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Money matches: 5 who could be next for Pacquiao

Jul 16, 2018 - 1:10 PM

With the Filipino fighting legend back in the big time, AFP Sport looks at 5 boxers who could be money-spinning opponents for Pacquiao's next fight:

CHAMP. Manny Pacquiao celebrates his victory against Argentina's Lucas Matthysse after their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

LOOK: Jeff Horn calls for Pacquiao rematch after Matthysse TKO

Jul 15, 2018 - 10:34 PM

The Australian boxer issued a rematch challenge over Twitter and Instagram

UPSET. Jeff Horn stunned Manny Pacquiao to become the new WBO welterweight champion in their 2017 bout in Brisbane. Photo by AFP

Crawford stops Horn to seize WBO welterweight world title

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:49 PM

Australian Jeff Horn fails to defend the belt he snatched from Manny Pacquiao in a huge upset last year

OUTCLASSED. Terence Crawford (left) threw a flurry of blows to knock down Jeff Horn in the 9th round. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Jeff Horn retains WBO welterweight title with TKO win over Corcoran

Dec 13, 2017 - 10:25 PM

Horn is now in line to face the undefeated American Terence Crawford

STILL CHAMP. Australian boxer Jeff Horn (left) and English boxer Gary Corcoran fight during their World Boxing Organisation welterweight title bout at Brisbane Convention Centre in Brisbane on December 13, 2017. Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organization welterweight title with an 11th round TKO win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on December 13. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

WBO champ Jeff Horn a 'dirty' fighter, taunts challenger Corcoran's camp

Dec 11, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Australian champion Jeff Horn defends his World Boxing Organization welterweight belt for the first time against English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on December 13

NEXT FIGHT. World Boxing Organization titleholder Jeff Horn (left) of Australia and Gary Corcoran of Britain attend a press conference at Brisbane Convention Centre on October 23, 2017. Horn will defend his WBO World welterweight title for the first time when he takes on Corcoran on December 13. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao launches search to discover Chinese boxing stars

Dec 09, 2017 - 8:34 AM

There are plans to build a Manny Pacquiao International Boxing Academy in Beijing to develop the sport in the world's most populous country

LOOKING AT CHINA. File photo of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (right) fighting Jeff Horn of Australia last July 2, 2017. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/ AFP

Jeff Horn will face Gary Corcoran, then targets Conor McGregor showdown

Oct 15, 2017 - 2:37 PM

Jeff Horn hopes will face England's Gary Corcoran next after a rematch with Manny Pacquiao fell through

BOXING VS MMA? Jeff Horn hopes to lure UFC star Conor McGregor to Australia for a fight. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Jeff Horn named Australia's most inspirational athlete

Oct 13, 2017 - 3:22 PM

Jeff Horn earns 'The Don' award after defeating Manny Pacquiao to win the WBO welterweight title

INSPIRATIONAL. Jeff Horn was awarded 'The Don' award, which has been given in the past to golfer Jason Day and last year's recipient jockey Michelle Pay. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao wants Horn rematch in the Philippines

Sep 03, 2017 - 2:44 PM

This will be good for our country s tourism says Manny Pacquiao

REVIEW GRANTED. Manny Pacquiao says his endeavor to bring the Horn rematch has support from President Rodrigo Duterte and the tourism department. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Taguba, Marawi clash, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Sep 01, 2017 - 9:29 PM

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Pacquiao-Horn rematch off due to scheduling conflict – report

Sep 01, 2017 - 2:53 PM

Pacquiao s camp advises Australian organizers that he will have other commitments at that time

GAB PROTEST. The boxing governing body of the Philippines has called for a 'thorough review' of the officiating of the Pacquiao-Horn fight by the WBO. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Horn wants random drug testing for Pacquiao rematch

Aug 07, 2017 - 3:17 PM

Jeff Horn trainer s Glenn Rushton says his team wants a level playing field in a rematch

Arum says Pacquiao, Roach payment a 'non-issue'

Jul 13, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Arum says both Pacquiao and Roach have now been paid

TOP RANK BOSS. “I blame Freddie for opening his mouth for no reason," says Bob Arum. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Horn wants Pacquiao rematch to erase any doubts

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Bob Arum says any rematch would most likely be held November in Melbourne Australia

SETTLE THE SCORE. Jeff Horn says the only way to silence his detractors is to fight Manny Pacquiao once again. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Hague ruling, BBL, Roach | Evening wRap

