WINE. Although already 40, Manny Pacquiao delivers another rousing win. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Burglars enter Manny Pacquiao's home in Los Angeles

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:42 PM

Robbers break into the champion's home while he was defending his WBA welterweight title Las Vegas

ROBBED. Manny Pacquiao wins over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas but his home in Los Angeles gets robbed. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

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Jan 21, 2019 - 2:21 PM

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For Pacquiao, 40 is new 20

Jan 20, 2019 - 9:42 PM

'I can be an aggressive fighter and I give my best at 40,' says Manny Pacquiao after his successful title defense

FIGHTING 40. The 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao admits that Floyd Mayweather is on his radar for his next fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Punch stats: Pacquiao throws punches in bunches

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:47 PM

Returning to his aggressive ways, Manny Pacquiao outjabs and outhits Adrien Broner with power punches

MGM Grand Arena Las Vegas Nevada, Saturday night. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao for president? 'I have no plan'

Jan 20, 2019 - 7:33 PM

The 40-year-old says he is good with serving as senator and giving the country honor through boxing

HIGHEST POST. Manny Pacquiao has been rumored to run for presidency due to his unwavering support for President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo from Mayweather Promotions


Pacquiao: 'I wanted to push for KO'

Jan 20, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Manny Pacquiao outjabs Adrien Broner as the American fighter turns out to be a poor copy of Floyd Mayweather

STILL FIERY. Manny Pacquiao throws a left on Adrien Broner during their WBA welterweight championship bout. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Like fine wine: Philippines cheers Pacquiao victory

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:50 PM

While crowds have thinned in the twilight of Pacquiao's career, hordes of fans still gathered in free public viewing events

Manny Pacquiao celebrates after defeating Adrien Broner by unanimous decision in their WBA welterweight championship bout. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Lawmakers hail 40-year-old Pacquiao for defeating younger Broner

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:20 PM

'Ang Pambansang Kamao, Senator Manny Pacquiao, proved today that age is just a number!' says PBA Representative Jericho Nograles

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 19: Manny Pacquiao (R) throws a right on Adrien Broner during the WBA welterweight championship at MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 19, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Broner claims he beat Pacquiao, but numbers show otherwise

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:28 PM

The American thinks the result is geared towards setting up a rematch between the Filipino boxing icon and Floyd Mayweather

DOUBTFUL. Adrien Broner says he controlled the bout against Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Twitter (@ShowtimeBoxing)


LOOK: WOW Pilipinas party lands mat sponsorship for Pacquiao-Broner

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:03 PM

The Philippine party-list group secures an assumed multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal to appear on the ring mat of the Pacquiao-Broner fight

CONTROVERSIAL. The  party-list group WOW Pilipinas is linked to former Cavite governor Jonvic Remulla.

After lopsided win, 40-year-old Pacquiao says career not over

Jan 20, 2019 - 3:51 PM

Boxing's only eight-division world champion posts a dominant triumph over American Adrien Broner to retain his WBA regular welterweight crown

CRAVING FOR MORE. Manny Pacquiao says he has proven that he can still pack a punch at 40 years old. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP


Malacañang congratulates Pacquiao for defeating Broner

Jan 20, 2019 - 3:11 PM

Senator Manny Pacquiao, 40, proved 'that age is just a number' after defeating 29-year-old Adrien Broner, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

NO STOPPING. Manny Pacquiao racks up his 61st win in is Hall of Fame career. Photo from Showtime Twitter account

Pacquiao dominates Broner to retain WBA welterweight crown

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:40 PM

At 40, Manny Pacquiao makes a resounding statement that he still belongs in the ring after winning over Adrien Broner via unanimous decision


NO STOPPING. Manny Pacquiao racks up his 61st win in is Hall of Fame career. Photo from Twitter (@ShowtimeBoxing)


LOOK: Mayweather pays Pacquiao visit before Broner bout

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:01 PM

It is rumored that a win over Adrien Broner could catapult the Filipino boxing icon to a rematch with the unbeaten American boxer

ROUND TWO. Rumors persist that a rematch between Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao will happen. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Pacquiao sparring partner beats Perez as 2 Pinoy boxers falter

Jan 20, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Training with Manny Pacquiao proves to be rewarding for Greek-Australian George Kambosos Jr

Ancajas foresees Broner falling in middle rounds

Jan 19, 2019 - 7:37 PM

'This should be a good fight as Broner doesn't back down,' says Jerwyn Ancajas

FALLING. Filipino boxer Jerwyn Ancajas predicts that Adrien Broner is not going to win the fight. Photo by Wendel Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao, Broner breeze through weigh-in

Jan 19, 2019 - 12:54 PM

Adrien Broner's weight hardly poses a concern for Manny Pacquiao who intends to outrun and outgun his opponent

BRING IT. Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner are going to give it their all in the most-awaited fight. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

HIGHLIGHTS: Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner fight

Jan 19, 2019 - 12:38 PM

The Filipino boxing icon defends his WBA regular welterweight belt for the first time against the American on Sunday, January 20 (Philippine time)