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Pacquiao camp to get 'best deal available' for next fight

Feb 18, 2020 - 10:55 PM

Paradigm Sports Management and Premier Boxing Champions vie to deliver Manny Pacquiao his first fight in 2020

STILL GOT IT. Manny Pacquiao last fought in July 2019, dominating erstwhile unbeaten Keith Thurman. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Pacquiao next fight most likely in July

Feb 14, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Manny Pacquiao talks boxing again after sitting out in the MPBL All-Star Game

Pacquiao Opens Manila Training Camp in Preparation for Thurman. Photos by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Conor McGregor welcomes Pacquiao to same management firm

Feb 12, 2020 - 1:56 PM

Manny Pacquiao joins the same sports management firm as MMA superstar Conor McGregor

NEW HOME. Manny Pacquiao joins the Paradigm Sports Management family. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Garcia eyes Pacquiao, Spence in bid to regain crown

Jan 16, 2020 - 10:03 AM

'I feel like my style is dangerous for both Spence and Pacquiao,' says former world welterweight champion Danny Garcia

LOCKED IN. American boxer Danny Garcia (left) says he’s focused on taking down Ukrainian Ivan Redkach first. Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images/AFP

Sports wRap: Looking forward to 2020

Jan 10, 2020 - 1:20 PM

Rappler Sports host Naveen Ganglani and former editor Ryan Songalia take a look at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and other anticipated sporting events this year

Pacquiao erupts for triple-double in MPBL Canada All-Stars

Dec 28, 2019 - 5:19 PM

Manny Pacquiao dazzles as the MPBL treats Filipino basketball fans in Calgary

ICON. Manny Pacquiao wows the Filipino crowd in the MBPBL exhibition game in Canada.File photo from MPBL

MPBL All-Star squads take act to Calgary, Edmonton

Dec 26, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Manny Pacquiao banners two all-star team selections as the MPBL treats Filipino fans in Canada

UPSET BID. Jayjay Helterbrand and also-ran Imus hope to play spoiler against Zambianga in Canada. Photo release

Pacquiao among Forbes' top 10 richest athletes of decade

Dec 25, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Manny Pacquiao earns more than NBA star Kevin Durant and Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton from 2010 to 2019

RAGS TO RICHES. Manny Pacquiao is expected to earn more in the next decade. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


LOOK: Manny Pacquiao gets grand on 41st birthday

Dec 19, 2019 - 3:56 PM

The senator and boxing legend turns 41 in style!

FAMILY AFFAIR. Manny Pacquiao turns 41 years old surrounded by his family. Photo from Instagram

Manny Pacquiao to get wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Dec 18, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Manny Pacquiao is the second Filipino after Pia Wurtzbach to get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

WAX FIGURE. Manny Pacquiao gets his onw wax figure from Madame Tussauds which will be displayed in Hong Kong. Photo from Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Duterte, Pacquiao open SEA Games 2019 as typhoon nears

Nov 30, 2019 - 11:03 PM

In a spectacle filled with Philippine tradition and stardom, the nation welcomes thousands of competitors from around the region for 11 days of games

GAMES NOW OPEN. President Rodrigo Duterte open the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan on November 30, 2019. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Pacquiao, Petecio set SEA Games 2019 cauldron aglow

Nov 30, 2019 - 9:35 PM

Manny Pacquiao passes the torch to world boxing champion Nesthy Petecio in the cauldron-lighting ceremony

Screenshot from 2019 South East Asian Games Philippines/Youtube

Pacquiao, Petecio to serve as SEA Games 2019 torchbearers

Nov 27, 2019 - 6:09 PM

The boxing champions will light the cauldron at New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac as the opening ceremonies unfold at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan

LIGHTING THE TORCH. Manny Pacquiao and Nesthy Petecio will play a huge role in the opening ceremonies of the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP (Pacquiao) and Asian Games PH media pool (Petecio)


