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Missing lightflyweight boxing

Of the Philippines’ collection of 11 Olympic medals since 1924, five came from boxing and three were in the lightflyweight division......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJul 29th, 2021

Ugas keeps WBA title; end of road for Pacquiao?

Las Vegas—Cuba's Yordenis Ugas sent Manny Pacquiao spinning to a dramatic upset defeat on Saturday, outclassing the Filipino boxing icon with a composed unanimous points victory at the T-Mobile Arena......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Romero gives incentives to Olympic boxing medalists

House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1-Pacman Partylist) on Saturday delivered his promise to the Tokyo Olympics boxing medalists, while making an appeal to one of them......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Online boxing show launches

Six of the country’s most experienced boxing journalists have teamed up to produce a daily online boxing show that promises to be exciting, informative and fun......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Pacquiao hints at boxing retirement after Ugas loss

Pacquiao, boxing's only eight-division world champion, has been fighting professionally since January 1995 — more than two decades now......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Boxing experts, coaches to Manny: It’s time to retire 

CEBU CITY, Philippines —In light of the stunning defeat of boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao in the hands of Cuban Yordenis “45 Milagros” Ugas, Cebuano boxing experts shared their thoughts on the outcome of the fight that many believed was already in the bag for the “People’s Champ”. On Sunday, August 21 […] The post Boxing experts, coaches to Manny: It’s time to retire  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Cebuano friends, supporters thank Pacquiao for giving it his all vs Ugas

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — He may have lost his fight against Cuban Yordenis Ugas, but Cebuano friends and supporters still thanked boxing champ Manny Pacquiao for giving it his all during his fight in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, August 22. “Mabuhi ka, Sen. Manny Pacquiao! Thank you for raising the country’s flag in the […] The post Cebuano friends, supporters thank Pacquiao for giving it his all vs Ugas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Pacquiao says ‘may not’ return to ring after Ugas upset

Manny Pacquiao plans to take his time before deciding on his future but admitted on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) he may not return to the ring after his upset defeat to Yordenis Ugas. The 42-year-old Filipino boxing superstar indicated he now planned to turn his attention to his political career in the Philippines in the […] The post Pacquiao says ‘may not’ return to ring after Ugas upset appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Pacquiao: Agile even if aging, this athlete aspires for the apex

Facebook Watch swarms its users with videos past and present. If you’re on a Philippine IP address and you just glance at boxing videos then and now, a familiar global figure greets you......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Julio Cesar Chavez picks Pacquiao to win by decision vs Ugas

MANILA, Philippines—Mexican boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez believes Manny Pacquiao will walk away with the victory against Yordenis Ugas in their welterweight title match on Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In an interview with FightHype.com, Chavez said Pacquiao could walk away with the WBA welterweight Super title via decision against Ugas. […] The post Julio Cesar Chavez picks Pacquiao to win by decision vs Ugas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Martinez recovering from on-and-off injuries , says Skating Union

It is no secret that Martinez has been training and gearing up for a possible third stint at the Winter Olympics with a comeback bid after missing out on international competitions since the 2018 Winter Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Olympic boxing medalists receive cash incentives from Mikee Romero

In a turnover ceremony Saturday, Romero handed out Php 5 million in total to the three boxers......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Manny Pacquiao still wants to fight the best ‘as long as I’m still in boxing’

MANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao is unsure whether his fight against Yordenis Ugas would be the last of his career. He is certain, however, that as long as he’s active he’s still willing to fight whoever the best there is in the welterweight division and that includes champions Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford. “As long as […] The post Manny Pacquiao still wants to fight the best ‘as long as I’m still in boxing’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Will this be Pacquiao’s last?

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is selling Saturday’s fight at the T-Mobile Arena as perhaps his last......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Casimero wants either Donaire, Inoue next

The loud-talking John Riel Casimero, who recently retained his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title, is again looking at possible blue-chip bouts with the two rivals he has been chasing all along......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Pacquiao vs.Ugas fight on WeTV

Streaming platform WeTV brings the “biggest comeback fight of the year”—between Pinoy boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and WBA Welterweight Champion Yordenis Ugas......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Boxing champ Inoue accepts Casimero challenge but on one condition

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue accepts the challenge to fight the reigning WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero on one condition.  In his August 18 tweet, Inoue, the unbeaten Japanese boxer, the reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) world bantamweight king, said […] The post Boxing champ Inoue accepts Casimero challenge but on one condition appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

All set for Duno vs Esperanza bout in Florida

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Romero “Ruthless” Duno continues his journey to redemption as fights Ramon Elizer Esperanza of Paraguay in a non-title showdown on August 20 (August 21 Manila Time) at the Airport Hilton Hotel in Miami, Florida. Duno, one of the top prospects of the SanMan Boxing Gym, weighed in at 136.6 pounds while Esperanza tipped the […] The post All set for Duno vs Esperanza bout in Florida appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Mexican slugger vows to send Magsayo to sleep

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Mexican Julio “Pollito” Ceja is confident that he will knockout Boholano boxing sensation Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo in their much-awaited world title eliminator showdown in the undercard of Pacquiao-Ugas world title bout on Saturday, August 21 (Sunday, August 22 Manila Time) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In their […] The post Mexican slugger vows to send Magsayo to sleep appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Pacquiao life story immortalized in mobile video game

The video game, spearheaded and written by the late prominent Filipino boxing analyst, Mike Ochosa for Partners Ranida Games and OMG Inc., and with the approval of Pacquiao himself, is a beat-‘em-up sports-adventure game......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Pandemic allowed Pacman to rest body

Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has not lost his touch and is expected to be  dangerous as ever against Cuban World Boxing Association Super welterweight world champion Yordenis Ugàs......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021