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Manny Pacquiao

Emmanuel 'Manny' Dapidran Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer, born on December 17, 1978. He is the first eight-division world champion, winning 10 world titles, as well as being the first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. In May 2010, Pacquiao was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines, representing the province of Sarangani.

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley aim to leave no room for doubt in rematch

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley intend to leave no doubt this time.

Wednesday, 5 February, 2014, 9:44am

Manny Pacquiao gets chance for revenge over Tim Bradley

Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring for a re-match and the chance of revenge against American Timothy Bradley on April 12 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum said.

The fight will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena where Bradley (31-0, 12 knockouts) will defend his World Boxing Organization welterweight title.

26 Jan 2014 - 2:51pm

Macau gambling revenue jumps 21 per cent from year earlier

Gambling revenue in Macau jumped 21.3 per cent year on year last month after events including an international boxing match and the annual Grand Prix motor race led to an increase in high-spending visitors.

2 Dec 2013 - 2:39pm

Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen by Philippine authorities in tax row

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said on Tuesday authorities had frozen all his domestic bank accounts over allegations of unpaid taxes from lucrative fights in the United States, leaving him financially paralysed.

27 Nov 2013 - 9:52am 6 comments

Mighty Manny Pacquiao lifts spirits of typhoon victims with victory in Macau

Filipinos in the storm-ravaged city of Tacloban joined the nation in celebration yesterday after watching boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeat American Brandon Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.

25 Nov 2013 - 10:22am

Pacquiao hands Rios a severe lesson on his comeback

Manny Pacquiao (Philippines) v Brandon Rios (United States)

24 Nov 2013 - 5:29pm 5 comments

Filipinos flock to back their man Manny

Filipinos are gathering en masse at the sprawling Venetian Macao on the Cotai strip to witness their icon Manny Pacquiao take on Mexican-American Brandon Rios for a world boxing title in a "once in a lifetime" opportunity.

23 Nov 2013 - 7:41am

Pacquiao says comeback starts with fight with Rios

Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November.

It’ll also be two years since the former pound-for-pound champion’s last victory.

But Pacquiao thinks his bout with Brandon Rios will just be the start of his comeback, not a retirement party.

9 Aug 2013 - 10:03am

Pacquiao says Philippines presidency can wait

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao has no immediate plans to run for president, his chief aide said on Tuesday, following a fierce political backlash to comments he wanted to lead his country.

30 Jul 2013 - 7:55pm

Manny Pacquiao says will consider running for Philippine president

Philippine boxing great Manny Pacquiao is harbouring thoughts of running for president in his beloved homeland when he finally hangs up his gloves, he said in an exclusive interview.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am