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‘I’m ready’—Pacquiao

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LIVE VIDEO STREAM LAS VEGAS— Inside the IBA Gym, Manny Pacquiao darts in and out of Freddie Roach’s mitts. Wearing a red shirt drenched in sweat and white shorts, Pacquiao’s dazzling hand speed and blazing footwork is witnessed by a small group of Filipino fans. Read more »

Pacquiao’s ambitions of power put on hold for tough date with Hatton

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Ron Lewis – The streets of the Philippines will be quiet on Sunday morning as a nation sits down to watch its hero. When Manny Pacquiao boxes, nothing else is important. Crime stops, shops close, even the guns fall silent in the continuing insurgency.

Manny Pacquiao puts Wild Card Boxing Club on the map

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That is where Pacquiao transformed from a Filipino boxing sensation into the world’s top pound-for-pound fighter. By Lance Pugmire – Driving north on Vine Street in Hollywood, just above Santa Monica Boulevard, it’d be easy to miss the home gym of the world’s best boxer, Manny Pacquiao, and his Read more »

Pacquiao ready to perform for Filipinos

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Arum says southpaw will go down as one of the best in boxing history STEVE MARCUS – Manny Pacquiao is shown before a workout at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California March 31, 2009. Pacquiao of Philippines will take on Ricky Hatton of England in a 12-round Read more »

Pacquiao throws ceremonial pitch at SF Giants Game

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By Joseph L. Peralta & Malou Liwanag-Aguilar – Boxing hero Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao became the first Philippine-born athlete to throw a ceremonial pitch before a Major League Baseball game in the Bay Area as the San Francisco Giants hosted division rival the San Diego Padres on April 21.

New Pinoy boxing heroes feted today

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By Sandy Araneta – The city of Manila will honor world boxing champions Nonito Donaire Jr. and Brian Viloria and two others today for their astounding feats in the double world title bouts at the Araneta Coliseum last Sunday.