Davao del Norte governor sacks controversial information officer

Nov 27, 2019 - 5:10 PM

Nearly a month after he survived an ambush, Davao del Norte's PIO is fired by his boss

Davao del Norte Governor Edwin Jubahib

Pacquiao files game-fixing complaints against 21 individuals

Nov 12, 2019 - 6:23 PM

(UPDATED) Twenty-one MPBL players and officials face game-fixing, betting and point shaving charges

UNDER INVESTIGATION. Manny Pacquiao and MPBL officials continue their investigation on game-fixing in the league. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Roach prefers Danny over Mikey for Pacquiao

Nov 03, 2019 - 10:31 AM

Trainer Freddie Roach says Danny Garcia will be a 'much better' Manny Pacquiao opponent than Mikey Garcia in March

PREPPING. Trainer Freddie Roach (right) says Manny Pacquiao will be ready to fight by March. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

WATCH: Pacquiao challenges Mayweather with help of friend Jack Ma

Oct 28, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Manny Pacquiao says Floyd Mayweather should come see him for a 'real fight' as they have yet to square off in a rematch 4 years since their first clash

TEAM PACQUIAO. Add business magnate Jack Ma to the team of Manny Pacquiao. Photo from Instagram/@mannypacquiao


General Miguel Malvar's descendants divided over movie starring Pacquiao

Oct 13, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Was Pacquiao the right choice for the role?

Davao del Norte information officer hurt in ambush

Oct 11, 2019 - 12:35 PM

(UPDATED) Pat Pacquiao, who hosts a daily radio program at a station in Tagum City, is attacked by motorcycle-riding men outside his house

ATTACKED. Davao del Norte information officer Pat Pacquiao. Photo from Pat Pacquiao's Facebook page

Pacquiao fires 42 as MPBL execs exact revenge on Dubai All Stars

Sep 29, 2019 - 9:49 AM

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao showcases his basketball wares in a Dubai exhibition match

ON FIRE. Manny Pacquiao unloads 6 triples in a 42-point performance. Photo from MPBL

Fight Mayweather or retire, Arum tells Pacquiao

Sep 19, 2019 - 8:52 AM

Veteran promoter Bob Arum says it's 'not worth it' for Manny Pacquiao to continue boxing unless he gets Floyd Mayweather next

ALL TALK. There may been rematch teasers for years, but there’s still no Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight plans on the table. Photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Pacquiao appointed as PDP-Laban 'Senate leader'

Aug 15, 2019 - 5:54 PM

Meanwhile, 'speaker-in-waiting' Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco is appointed as the leader of PDP-Laban House lawmakers

PRESIDENT. Senator Manny Pacquiao is new PDP-Laban president. Photo from Pacquiao's Facebook page

Filipino boxers get big break from MP Promotions

Aug 13, 2019 - 10:54 PM

Johnriel Casimero, Samuel Salva, and Pedro Taduran are among the Filipino pugs who have upcoming world title bouts in the next two months

BIG BREAK. Johnriel Casimero is off to defend his IBF bantamweight title against Mexican Cesar Ramirez on August 24 in San Andres Sports Complex in Manila. File photo from Alvin S. Go/Rappler

No rematch as Pacquiao's legacy drives Mayweather 'bonkers'

Aug 13, 2019 - 2:26 PM

Manny Pacquiao's recent victories are becoming a threat to Floyd Mayweather, according to MP Promotions president Sean Gibbons

NO REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) continues to shine in his boxing career as Floyd Mayweather looks to stay retired. File photo by Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

Pimentel on his way out? 'About time' PDP-Laban elects new leaders, senator says

Aug 08, 2019 - 1:00 AM

'We will call for a national assembly. We will listen to the voice of the members kung sino ang gusto nila (who they want). Definitely, there will be some changes,' says party president Aquilino Pimentel III

PATIENCE. PDP-Laban president and Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III asks his partymates to be patient. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao: Trust Supreme Court justices in deciding death penalty cases

Aug 06, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says: 'In this imperfect world, death can be imposed. And this imposition of death penalty is irrevocable because you can't bring back the life.'

