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Boxing: Jonas Sultan stablemate Donnie Nietes makes prediction for title fight

FRESNO, Calif.—Donnie Nietes had a direct hand while Nick Curson did his part helping Jonas Sultan attain his fullest potential here. Nietes, the 3-division world champion who reigned for an unprecedented 10 years, served as Sultan’s main sparring partner in ...

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Boxing: Why Ancajas, Jonas Sultan will meet face to face days before fight night

LOS ANGELES—Jerwin Ancajas spent the first few seconds feeling the ring canvas with his training sneakers at The Rock Boxing Gym in Carson City on Friday. Having his first real gym workout in a week, Ancajas was testing his footing ...

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Horn who? Pacquiao's choice for next fight puzzles some American pundits

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — In the boxing world, it’s difficult not to mention Manny Pacquiao’s name. For more than a decade, Las Vegas has been hosting Pacquiao’s fights, a majority of which were victories, a few of them losses. He ...

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WATCH: Erich shows off fight moves in training video

If you ever feel like picking a fight, you would do well to stay clear of Erich Gonzales.  The actress has been hard at work learning a few fight moves in preparation for an upcoming project with director Richard Somes, ...

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EU lawmakers vote to make YouTube fight online hate speech

BRUSSELS – Video-sharing platforms such as Google’s YouTube and Vimeo will have to take measures to protect citizens from content containing hate speech and incitement to violence under measures voted by EU lawmakers on Tuesday. The proliferation of hate speech ...

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Volleyball stars fight for national team spots in 'Clash of Heroes'

Jovelyn Gonzaga, Mika Reyes, and Rachel Anne Daquis will be among the players competing in the ‘Clash of Heroes.’ File photo by Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – Members of the volleyball training pool will fight for their slots ...

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WATCH: Pacquiao begins training for Horn fight

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday began preparing for his upcoming title defense against unheralded Australian Jeff Horn. Pacquiao’s wife, Jinkee, and sister-in-law Janet joined the “Pacman” for a five-kilometer morning run on Holy Wednesday. The ...

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Pacquiao has signed contract to fight Horn: Arum

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao has already signed the contract for a July 2 welterweight bout against Australia’s Jeff Horn, according to Top Rank chief executive Bob Arum. Arum told Lance Pugmire of the LA Times ...

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Pacquiao-Jeff Horn fight date pegged for July 2: report

If the people piecing together Manny Pacquiao’s next fight are all on the same page this time, he could be climbing up the ring in the latter half of the year. Bob Arum told ESPN.com on Friday (US time) that ...

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‘Let’s not fight over sovereignty at this time,’ says Duterte on Benham Rise

Benham Rise President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday brushed off a recent remark by Beijing that the Philippines cannot claim full ownership of the mineral-rich Benham Rise despite recognition of sovereignty from the United Nations. “Let’s not fight about ownership or ...

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