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Is Manny Pacquiao a (PEDs) cousin of Lance Armstrong?


Yesterday, Ben Thompson, sharp and crusading writer (FightHype.com), tried to make it clear he was “not making a case about whether or not Manny Pacquiao knowingly or unknowingly used performance enhancing drugs.”

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

‘$54-M discrepancy’ in Pacquiao PPV income

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With his fan-friendly style and unparalleled ring accomplishments, Manny Pacquiao has established himself as a true pay-per-view (PPV) star, arguably next only to the trash-talking Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Tyson, Leonard, De la Hoya enter Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

Mike Tyson AFP PHOTO

Legendary fighters Mike Tyson, Oscar de la Hoya, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Larry Holmes and Julio Cesar Chavez were among the inaugural inductees named Wednesday to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

De La Hoya accuser ordered to pay his legal bill

Oscar De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, addresses the audience during the Amir Khan v Danny Garcia’s press conference at ESPN Zone At L.A. Live on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. AFP FILE PHOTO

A woman who claimed to have been intimidated by boxer Oscar De La Hoya during a wild night at a New York City hotel has now been ordered to pay his legal bill, after a judge said her lawsuit was “frivolous” and malicious.

Posted: September 2nd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Olympics: Ramirez falls short of emulating De la Hoya

Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov, right, reacts after defeating Jose Ramirez, of the United States in a men's light weight 60-kg boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Jose Ramirez failed in his bid to become the first American since Oscar De la Hoya in 1992 to win Olympic lightweight gold when he lost to Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the second round on Thursday.

Posted: August 3rd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

De La Hoya, Mayweather Sr. say Pacquiao clear winner


Even Manny Pacquiao’s fiercest critics believed he was the clear winner over Timothy Bradley Jr. Saturday night.

Posted: June 11th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao, Mayweather could fetch record cash

Floyd Mayweather Jr  AP FILE PHOTO

Half a trillion dollars.

Posted: January 26th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Who will Arum and Manny choose?


Boxing promoter Bob Arum returns to the Philippines this month to finalize plans for Manny Pacquiao’s next battle. Most 80-year-olds would find crossing the Pacific a burden, but fight-promoting and managing around the world is natural for Arum. And if you have the hottest fighter in the world and the biggest draw today, you do [...]

Posted: January 6th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Editors' Picks,One Game at a Time,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Hindsight and Pacquiao’s hair’s breadth victory


A popular sports idiom spawned by American football slams anyone—either an expert or plain spectator—who in hindsight points out where a team went wrong after its big Sunday game has been played.

Posted: November 14th, 2011 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »

A Freddie Roach-Nacho Beristain duel as well

Pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao and long-time trainer Freddie Roach stand side by side Juan Manuel Marquez and his trainer Nacho Beristain. Photo by AP.

LAS VEGAS—It will be a “fight for the ages,” as Top Rank chief Bob Arum called it. It will be a matchup that will go three-deep in both corners of the squared circle. Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez tangle for the third time Saturday in search for a definitive end to a rivalry that [...]

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao-Mayweather superfight on horizon


LAS VEGAS—Slowly, but surely, the wheels have started to turn again as far as the biggest boxing fight on the horizon is concerned. Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. The sport’s only eight-division champion in history against an undefeated superstar who has generated some of the biggest pay-per-view outings. Blitzkrieg aggressor versus superb defense specialist. [...]

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Marquez also going for KO vs Pacquiao


LAS VEGAS—All that talk about Manny Pacquiao knocking out Juan Manuel Marquez has been milked dry from just about every angle. So Marquez has decided to throw in a twist. “My style is difficult for him and it will give me the chance to hit him,” the Mexican counterpuncher told international journalists Wednesday, when both [...]

Posted: November 10th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

De La Hoya: Manny Pacquiao on a different level

Manny Pacquiao

For eight rounds, he stood at the receiving end of a brutal, relentless beating so that when the bell rang for the ninth, he remained in his stool, unable to go any further.

Posted: November 8th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »



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