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Pacquiao can’t retire with ‘peace of mind’ after Mayweather loss

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:05 AM

'It will be different this time as there will be no excuses,' the Filipino eight-division world champion says

REMATCH. Manny Pacquiao says there's a 'big possibility' he'll face Floyd Mayweather again. Photo by AFP

Mayweather to impress in Tokyo first before Pacquiao showdown

Sep 20, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The undefeated American boxer plans to extend his record to 51-0 before the Manny Pacquiao rematch

SERIOUS. Floyd Mayweather is dead serious of stealing the WBA regular welterweight belt from Manny Pacquiao.  Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Alvarez cancels Golovkin rematch over drugs controversy

Apr 04, 2018 - 11:59 AM

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez could in theory face up to a year's suspension for his failed drugs test

BACK OUT. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez withdraws from his May 5 rematch against Gennady Golovkin. File photo by AFP


Alvarez temporarily suspended, Golovkin rematch threatened

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:16 PM

The Nevada State Athletic Commission temporarily suspends Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, putting his May 5 rematch against Gennady Golovkin in jeopardy

Mayweather drops another hint at MMA fight

Feb 03, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Mayweather might be seen standing inside a UFC cage in a few months

RETURNING THE FAVOR. Mayweather's teaser video is hinting that he will see McGregor in the cage this time. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/AFP

Rappler Game Night: 'NBA 2K18' with 2K18 PH champions

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:13 PM

PH NBA 2K18 champs play against one another in a rematch of the PH NBA 2K18 finals held last December


Canelo-Golovkin rematch will happen in May - report

Jan 12, 2018 - 9:09 AM

The rematch of their contentious draw will happen on Cinco de Mayo, according to the Los Angeles Times

REMATCH. Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez battled to a draw in their first meeting. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/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

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Jul 03, 2017 - 1:15 PM

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Kovalev walks off stage in build-up to rematch with Ward

Jun 16, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Before their rematch for the unified light heavyweight titles Kovalev mocks Ward s Son of God nickname calling him the Son of Judges

TENSIONS RISING. Sergey Kovalev wasn't interested in sticking around to listen to Andre Ward at their final press conference. File photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Santa Cruz turns tables on Frampton to claim featherweight belt

Jan 29, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Leo Santa Cruz reclaims the WBA featherweight belt with a hard fought majority decision over Carl Frampton

REVENGE. Leo Santa Cruz avenged his loss to Carl Frampton last year, inflicting the first defeat on the Irishman's record. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao wants Mayweather rematch but says no talks yet

Nov 25, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Manny Pacquiao visits Japan where he ll open a boxing gym next year and reiterates desire for rematch

Ronnie Dayan, Marcos burial, Mayweather-Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Nov 22, 2016 - 9:33 PM

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Pacquiao says he feels '25 or 28,' wants Mayweather rematch

Nov 22, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Manny Pacquiao who turns 38 next month says age is just a number as he seeks a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr

PACMAN COMETH. Manny Pacquiao is still beating fighters younger than himself and says he doesn't feel his age at all. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Leila de Lima, Pacquiao and Duterte, Martin Andanar | 6PM wRap

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:10 PM

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Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch is 75% likely, says Arum

Nov 15, 2016 - 5:18 PM

Pacquiao s spokesperson says his next opponent and when it ll take place will be known by January

STILL GOING. Manny Pacquiao has people talking about a Mayweather rematch after beating Jessie Vargas to reclaim the WBO welterweight title. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Rodrigo Duterte, Martin Andanar, Joel Villanueva | 6PM wRap

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:34 PM

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Pacquiao fuels Mayweather rematch rumors with jacket lining hint

Nov 14, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Manny Pacquiao shows off his new suit jacket which feature photos of himself and Floyd Mayweather on the inside lining

DROPPING HINTS. Manny Pacquiao drops hints about a possible Floyd Mayweather rematch with his latest wardrobe choice. Photo from Pacquiao's Facebook page

Mundine-Green boxing rematch lined up in Australia

Oct 25, 2016 - 11:09 AM

It is 10 years since Anthony Mundine famously beat Danny Green on points at the Sydney Football Stadium and there has been bad blood between the pair ever since

REMATCH. Indigenous Australian boxer Anthony Mundine stands over compatriot Danny Green as he stumbles during a super-middleweight eliminator fight in Sydney 17 May 2006. The two are set for a rematch in February 2017. File Photo by DAVID HANCOCK / AFP

