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Argentine prospective opponent has a message to Pacquiao

Argentine champion Lucas Matthysse is hopeful he can still win the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes even after boxing promoter Bob Arum thumbed down the possibility. In an Instagram post, the reigning regular world welterweight champion made his thoughts known about the ...

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What ex-Kia coach says on reuniting with Pacquiao

Chris Gavina while calling the shots for the Valenzuela Classic. Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News Chris Gavina previously worked with Manny Pacquiao as his deputy in Kia during his coaching days with the Picanto in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). The ...

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Who had a more impressive US debut, Pacquiao or Ancajas? Experts weigh in

Jerwin Ancajas’ annihilation of Israel Gonzalez of Mexico over the weekend got everyone hyped for the Panabo city boxer’s future. Ancajas did what was expected of him, which was to beat the living daylights out of an opponent in his ...

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Stop comparing Ancajas with Pacquiao, Donaire, analyst says

Expectations are high for Jerwin Ancajas in his fight over the weekend because of the two accomplished Filipino boxers that came before him. Fight analyst Dennis Principe said Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire Jr. have set the bar so high ...

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Arum says Pacquiao wants to fight in the Big Apple

[embedded content] Six months after the controversial fight between Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Australia, Top Rank Inc. CEO Bob Arum hints about Pacquiao’s comeback in April of this year.  Arum said he does not want to complicate ...

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Boxing: Why Jerwin Ancajas is uncomfortable hearing Pacquiao comparisons

World champion Jerwin Ancajas is flattered being compared to Manny Pacquiao. But he also feels uneasy, because he believes he still has a long way to go before he could reach Pacquiao’s level. His coach and manager, Joven Jimenez, said ...

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How similar are Pacquiao and Jerwin Ancajas? Top boxing promoter answers

Manny Pacquiao’s long-time promoter Bob Arum is confident he could turn Jerwin Ancajas into a star in the sport. He made the conclusion after he sensed similarities between the two fighters. “I have had the opportunity to be ringside for ...

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Pacquiao eyes ‘interesting fight’ for planned April return

Boxing promoter Bob Arum said former world champion Manny Pacquiao has finally contacted him regarding his return to the ring in the first quarter of 2018. Through his adviser Michael Koncz, Pacquiao relayed to the Top Rank Inc. executive that ...

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Duterte Thinks Pacquiao Should Be the Next Philippine President

President Rodrigo Duterte raises the hand of Sen. Manny Pacquiao during a courtesy call at Malaca�an in December 2016. The STAR, File hilippine President Rodrigo Duterte repeated statements he made a year ago regarding boxing legend and current senator, Manny ...

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Duterte 'wants to make' Pacquiao president

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Senator Manny Pacquiao had an extravagant party for his 39th birthday in his hometown in General Santos City. The party started with praise and worship, and prizes were also raffled off to the almost 2,000 guests ...

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