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IN PHOTOS: Brave Melindo loses decision to Taguchi in unification fight

Dec 31, 2017 - 10:42 PM

Milan Melindo loses his IBF title to WBA champion Ryoichi Taguchi in Japan

LIVE UPDATES: Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler fight

Sep 15, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Live updates of the Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler IBF junior flyweight championship fight beginning at 6 pm on Saturday, September 16 from Cebu City, Philippines

McGregor open to boxing again, but White wants him to stick to MMA

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:20 PM

McGregor whose pro boxing record is 0 1 says he s a free agent and isn t ruling out future fights in the ring

SOME AND DONE. Conor McGregor isn't allowing his 0-1 record stop him from considering other pro boxing fights. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Jack pummels Cleverly on Mayweather-McGregor card

Aug 27, 2017 - 11:02 AM

Badou Jack demolishes Nathan Cleverly and promptly calls out Adonis Stevenson

MOVING UP. Badou Jack steps into the light heavyweight division and wins a major title. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

LIVE UPDATES: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight

Aug 26, 2017 - 7:32 PM

Live updates begin on Sunday August 27 at 9 am Manila time

LIVE BOXING: Palicte vs Silvano II, Sonsona vs Logatiman

Jul 11, 2016 - 2:09 AM

Rappler brings the boxing action from the ring to your screen with Aston Palicte vs Vergilio Silvano II and more from Navy Gymnasium in Taguig City Philippines

Nietes batters Garcia into submission for ninth title defense

May 28, 2016 - 10:39 PM

Donnie Nietes drops Raul Garcia twice before Garcia s corner throws in the towel after the fifth round in Bacolod City

STILL CHAMP. Donnie Nietes remains the top junior flyweight in the world following a dominant win over former champ Raul Garcia. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: Donnie Nietes vs Raul Garcia - WBO jr flyweight title fight

May 28, 2016 - 8:57 AM

Live coverage of Donnie Nietes vs Raul Garcia from ringside at University of St La Salle Coliseum in Bacolod City Philippines

Netizens: Congratulations, Manny, but...

Apr 10, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Social media is abuzz with reactions on Manny Pacquiao s win but not everybody s happy

WATCH: Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr KOs fan in $100K fight

Mar 21, 2016 - 5:21 PM

Roy Jones Jr stretches out Vyron Phillips a relatively unknown MMA fighter with no pro boxing experience who grew up idolizing the living legend

Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao on Floyd Mayweather: He plays dirty

May 04, 2015 - 11:37 AM

Mommy D says that she called for Manny to knock down Mayweather or she would do it herself

Mayweather on why he hasn't trash talked Pacquiao

Apr 30, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Freddie Roach hazards a guess: I think he knows he’s in a real fight this time And if he talks too much it might blow up in his face

NO TRASH TALK. Floyd Mayweather Jr avoids trash talking Manny Pacquiao before fight night. Screengrab from HBO Sports

AirAsia surprises Pacquiao plane passengers with treats

Apr 28, 2015 - 10:01 PM

The budget carrier gives away free passes for the Pacman Mayweather live viewing party anywhere in the Philippines souvenirs and roundtrip tickets

BOI report, MILF invites Cayetano, Morales for Pacquiao | The wRap

Mar 13, 2015 - 8:13 PM

The Board of Inquiry report says President Aquino broke chain of command The MILF invites Alan Cayetano to coffee Erik Morales roots for Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao returns to training, but who is he fighting?

Feb 11, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Pacquiao remains optimistic that a fight with Mayweather will happen and is close to returning to the gym to prepare for his next fight

Does Pacquiao know something the public doesn't? Perhaps, as the 8-division champion prepares to return to training. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Rios: Pacquiao did not hurt me one bit

Nov 24, 2013 - 6:25 PM

Brandon Rios denies he was at all hurt by Manny Pacquiao despite receiving a beating from the Filipino in his unanimous decision defeat

All you need to know about Pacquiao-Rios

Nov 23, 2013 - 4:06 PM

Rappler compares both fighters and tells you why this fight is important and what to expect for the showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios

CLASH IN COTAI. Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will step in the ring Sunday, November 24 for the WBO International Welterweight Championship. Photo by Dale de la Rey/AFP

Mostly Filipino crowd welcomes Pacquiao, Rios in Macau

Nov 19, 2013 - 11:37 PM

Fight week officially begins as Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios arrive in Macau for one of the biggest boxing bouts of the year a fight crucial to both boxers careers

MOSTLY FILIPINO. An overwhelmingly Filipino crowd cheers for Manny Pacquiao at the grand arrival of both fighters. Photo by Rappler

Must-happen fights with Filipino boxers in 2013

Jan 11, 2013 - 10:54 AM

Rappler lists the top fights that must be made with Filipino boxers including clashes for Manny Pacquiao Nonito Donaire and Brian Viloria

Donaire defeats Arce in 3rd round knockout

Dec 16, 2012 - 11:50 AM

Nonito Donaire s victory is much welcomed after world champion Manny Pacquiao suffered a devastating knockout loss to Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez

PINOY PRIDE. Nonito Donaire of the Philippines celebrates after his victory over Jorge Arce of Mexico in the third round of their WBO World Super Bantamweight bout at the Toyota Center on December 15, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao needs speed to beat Marquez

Nov 07, 2012 - 5:17 PM

If Manny Pacquiao stands a chance in beating his arch rival Juan Manuel Marquez he must regain the speed he has lost in past fights

Pacquiao departs for US to train for Marquez fight

Oct 28, 2012 - 9:03 PM

World champion boxer Manny Pacquiao left the Philippines Saturday night October 27 for Los Angeles to train for his fourth fight against Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez

Donaire wins over Nishioka via TKO

Oct 14, 2012 - 11:47 AM

Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire who is touted as the next Manny Pacquiao knocks out Japan s Toshiaki Nishioka in 9 rounds to remain undefeated since 2001

Donaire and Nishioka ready for war

Oct 12, 2012 - 4:03 PM

It’s a battle of fierce left hands as Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire 29 1 18KO takes his brand of technical mastery up against likewise speed demon Toshiaki Nishioka 39 4 3 24KO of Japan

Opinion: Mathebula has nothing on Donaire

Jul 06, 2012 - 9:18 AM

Aside from a height and reach advantage Jeffrey Mathebula really has nothing going for him skills wise and this fight seems to be a perfect stage to showcase Nonito Donaire’s skills

CONFIDENT DONAIRE. Nonito Donaire speaks to media days before his fight against Jeffrey Mathebula. Photo from Top Rank.

Viloria: Pacquiao has a lot to prove

Jun 10, 2012 - 8:59 AM

Filipino American boxer Brian Viloria says Manny Pacquiao has a lot to prove after his lackluster performance against Juan Manuel Marquez

Ariza: Arum is 'greedy, selfish,' reason for failed Floyd-Manny fight

May 17, 2012 - 6:52 PM

Ariza bashes promoter Arum saying he is the reason why the fight with Mayweather hasn t happened

What you need to know about Mayweather-Cotto

Mar 10, 2012 - 6:36 PM

From the boxers styles to past bouts here s what you need to know about Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto in time for their May 5th fight

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