Premier League: Wenger aims to avenge Swansea title shocker

Oct 14, 2016 - 10:28 AM

Arsenal s Arsene Wenger is out to banish the memory of a surprise defeat by Swansea in March which shattered their hopes of winning the Premier League title last season

REVENGE MINDED. Arsenal players appear crestfallen during their 2-1 loss to Swansea in March, which effectively ended their bid to win the Premier League title. File photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

McGregor, Diaz agree to fight again in deciding third fight

Aug 22, 2016 - 4:52 AM

Conor McGregor could face being stripped of the UFC featherweight title as he looks towards a third fight against Nate Diaz

BLOODY TRILOGY. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor could be headed towards a third fight. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

McGregor avenges Diaz loss, wins decision at UFC 202

Aug 21, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz by a 5 round majority decision to avenge his loss at UFC 196

REVENGE. Conor McGregor held off a determined Nate Diaz, using leg kicks and southpaw punching power to earn a decision. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Olympics: Neymar takes Brazil closer to Germany World Cup rematch

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:22 PM

Brazil sets up a semifinal meeting with Honduras and is on course for a mouthwatering World Cup rematch with Germany in the final

SEMIFINAL-BOUND. Neymar of Brazil celebrates after scoring against Colombia during their Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's football quarterfinal match. Miguel SCHINCARIOL / AFP

Geisler vs Matos rematch unlikely after fighting to a draw

Jun 26, 2016 - 3:11 PM

The verdict may have been a draw but Baron Geisler and Kiko Matos have settled their score

KISS AND MAKEUP. Baron Geisler and Kiko Matos have resolved their differences, even if their fight ended in an inconclusive draw. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Casimero knocks out Ruenroeng in 4, wins IBF flyweight crown

May 25, 2016 - 10:34 PM

Johnriel Casimero knocks out his Thai rival with a left hook to the body to win a world title in his second division

CHAMPION AGAIN. Johnriel Casimero had to wait nearly a year to get Amnat Ruenroeng back in the ring, but he made the wait worth it. Screenshot from CCTV livestream

WATCH: Conor McGregor spars boxer; preparations for Mayweather or Diaz?

May 19, 2016 - 6:23 PM

Conor McGregor showed he was far off from form to contend with Floyd Mayweather but he could be preparing for a Nate Diaz rematch instead

HAND SKILLS. Conor McGregor has some holes to fill in his boxing game, but he might not be preparing for a fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. File photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Berto gets revenge, knocks out Ortiz in 4

May 01, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Berto climbs off the canvas to drop Ortiz twice in a rematch of their memorable 2011 battle

REVENGE. Andre Berto (L) didn't leave the fight in the judges' hands this time around. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Heavyweight champ Fury says he hates boxing, shows off belly

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:31 PM

It is an absolute disgrace to call me an athlete says Tyson Fury as he showed off his soft physique at a press conference for his rematch against Wladimir Klitschko

HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP. Tyson Fury isn't shy about his less-than-impressive physique. Photo by Phil Richards/EPA

San Beda faces NCAA champ Letran on Season 92 opening day

Apr 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM

A rematch of last year s finals is set for opening day of NCAA Season 92

REMATCH. Fans won't have to wait too long for a rematch of last year's finals between Letran and San Beda this coming NCAA Season 92. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch 'more likely than not' - Arum

Apr 13, 2016 - 5:10 PM

It s close to 50 50 but probably leaning more toward the fight happening says Pacquiao s promoter Bob Arum

OUT OF RETIREMENT? The demand for one more showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr could be too much to pass up, says Bob Arum. File photo by Top Rank

Daniel Cormier pulls out of title fight vs Jon Jones at UFC 197

Apr 02, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Daniel Cormier withdraws from his light heavyweight championship rematch with Jon Jones due to a foot injury

FIGHT IS OFF. Jon Jones and Daniel Comier will have to wait to reprise their rivalry which dates back to UFC 182. File Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Dominant La Salle sweeps Ateneo in finals rematch

Feb 27, 2016 - 6:08 PM

La Salle improves to 5 1 on the season with the win

Retiring Pacquiao keeps door open for Mayweather rematch

Feb 17, 2016 - 5:41 PM

I am not saying that boxing is closed to me says Manny Pacquiao despite announcing that his next fight with Tim Bradley Jr will be his last

NEVER SAY NEVER. Manny Pacquiao could be tempted out of retirement for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Roach: ‘The better Pacquiao looks, the more votes he’ll get’

Feb 16, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Freddie Roach tells Manny Pacquiao that an entertaining performance against Timothy Bradley Jr will give him the best shot at winning a seat in the Senate

BACK IN CAMP. Manny Pacquiao continues to test out his surgically repaired right shoulder as training camp starts up. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Jon Jones faces Daniel Cormier in rematch at UFC 197

Feb 08, 2016 - 5:19 PM

Jon Jones will try to recapture the light heavyweight championship when he faces Daniel Cormier for a second time

REMATCH. Daniel Cormier (L) will look to retain his UFC title and avenge his earlier defeat to Jon "Bones" Jones.

