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Tokyo-Olympic

MANILA – The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines or ABAP is optimistic that the Tokyo Olympics will push through in July next year. ABAP president Ricky Vargas is hopeful that the Olympics would push through as this is our nation’s best chance to achieve Olympic glory. In a recent survey in Japan, half of Tokyo residents are not comfortable with hosting the Olympics in their city, Some either

Keith Thurman demands

Almost a year after getting his first setback, former WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman continues demand rematch with the legendary Filipino eight-division boxing world champion Manny Pacquiao. In an interview with Boxingscene, Keith Thurman wants another crack at his former belt. According to him, The WBA championship is his belt and he would love to have another opportunity to take it back from the Filipino boxer. Even though

Pacquiao

MANILA – Even with the countless accomplishment that Mayweather has accrued during a 21 year career, current Welterweight contender Shawn Porter would rather takes Manny Pacquiao’s career instead of Mayweather’s. “I’m actually gonna go with Manny.. I think that even though Manny has taken a lot of punishment – he’s been in a lot of wars, he’s been in a lot of exciting fights.” Porter told in an interview hosted

SEA Games

The Philippines is assured of podium finishes in several boxing events as the country’s pugilists swept their opponents at Sunday’s 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the semifinal matches of various boxing events. Irish Magno ended the day with a victory in the women’s flyweight division, 4-1, over Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas. Meanwhile, Roger Ladon won over Singapore’s Hamid Mohamed Hanurdeen by unanimous decision in the men’s division. Charly Suarez also

Pedro Taduran

After failing in his first attempt, Bicolano boxer Pedro Taduran finally claimed a world boxing crown on his second try. Taduran, 22, survived a first-round knockdown by maintaining his aggressive attack en route to a fourth-round stoppage win over compatriot and erstwhile undefeated Samuel Salva Saturday night at Jurado Hall of the Philippine Marine Corp in Taguig City. Set for the vacant IBF globe minimum weight title for 12 rounds,

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After putting on a superb performance last month against the former unbeaten Keith Thurman, a rejuvenated Manny Pacquiao takes it “one battle at a moment.” This, according to MP Promotions chief Sean Gibbons who was the guest on Tuesday at the Amelie Hotel in Manila at the PSA Forum. Pacquiao is coming off an impressive outing against Thurman last July 20 in Las Vegas, which saw the younger fighter’s “Pacman”

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After the American soldier stated that their battle last month should have been a draw, the Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s camp has shot down the option of a reunion against Keith Thurman. In the first round on the way to claiming a split decision when they fought last month, Pacquiao knocked down Thurman in the process of capturing Thurman’s WBA welterweight championship. Thurman proclaimed himself “ready for the replay” in

Manny Pacquiao

Senator and boxing icon Manny Paquiao is all set to get into the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on July 20 (July 21, PHL time) with Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) World Championship. He stated thar he is so ready for this battle and he believe it’s one of the greatest training camps they will ever had. He added that he is in the finest condition

Pacquiao

After their money-spinning 2015 superfight, Floyd Mayweather has zero interest in coming out of retirement for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. Ellerbe, Mayweather Promotions ‘ chief executive, informed the boxingscene.com website that not even the possibility of another profitable payday would tempt Mayweather back into the arena. Mayweather is thought to have earned an estimated $300 million from the point win over Pacquiao, which remains the most profitable battle in

Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao arrived at Las Vegas on Monday just when the town started to light up. Once again, he will headline Saturday night (Manila Sunday) along with the likes of Sin City stars David Copperfield and Barry Manilow. Among those adorning the gigantic marquees on gleaming houses around the strip were their faces. The people’s champ stated that he just want to maintain his name at the top of his