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Postponement reports untrue, says Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao reported for training yesterday afternoon, and by flashing the thumbs-up sign dispelled rumors of the postponement of his title fight against Lucas Matthysse on July 15......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 19th, 2018

Boxing: Malicious and untrue - Manny Pacquiao dispels rumours of fight postponement

Boxing: Malicious and untrue - Manny Pacquiao dispels rumours of fight postponement.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Pacquiao dismisses rumors, says fight vs Matthysse will happen

Manny Pacquiao dismissed rumors that his title fight against Argentine champion Lucas Matthysse is in limbo. A report on TyC Sports, a broadcast channel in Buenos Aires, Argentina claimed the bout slated on July 15 at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia could be headed toward postponement due to disagreements between promoters and a group based in Kuala Lumpur. "That is malicious and untrue," Pacquiao said in a press release. The eight-division champion also described the people involved in spreading the rumors as "saboteurs." Pacquiao, who is making his ring return a year after yielding the WBO welterweight title to Jeff Horn in a controversial decision in Brisbane, Australia, ...Keep on reading: Pacquiao dismisses rumors, says fight vs Matthysse will happen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Showman

KUALA LUMPUR---The biggest names in politics are expected to be at ringside, with reports that even President Duterte will be present at fight night. Show biz personalities and socialites are also scheduled to arrive.   Can't blame Manny Pacquiao if he wants to put on a show.   Refusing to take it easy on Friday, the 39-year-old boxing legend took part in yet another intense workout, his shirt drenched in sweat after just a few rounds working the mitts---firing combinations in blinding speed.   He ran in the morning.   "At this point we already did everything we needed to do in training," said his head trainer and closest buddy Buboy Fernan...Keep on reading: Showman.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Dela Hoya: No doubt on Pacquiao vs Matthysse bout

Oscar Dela Hoya said he always believed Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Lucas Matthysse will push through despite negative reports in the weeks leading to the event here Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Matthysse: I’ll take belt back home

Lucas Matthysse to get knocked out in just a few rounds? Lucas Matthysse having trouble with his weight? The Argentine champion sneered at these reports as he fielded questions from the media on Wednesday after a morning workout ahead of his World Boxing Association welterweight bout against Manny Pacquiao in… Source link link: Matthysse: I’ll take belt back home.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Matthysse: I’ll take belt back home

Lucas Matthysse to get knocked out in just a few rounds? Lucas Matthysse having trouble with his weight? The Argentine champion sneered at these reports as he fielded questions from the media on Wednesday after a morning workout ahead of his World Boxing Association welterweight bout against Manny Pacquiao in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Freddie still Manny’s guy

If ever he decides to part ways with Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao is going to make sure the seven-time trainer of the year will be duly informed. Pacquiao made the clarification in the wake of reports that he has relieved Roach of coaching duties for his world title fight against Lucas Matthysse on July 15 (July 14 in the United States) in Kuala Lumpur. "Contrary to statements which I personally did not make that are circulating in the media, I have not made my decision who will be my head trainer for my July 14 fight with Matthysse," Pacquiao tweeted Monday morning. The eight-division world champion, who will go after Matthysse's World Boxing Association welterweight crown in ...Keep on reading: Freddie still Manny’s guy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Manny Pacquiao: No decision on trainer after reports Freddie Roach ditched

  MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao said Monday he had not yet chosen a trainer for his July world title fight with Lucas Matthysse, dismissing reports he has cut ties with long-standing mentor Freddie Roach. The veteran US ring guru Roach said last week that his 15-year ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Manny Pacquiao confirms WBA title fight with Lucas Mathysse on July 15th

Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya has confirmed that eight-division world champion Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao will be challenging reigning WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Mathysse this coming July 15th in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Signed, sealed, and delivered: Proud to officially announce that WBA welterweight world champion @MatthysseLucas will put his title on the line against @mannypacquiao in Kuala Lumpur, Malyasia on Saturday night July 14 (US time). — Oscar De La Hoya (@OscarDeLaHoya) April 2, 2018 "Proud to officially announce that WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Mathysse will put his title on the line against Manny Pacquiao in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday night, July 14 (US time)" De La Hoya's tweet read.   Mathysse is a Golden Boy promoted boxer.  Pacquiao also took to social media an hour later with his own reaction to the announcement.  It’s on! Can’t wait to challenge Lucas Matthysse for another world title on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malyasia - July 14 US time #Pacmanisback — Manny Pacquiao (@mannypacquiao) April 3, 2018 "It's on. Can't wait to challenge Lucas Mathysse for another world title on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia," Pacquiao's tweet read.  Reports surfaced in early March that Pacquiao had already chosen to fight Mathysse, with his initial choices being between the Argentinian WBA champion and former two-division world champion Danny Garcia and the target date being June 24th.  Pacquiao is coming off a WBO welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn in Australia back in July of 2017.  Mathysse is coming off an eighth-round KO win over Thailand's Tewa Kiram to claim the vacant WBA world title just this past January. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

Reports: Pacquiao to face Lucas Mathysse in June

After revealing where he'll be fighting next, eight-division boxing world champion Manny Pacquiao has also reportedly chosen when and who he'll be fighting.  News has surfaced that Pacquiao will be taking on reigning WBA Welterweight World Champion Lucas Mathysse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this coming June 24th.  After it was confirmed by Top Rank Boxing CEO Bob Arum that Pacquiao wouldn't be fighting on the April 14th card in Las Vegas headlined by a WBO Welterweight world title bout between Jeff Horn and Terence Crawford, the boxer-turned-senator himself announced that his next bout will be held in Malaysia.  Pacquiao,39, is coming off lengthy layoff following his WBO title loss to Jeff Horn in Australia last July.  Mathysse on the other hand, is coming off a dominant stoppage win over Tewa Kiram for the vacant WBA welterweight world title just this past January.  The official fight announcement is expected to be made later this month. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

Manny Pacquiao confirms June fight in Malaysia

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao has confirmed reports that his next fight will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in June......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Report: Lomachenko camp denies Pacquiao talks

MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko has shot down reports that they are in talks with Manny Pacquiao for a potential showdown......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Horn happy Pacquiao’s taking him seriously now

MANILA, Philippines – Jeff Horn welcomed recent reports that Manny Pacquiao is stepping on the gas in training and saying he’s not underestimating the 29-yea.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2017

No deadline for Pacquiao to OK Horn deal, Arum insists

MANILA, Philippines – Despite previous reports about him imposing a deadline for Manny Pacquiao to agree to fight Jeff Horn, Bob Arum insisted on the contrar.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2017

Pacquiao opens talks with Khan

MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao yesterday confirmed reports of talks that negotiations are on regarding a fight between him and British pride Amir Khan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2017

Arum dismisses reports of Pacquiao-Khan fight deal as 'BS'

Arum dismisses reports of Pacquiao-Khan fight deal as 'BS'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2017

NCRPO reports zero crime in Metro Manila during Pacquiao fight - GMA News

NCRPO reports zero crime in Metro Manila during Pacquiao fight - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 6th, 2016

Pacquiao the ‘solution’ for Broner?

Adrien Broner is called “The Problem” but it’s likely WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will be “The Solution” when they face off, tentatively in Las Vegas on Jan. 19......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Turkish reaction: We won’t allow ‘cover-up’ in Saudi killing

ISTANBUL --- Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during a "fistfight" in its consulate. The critical reaction by Numan Kurtulmus, deputy head of the Justice and Development Party, suggested that Turkey, which started its own investigation amid pro-government media reports that a Saudi hit squad killed Khashoggi, was not prepared to go along with the Saudi version of what happened to the writer. "It's not possible for the Saudi administration to wiggle itself out of th...Keep on reading: Turkish reaction: We won’t allow ‘cover-up’ in Saudi killing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

‘Brazen Botanist’ sentenced to jail for plant thefts

SALEM, Massachusetts --- A Massachusetts man who police dubbed the "Brazen Botanist" after he was captured on a surveillance camera stealing plants from a porch has pleaded guilty. The Salem News reports 43-year-old Joseph Gardner was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail. Police say a man was seen on a doorbell camera taking hanging plants from a Salem home at around 1:30 a.m. on May 16. Tips to police lead them to Gardner's girlfriend's home where they found two of the three missing plants. Police recovered the plants and returned them to the owner. Gardner was arrested in August. Gardner's attorney says he had been working as a landscaper before his arrest....Keep on reading: ‘Brazen Botanist’ sentenced to jail for plant thefts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018