Arum hints at Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Once that bell rings for that final round Manny Pacquiao s going to rethink it Arum says

ONE MORE TIME? Bob Arum isn't willing to bet that Mayweather and Pacquiao remain retired for long. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

WATCH: LeBron shoves Curry, then Steph gets even

Jan 19, 2016 - 3:13 PM

Both players send the other to the floor in the NBA Finals rematch dominated by the defending champions

SHOVING MATCH. LeBron James (R) shoves Stephen Curry during the Warriors-Cavaliers finals rematch, but the reigning NBA MVP paid him back later on. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Austria says Fajardo on day-to-day basis for PBA Finals

Jan 17, 2016 - 9:42 PM

San Miguel coach Leo Austria sheds some light on the status of injured center June Mar Fajardo

WILL FAJARDO PLAY IN THE FINALS? June Mar Fajardo suffers a knee injury ahead of the finals between San Miguel and Alaska in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. Photos courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

Manuel powers Alaska past Fajardo-less San Miguel in Game 1

Jan 17, 2016 - 7:19 PM

3rd UPDATE Alaska comes alive late in the fourth to nip San Miguel in Game 1 of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Finals

FIRST BLOOD. The Alaska Aces draw first blood versus the San Miguel Beermen in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Warriors thump Cavaliers in NBA Finals rematch on Christmas Day

Dec 26, 2015 - 12:21 PM

In a grinding game producing their lowest scoring game this year the Warriors improve to 14 0 at home this season with their 32nd overall home victory in a row

CHRISTMAS TREAT. Stephen Curry (left) drives to the basket against Matthew Dellavedova during the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals rematch on Christmas Day. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Alaska survives Fajardo's career-high 43 points to beat Beermen

Dec 16, 2015 - 10:48 PM

Alaska snaps San Miguel Beer s 7 game win streak to stay in contention for an automatic semifinals seat in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

BEST PLAYER. Calvin Abueva is named Best Player of the Game with his 17 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and a block to help Alaska past defending champion San Miguel Beer. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Duterte on human rights, JV Ejercito’s case, Rousey’s recovery | 6PM wRap

Dec 08, 2015 - 7:38 PM

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Odds favor Rousey against Holm in rematch

Nov 19, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Sportsbooks may have taken a hit when Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey but at least one outlet is willing to bet Rousey wins a rematch should one take place

STILL FAVORED. Ronda Rousey would still be favored by at least one sportsbook in a rematch against Holly Holm despite her one-sided loss at UFC 193. File photo by Joe Castro/EPA

UFC boss on Holm-Rousey rematch: ‘It makes sense’

Nov 15, 2015 - 6:38 PM

UFC president Dana White says he is not ruling out a second meeting between newly minted champion Holly Holm and former titleholder Ronda Rousey

A rematch between Ronda Rousey (L) and Holly Holm (R) could be big business for the UFC. Photo by Joe Castro/EPA

Compton on Finals rematch: ‘We need to be aggressive’

Jul 09, 2015 - 12:25 AM

We re coming at them Our head down we re gonna take some shots throw some shots we re coming at ‘em says Alaska coach Alex Compton

'WE'RE COMING AT 'EM.' Alaska coach Alex Compton sees an evenly matched Finals against old foes San Miguel in the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup Finals. Photo from PBA Images

No rematch for 'sore loser' Pacquiao – Mayweather

May 08, 2015 - 7:48 AM

I lost a lot of respect for him after all of this says Mayweather of the focus put on Pacquiao s shoulder injury

NO MAS REMATCH. Floyd Mayweather Jr has rescinded his offer of a second bout to Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Mayweather says he’ll fight Pacquiao again in a year

May 06, 2015 - 12:14 AM

It took five years for the first fight to happen but a rematch could happen in a year says Floyd Mayweather

A Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch could take place in 2016. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank