Manny Pacquiao http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42893/all en Boxing: Philippines' Pacquiao to fight in September http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/boxing-philippines-pacquiao-fight-september <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao plans to fight again in September, with the bout likely to be staged outside the United States to avoid high taxes, his spokeswoman said Wednesday.</p> <p>Negotiations are ongoing for a rematch with Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez, who knocked Pacquiao out in his last fight in December, although the opponent and the venue are yet to be finalised, Rose Tamayo told AFP.</p> <p>"The fight is definitely in September. We will talk about the opponent and the place after the May 13 elections," Tamayo said, citing comments Pacquiao made to her on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/boxing-philippines-pacquiao-fight-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 08:15:31 +0000 5800042 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pacquiao 'wants Macau fight' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/boxing-pacquiao-wants-macau-fight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippines boxing hero Manny Pacquiao wants his next fight to be in Macau, according to his promoter Bob Arum, who says they are working on an autumn showdown in the casino enclave.</p> <p>Negotiations are ongoing for a September rematch with Juan Manuel Marquez, who knocked Pacquiao out in December, Pacquiao's spokeswoman Rose Tamayo told AFP earlier this week.</p> <p>Asked late on Saturday at The Venetian resort-hotel in Macau if Pacquiao would be appearing there this year, Arum said: "I hope so, I certainly hope so. That will not be this summer, but will maybe be in the fall.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/boxing-pacquiao-wants-macau-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Sun, 07 Apr 2013 04:45:03 +0000 5804725 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pacquiao eyeing November fight in Macau - promoter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/boxing-pacquiao-eyeing-november-fight-macau-promoter <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will likely face either of US fighters Brandon Rios or Mike Alvarado in Macau in November, his promoter Bob Arum said Friday.</p> <p>Pacquiao, 34, who has won an unprecedented eight world titles in different weight divisions, had wanted to fight either Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez and unbeaten US boxer Timothy Bradley, who both beat him last year.</p> <p>But they decided decided to fight each other in Las Vegas in September.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/boxing-pacquiao-eyeing-november-fight-macau-promoter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 09:16:04 +0000 5824855 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pacquiao eyeing November fight in Macau - promoter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/boxing-pacquiao-eyeing-november-fight-macau-promoter-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will likely face either of US fighters Brandon Rios or Mike Alvarado in Macau in November, his promoter Bob Arum said Thursday.</p> <p>Pacquiao, 34, who has won an unprecedented eight world titles in different weight divisions, had wanted to fight either Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez and unbeaten US boxer Timothy Bradley, who both beat him last year.</p> <p>But they decided decided to fight each other in Las Vegas in September.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/boxing-pacquiao-eyeing-november-fight-macau-promoter-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:18:44 +0000 5825156 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pacquiao to fight Rios in Macau in November http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130507/boxing-pacquiao-fight-rios-macau-november <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will battle US fighter Brandon Rios in Macau in November, organisers said Tuesday, in a match that promoters hope will ignite Chinese interest in big-time boxing.</p> <p>The bout -- at the luxury Venetian Macao casino resort -- will be Pacquiao's first fight outside the United States since 2006.</p> <p>"The fight is green and go," Pacquiao's chief management adviser, Michael Koncz, told AFP, adding the arrangements had been finalised with Top Rank, the Las Vegas-based boxing promotion agency that handles the Philippine boxer.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130507/boxing-pacquiao-fight-rios-macau-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Human Interest Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Politics Sports AFP Tue, 07 May 2013 08:30:11 +0000 5832307 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pacquiao says Philippines presidency can wait http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/boxing-pacquiao-says-philippines-presidency-can-wait <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao has no immediate plans to run for president, his chief aide said Tuesday, following a fierce political backlash to comments he wanted to lead his country.</p> <p>The "Pacman" was pummelled by Filipino politicians and on social media after he told AFP in Macau at the weekend he aspired to be president, with critics saying this meant he planned to run in 2016, chief of staff Franklin Gacal told AFP.</p> <p>"He knows very well that he will not be qualified to run for president in 2016 because of the age requirement," Gacal said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130730/boxing-pacquiao-says-philippines-presidency-can-wait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports Technology AFP Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:31:31 +0000 5897667 at http://www.globalpost.com I still have two or three years left, says Pacquiao http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/i-still-have-two-or-three-years-left-says-pacquiao <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Patrick Johnston</p> <p>SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Eight-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao believes he has two or three years of fighting left before he quits the sport and still retains the hope of securing a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr.</p> <p>Two straight defeats, the second a brutal sixth round knockout by old foe Juan Manuel Marquez in December, prompted pundits and fans to suggest retirement for the 34-year-old Filipino.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/i-still-have-two-or-three-years-left-says-pacquiao" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Golden Boy Promotions Manny Pacquiao Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:02:31 +0000 5901282 at http://www.globalpost.com More relatives of Philippines' Pacquiao get into politics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131029/more-relatives-philippines-pacquiao-get-politics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing hero-turned-congressman Manny Pacquiao had three more relatives elected to public office Tuesday, but a representative for the star downplayed suggestions he was creating his own "political dynasty".