Jul 12, 2017 - 9:55 PM

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Pacquiao denies friction with Roach, says he’s also not been paid yet

Jul 12, 2017 - 7:50 PM

I have no problem with coach Freddie Roach says Pacquiao

NO FRICTION. Manny Pacquiao says there's no ill feelings between he and trainer Freddie Roach. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao hints he'll continue his boxing career

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Manny Pacquiao says he ll continue fighting until the passion is gone

ON HIS TERMS. 'I love this sport and until the passion is gone, I will continue to fight for God, my family, my fans and my country,' says Manny Pacquiao. File photo by Wendell Alinea

Roach says Pacquiao avoided him after Horn loss

Jul 12, 2017 - 9:00 AM

I could not even get him to say hi to me I don’t know if he was upset with me or what says Pacquiao s longtime trainer

SILENCE. Trainer Freddie Roach (L) wanted to get a feel of Manny Pacquiao's thoughts immediately after the Filipino boxer's loss to Jeff Horn. But instead he got silence. Photo by Tertius Pickard/AFP

Uber and Grab, Napoles, Marcos | Evening wRap

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:57 PM

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Pacquiao on WBO review: ‘Nothing surprises me now’

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:09 PM

After 3 of the 5 review judges reaffirm the decision for Horn Pacquiao says let the people judge for themselves

NOT SURPRISED. Manny Pacquiao says "We have seen worse judgments in the past where judges manipulated results. Nothing surprises me now." File photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Lorenzana, Pacquiao vs Horn, Trump Jr | Midday wRap

Jul 11, 2017 - 12:40 PM

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WBO review confirms Horn beat Pacquiao

Jul 11, 2017 - 10:38 AM

WBO set up a panel of independent and anonymous judges who were asked to determine who won each round The results show Jeff Horn won the title

Marquez: ‘Judges were wrong’ in Pacquiao-Horn fight

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:16 PM

Jeff Horn made a good fight but the judges were wrong says Juan Manuel Marquez

DISPUTED DECISION. ”They were wrong again to give [Horn] the decision and the world knows," says Juan Manuel Marquez. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 3- July 9, 2017

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

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The week in photos: July 1-7, 2017

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:08 AM

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

TREMOR. Rescuers stand next to a destroyed building after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the town of Kananga, Leyte on July 6, 2017. Photo by Lito Bagunas/AFP

Time to move on from Pacquiao-Horn

Jul 08, 2017 - 7:15 AM

A 38 year old fighter should consider himself lucky if a disputed decision is the worst that befalls him The treatment of other greats at the end has been far more ignominious

MOVING ON. Being on the wrong end of a disputed decision is the least of the concerns for a 38-year-old fighter. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

WBO to review Pacquiao-Horn judging, but says no reversal of decision

Jul 06, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The WBO will have a panel of 5 judges review the fight and score it unofficially but says they have no power to reverse the decision

REVIEW GRANTED. Manny Pacquiao has said he felt he won by 4 or 5 rounds, but the judges all scored the fight in favor of Jeff Horn. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Maute deal, Napolcom, Arum | Evening wRap

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:07 PM

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Arum answers ‘cold treatment' claim from Pacquiao team member

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Arum says he d never heard of the Team Pacquiao member who has said the Top Rank boss was looking for a new cash cow

TOP RANK BOSS. Bob Arum has denied a claim that he was 'cold' towards Pacquiao during fight week. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Duterte to Pacquiao: 'Weather-weather lang ang buhay'

Jul 05, 2017 - 9:01 PM

The President tells Senator Manny Pacquiao fresh from a bloody fight that losing is a part of life

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao and 1002nd Infantry Brigade Commander Col. Roberto Ancan upon his arrival at the 1002nd Infantry Brigade headquarters in Malungon, Sarangani Province on July 5, 2017. Malacañan Photo

That time has come, Manny Pacquiao

Jul 05, 2017 - 4:41 PM

The sport of boxing is as unforgiving to older fighters as it is redeeming for younger ones Retirement should be his next step

WARRIOR. With nothing left to prove in the ring, Manny Pacquiao's next step should be retirement. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao urges WBO to act on Games and Amusements Board protest

Jul 05, 2017 - 11:58 AM

I love boxing and I don t wanna see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating says the boxing champ turned senator

'TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.' Manny Pacquiao urges the World Boxing Organization to 'take appropriate action' on the protest letter sent by the Games and Amusements Board. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Dela Rosa, Pacquiao, Gulf crisis | Midday wRap