DEATH PENALTY. Senator Manny Pacquiao, a Born-again Christian, gives a privilege speech on his proposal to reimposition of death penalty for high-level drug traffickers. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao, Mayweather trade barbs, fuel rematch talks

Jul 24, 2019 - 5:47 PM

Manny Pacquiao says that if Floyd Mayweather wants be relevant again, then they should fight in a rematch

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao (left) and Floyd Mayweather could end up facing again. Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images


Pacquiao wants death penalty by firing squad for drug traffickers

Jul 23, 2019 - 7:46 PM

Meanwhile, evangelical Senator Manny Pacquiao supports inclusion of plunder for crimes punishable under the proposed death penalty bill

BACK TO WORK. Senator Manny Pacquiao returns to the Senate on July 23, 2019, 3 days after winning the WBA superwelterweight from undeafeated champion Keith Thurman. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Buboy: 'Don’t rule out Pacquiao fight in December'

Jul 23, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Pacquiao's chief trainer Buboy Fernandez says that the team has to assess the situation first before making a decision

STILL STRONG. Manny Pacquiao dethrones Keith Thurman for the WBA super welterweight belt. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Roach hints it's time for Pacquiao to retire

Jul 22, 2019 - 11:54 PM

Freddie Roach says he will sit down with Manny Pacquiao to talk about what's next

AGE JUST A NUMBER. Manny Pacquiao delivers another thrilling performance even at 40. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Pacquiao makes case for Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year

Jul 22, 2019 - 8:17 PM

Stalling aging once again, the 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao continues to grow his legend with a convincing beating of Keith Thurman

LIKE A TEACHER. Manny Pacquiao schools the significantly younger Keith Thurman. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Pacquiao mulls future after title stunner

Jul 22, 2019 - 11:21 AM

Manny Pacquiao may not fight again this year even after proving he can still pack a punch following his world title victory over Keith Thurman

STILL GOT IT. Manny Pacquiao defies age and odds to regain relevancy in the welterweight division. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP


LOOK: Pacquiao gets 'Fun Guy' Kawhi to smile

Jul 21, 2019 - 8:30 PM

Kawhi Leonard simply just can't keep a straight face as he shares a photo with Manny Pacquiao

FUN GUY. Kawhi Leonard makes his offseason well-spent by watching a Manny Pacquiao fight. Photo from Twitter/@Raptors


Jolted by many head punches, Pacquiao won't fly home yet

Jul 21, 2019 - 8:02 PM

Shaken by Keith Thurman’s solid punches, Manny Pacquiao may not get medical clearance to travel early

EXPLOSIVE. Keith Thurman proves to be the high-caliber opponent that Manny Pacquiao expected. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Thurman's a heavy puncher – Pacquiao

Jul 21, 2019 - 6:53 PM

Manny Pacquiao credits Keith Thurman as one of the hardest punchers he has ever faced

POWERHOUSE. Manny Pacquiao thinks Keith Thurman has more to show in future fights. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

'I will be back,' says Thurman after first career loss

Jul 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Keith Thurman intends to regain the top spot in the loaded welterweight division after yielding his crown to Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (L) heads to a neutral corner as US boxer Keith Thurman struggles to get up after being knocked down during the first round of their WBA super world welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Pacquiao won a 12 round split decision. (Photo by John Gurzinski / AFP)

Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao

Jul 21, 2019 - 5:06 PM

Manny Pacquiao fans get all thrilled seeing the brash Keith Thurman eat his words

Filipino fans watch Philippines' Manny Pacquiao fight agains Keith Thurman from the US, at a covered basketball court in Manila on July 21, 2019, during their world welterweight boxing championship in Las Vegas. - Pacquiao rolled back the years with a vintage display to defeat reigning WBA welterweight champion Thurman by split decision in a thrilling 12-round battle. (Photo by Noel CELIS / AFP)

