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Tale of the Tape: Julaton’s MMA debut on May 2 vs. Saber

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Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton’s mixed martial arts debut is on May 2 at “One FC: Rise Of Heroes.” It will be broadcast live from Manila.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Tale of fighting unwashed foe provides comic relief for Pacquiao’s Palace call

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How does it feel to trade punches over 12 rounds with someone who hasn’t taken a shower for a week?

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Filipinos celebrate as Pacquiao avenges loss

Filipinos cheer as they watch the WBO World Welterweight championship boxing match between the Philippines' Manny Pacquiao and American Timothy Bradley at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, live via satellite at Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines on Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014. AP

“Manny is still the eighth wonder of the world,” Fr. Joey Faller said as Filipinos jumped from their seats, raised their arms and burst into cheers after the country’s boxing hero, Manny Pacquiao, regained his WBO welterweight title from American Timothy Bradley Jr. in a unanimous 12-round decision in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao punching power ‘way harder’ in first fight—Bradley

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Timothy Bradley, left, lands a left to the head of Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, in their WBO welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. AP

Timothy Bradley admitted Manny Pacquiao was able to hurt him throughout their WBO welterweight title rematch that lasted another 12 rounds Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao, Bradley trade pleasantries

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Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines, and Timothy Bradley trade blows in their WBO welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. Pacquiao won by unanimous decision. AP

After having some prefight words for each other, Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley couldn’t help but exchange pleasantries just moments after going another full 12 rounds in the ring.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Politicians praise Pacquiao

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Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, sits in his corner between rounds of his WBO welterweight title boxing fight against Timothy Bradley Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. AP

Politicians were among the first to tweet their congratulations to boxing icon Manny Pacquiao after he reclaimed the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight title from Timothy Bradley on Sunday (Philippine time).

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao wins unanimous decision vs Bradley to reclaim WBO title

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Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines acknowledges the crowd just after his unanimous decision victory over Timothy Bradley during their WBO World Welterweight championship boxing match, Saturday, April 12, 2014, at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. AP

Revenge was served, and it was cold. Manny Pacquiao won a 12-round unanimous decision over Timothy Bradley on Saturday to avenge his controversial 2012 loss to the previously unbeaten American.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

IN THE KNOW

Established in 1988, it is an international sanctioning body that has created in the last decade many regional titles that allow fighters an opportunity to bag a championship title and reach world-class stature.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

Pacquiao more motivated after Bradley’s taunts

Boxer Manny Pacquiao, of the Philippines, left, poses for a photo with current WBO World Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley of Indio, Calif., during a press conference Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in New York. AP FILE PHOTO

Manny Pacquiao is taking extra motivation from taunts by unbeaten Tim Bradley that the Filipino boxing icon has lost the hunger and killer instinct he once displayed with great passion.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Rodriguez unseats Sabillo by TKO in 10

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Merlito Sabillo proved no match for Mexican Francisco Rodriguez Jr. Saturday night (Sunday in Manila) and yielded his World Boxing Organization minimumweight crown by a 10th-round technical knockout at Arena Monterrey in Mexico.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Sabillo loses WBO title to Mexican Rodriguez

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Merlito "TIGER" Sabillo. CDN FILE PHOTO

Filipino boxer Merlito Sabillo suffered a stunning loss, a 10th round stoppage, at the hands of Mexican challenger Francisco Rodriguez Jr. Sunday (Manila time) at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Servania banners Pinoy Pride XXIV

Rising stars Genesis Servania and Arthur Villanueva hope to bolster their dream of becoming world champions on March 1 when they headline Pinoy Pride XXIV at Solaire Resort & Casino in Parañaque City.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

World Boxing Council chief Sulaiman dies at 82

In this June, 10, 2007 file photo Jose Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, acknowledges the crowd as he is inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, N.Y., Sunday, June 10, 2007. Sulaiman's son, Mauricio Sulaiman, said his father died Thursday Jan. 16, 2014, at a hospital in Los Angeles. He had been hospitalized for months for a heart condition. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Jose Sulaiman, the longtime head of the World Boxing Council who promoted renowned fighters and introduced rules to protect boxers, died Thursday. He was 82.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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