Jul 04, 2017 - 1:01 PM

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Manny Pacquiao to 'think hard' about retiring

Jul 04, 2017 - 11:27 AM

The 8 division boxing champ says he will think about hanging up his boxing gloves for good after his body recovers

RETIRING? Manny Pacquiao says, 'I am also considering the opinion of people, the opinion of my family and my body.' Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao: 'I felt I was set up'

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:08 AM

Feeling ko tuloy na set up ako said Manny Pacquiao after his disputed decision loss to Jeff Horn

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 4, 2017

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:30 AM

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IN PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao arrives back in GenSan after Horn fight

Jul 03, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Manny Pacquiao returns to GenSan following his decision loss to Jeff Horn

Photo by Wendell Alinea

Lorenzana, Marcos, Pacquiao vs Horn | Evening wRap

Jul 03, 2017 - 9:45 PM

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'Your wife is a pig': Commenters bash Jeff Horn, pregnant wife on social media

Jul 03, 2017 - 6:41 PM

Angry fans target the Australian boxer and his wife hurling invectives and racial abuse on social media

AND THE NEW. Jeff Horn has been bombarded by insults and expletives on Facebook after his fight against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

'Corruption' to blame after Horn win, says ESPN's Teddy Atlas

Jul 03, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Atlas believes the outcome of the controversial Pacquiao Horn fight in Brisbane was because of incompetence or corruption

CORRUPTION TO BLAME. ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas says Jeff Horn's controversial win over Manny Pacquiao is 'either incompetence or corruption.' Horn is seen here posing for photographs with his belt on July 3. Photo by Patrick Hamilton / AFP

Roach will urge Pacquiao to retire: 'Maybe this is it'

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:54 PM

Freddie Roach thinks it might be time for Manny Pacquiao to end his boxing career after losing a shock decision to unheralded Jeff Horn

SHOCK LOSS. The loss is Pacquiao's seventh of his career, and fourth in his last 9 fights. Photo by Patrick Hamilton / AFP

Pacquiao: I clearly won the fight

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:33 PM

It s clear even if you review the fight says Manny Pacquiao

DISPUTING THE DECISION. Manny Pacquiao says he believes he "clearly" won the fight against Jeff Horn following worldwide backlash over the decision. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Duterte, Pacquiao vs Horn, Trump | Midday wRap

Jul 03, 2017 - 1:15 PM

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Roach to talk to Pacquiao about retirement after Horn loss

Jul 02, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Freddie Roach stops short of calling the decision a robbery but says he s on the fence about whether Manny Pacquiao should continue

CLOSING TIME. Freddie Roach says he'll have a discussion with Manny Pacquiao about whether it's time to shut down the ride. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

IN PHOTOS: Injured soldiers cheer for Pacquiao

Jul 02, 2017 - 3:51 PM

Senator Manny Pacquiao world boxing champion is also a reservist at the Philippine Army with the rank of lieutenant colonel

CHEERING FOR MANNY. Wounded Philippine Army soldiers watch the championship boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horm at the Army Hospital in Taguig on July 2, 2017. All photos by Mary Grace Dela Cerna/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 26 - July 2, 2017

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:57 PM

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Pacquiao's Senate duties hurting boxing career – Arum

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:56 PM

Bob Arum does not think the Pacquiao Horn decision was controversial arguing it could have gone either way

TITLE CHANGE. "I think you cannot spend so much time as a senator and expect to be a world class fighter," says promoter Bob Arum. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

PH, foreign celebrities react to Manny Pacquiao's defeat against Jeff Horn

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Samuel L Jackson Donnie Wahlberg Vicki Belo Lovi Poe and more express their surprise over Manny s loss

Palace: Nothing will change, Pacquiao still People's Champ

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Malacañang reminds Filipinos of the many victories Manny Pacquiao brought to the Philippines throughout his prizefighting career

'NOTHING WILL CHANGE.' Manny Pacquiao (R) loses via unanimous decision to Jeff Horn, but Malacañang and Pacquiao's colleagues in government stand by him 'in victory and in defeat.' Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

'Pacquiao was robbed,' 'lawn chairs,' and other #PacHorn reactions

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:05 PM

The bloodbath between Horn and Pacquiao drew a lot of reactions on social media

WHAT? Retired NBA player and actor Samuel L. Jackson react to Manny Pacquiao's loss to Jeff Horn.  WHAT? Retired NBA player and actor Samuel L. Jackson react to Manny Pacquiao's loss to Jeff Horn.