LOOK: Kawhi still emotionless in intense Pacquiao-Thurman bout

Jul 21, 2019 - 3:41 PM

Even as a sports spectator, Kawhi Leonard manages to keep a straight face

FUN GUY. Kawhi Leonard enjoys a part of the offseason by watching the Manny Pacquiao-Keith Thurman bout. File photo from Twitter/@nbastats


Malacañang: Pacquiao's win shows Filipino spirit a 'fighter'

Jul 21, 2019 - 3:34 PM

'Pacquiao's victory is not on his, but of the entire nation.... The Palace is one in rejoicing with the Filipino people as the Pambansang Kamao once again puts the flag above the pedestal with his display of tenacy and courage,' says Malacañang

WINNER. Boxing icon Senator Manny Pacquiao snatches the super welterweight title from American boxer Keith Thurman. MP Promotions photo

WATCH: Catriona Gray proudly waves PH flag in Pacquiao fight

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray takes her role of flag-bearer for the Manny Pacquiao camp to heart

ICONS. Catriona Gray gives Manny Pacquiao full support in his bout against Keith Thurman. Photo from Instagram/@catriona_gray


Lawmakers on Pacquiao boxing win: 'Age doesn't matter'

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:25 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Talagang 40s is the new 30s,' says Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco on Senator Manny Pacquiao's win over Keith Thurman for the World Boxing Association super welterweight title

VICTORY. Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senator Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa rejoices as Senator Manny Pacquiao wins his fight against Keith Thurman. Photo from Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pacquiao romps as oldest welterweight champ in history

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:23 PM

At 40 years old, Manny Pacquiao deals Keith Thurman his first career-loss to wrest the WBA super welterweight crown

MAJOR PLAYER. Manny Pacquiao proves once again that he’s nowhere near retirement. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao dethrones Thurman for WBA super welter crown

Jul 21, 2019 - 1:04 PM

Manny Pacquiao proves he can still go toe-to-toe with the best the division has to offer at 40 years old by handing Keith Thurman his first loss

EVERGREEN. Manny Pacquiao shows he still got it. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP


LOOK: Catriona Gray is in Las Vegas to support Manny Pacquiao

Jul 21, 2019 - 11:25 AM

Catriona flies to Las Vegas to support the boxer turned senator

Lipinets drops substitute Inson in 2nd round

Jul 21, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Filipino fighter Jayar Inson suffers a TKO loss to Kazakh Sergey Lipinets in the Pacquiao-Thurman undercard

Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Libranza scores TKO win, makes it 2-for-2 for Pinoy pugs

Jul 21, 2019 - 9:16 AM

Top Filipino prospect Genisis Libranza stops American Carlos Maldonado in the Pacquiao-Thurman undercard

ON A ROLL. Agusan del Sur native Genisis Libranza ups his record to 19-1. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Unbeaten Pinoy Dato stops Lopez in 5th round

Jul 21, 2019 - 8:04 AM

Filipino boxer John Leo Dato knocks out Mexican Juan Antonio Lopez in the Pacquiao-Thurman undercard

STREAK. La Union-born John Leo Dato extends his win run to 12. Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Pacquiao battles Thurman in Legend vs Undefeated

Jul 21, 2019 - 12:44 AM

The welterweight showdown is on between the Filipino living legend and the unbeaten American vying for recognition

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Buboy Fernandez to unleash Pacquiao’s full fury

Jul 20, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Unlike in the Broner fight, lead trainer Buboy Fernandez says he’ll let Manny Pacquiao pounce on Keith Thurman

Photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions

Ancajas predicts Pacquiao will stop Thurman

Jul 20, 2019 - 5:11 PM

'He is so focused and intense. Parang may galit sa loob,' IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas says of Manny Pacquiao