</p> <p>The Commission on Elections said that two of the boxing superstar's brothers, along with a sister-in-law, won village council seats in their home city of General Santos in the country's south.</p> <p>Rogelio and Bobby Pacquiao were elected councillors in separate districts of the city in polls held Monday, while Bobby's wife, Lorelei, won re-election as village chief.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131029/more-relatives-philippines-pacquiao-get-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:27:27 +0000 5973856 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pacquiao 'expecting' to beat Rios, no retirement plans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131106/boxing-pacquiao-expecting-beat-rios-no-retirement-plans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Philippine boxing great Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he was expecting to defeat American Brandon Rios in Macau later this month, but insisted if he did lose he would not retire.</p> <p>The 34-year-old, once regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter of his generation, faces the bout of his life in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory as he bids to break a losing streak and keep his boxing legacy intact.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131106/boxing-pacquiao-expecting-beat-rios-no-retirement-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Brandon Rios Golden Boy Promotions Human Interest Manny Pacquiao Politics Sports AFP Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:24:17 +0000 5981622 at http://www.globalpost.com Pacquiao to box on irrespective of Macau outcome http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131106/pacquiao-box-irrespective-macau-outcome <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Filipino great Manny Pacquiao will box on irrespective of the outcome of his November 24 fight against American Brandon Rios, the eight-weight world champion said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Two straight defeats, the second a sixth-round knockout by old foe Juan Manuel Marquez in December, have triggered talk of retirement which would only increase if he loses in Macau as well.</p> <p>The 34-year-old Filipino, however, would not even give retirement a thought.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131106/pacquiao-box-irrespective-macau-outcome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:02:45 +0000 5981893 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Macau fight may be Pacquiao's last - trainer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131114/boxing-macau-fight-may-be-pacquiaos-last-trainer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach said he would order the Filipino boxing great to retire if he suffers a bad loss in next week's comeback fight against Brandon Rios.</p> <p>The flamboyant Roach backed Pacquiao for a fifth or sixth-round knockout of the American in their November 24 World Boxing Organisation welterweight title bout in Macau.</p> <p>But if the fight does not go according to plan, he said he would have no hesitation in telling Pacquiao to quit the sport after what would be his third straight defeat.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131114/boxing-macau-fight-may-be-pacquiaos-last-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Golden Boy Promotions Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Thu, 14 Nov 2013 07:47:17 +0000 5988872 at http://www.globalpost.com Pacquiao's career on the line in Macau http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131121/pacquiaos-career-the-line-macau <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Kieran Mulvaney</p> <p>MACAU (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao will be fighting for his country and his career on Sunday morning when he takes on American Brandon Rios in the first major international fight card to be held in the gambling capital of Macau.</p> <p>The bout is taking place in the devastating aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, which smashed into Pacquiao's native Philippines on November 8, killing more than 4,000 people and leaving another 4 million homeless.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131121/pacquiaos-career-the-line-macau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Golden Boy Promotions Human Interest Manny Pacquiao Sports Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:49:33 +0000 5995759 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Pac-Man's career on the line against Rios http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131122/boxing-pac-mans-career-the-line-against-rios <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Filipino great Manny Pacquiao will need to shrug off the distractions of a deadly typhoon and a physical clash involving his trainer as he heads into a make-or-break comeback fight against Brandon Rios Sunday.</p> <p>The only man to have won world titles at eight different weights knows his career is on the line as he returns to the ring in Macau, just days away from his 35th birthday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131122/boxing-pac-mans-career-the-line-against-rios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Golden Boy Promotions Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Fri, 22 Nov 2013 06:48:14 +0000 5996842 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Beckham roots for 'inspirational' Pacquiao http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131123/boxing-beckham-roots-inspirational-pacquiao <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Asian boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will not only have the support of a Filipino-packed crowd when he fights Brandon Rios on Sunday, but also a phalanx of celebrity cheerleaders, led by David Beckham.</p> <p>The former England football captain will be joined at the Macau ringside by a number of celebrity guests for the fight, including Oscar-wining actor and director George Clooney, Sands China CEO Ed Tracy confirmed.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131123/boxing-beckham-roots-inspirational-pacquiao" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Human Interest Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:17:28 +0000 5997908 at http://www.globalpost.com Pacquiao fight lifts spirits of typhoon-ravaged Tacloban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131124/pacquiao-fight-lifts-spirits-typhoon-ravaged-tacloban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hundreds of Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban gathered Sunday to watch free, live broadcasts of boxing hero Manny Pacquiao as he takes on American Brandon Rios in a comeback fight he has dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.</p> <p>For a brief moment, those who lost their homes, their livelihoods and even loved ones in the storm forgot their misery as they gathered at four areas in the devastated city for the fight, which is being broadcast live from Macau.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131124/pacquiao-fight-lifts-spirits-typhoon-ravaged-tacloban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Manny Pacquiao Manny Pacquiao Sports AFP Sun, 24 Nov 2013 06:17:38 +0000 5998466 at 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