By Teresa Cerojano Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — World boxing star Manny Pacquiao’s April 9 bout with Timothy Bradley came under a cloud Feb. 22 when the Philippine elections commission was asked to stop the Las Vegas match because it would give the Filipino slugger and senatorial candidate massive publicity. Former Rep. Walden Bello, […]
Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to a new edition of The Layup Drill! This month, we revisit the great year by Doug Baldwin, a return home for a new Seattle Mariner — and is this the last fight for Manny Pacquiao? Despite coming up short, Seahawks’ Baldwin has a career year The feeling is […]
By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November.
By Tim Dahlberg AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — The idea of Manny Pacquiao being knocked out cold was shocking enough. The sight of him face down on the canvas, unresponsive even as bedlam broke out all around him, was positively frightening.
By Greg Beacham The Associated Press Manny Pacquiao reluctantly will look for another opponent for his next bout after promoter Bob Arum’s deadline for a deal with Floyd Mayweather Jr. passed Saturday without a word from Mayweather. In the latest improbable twist in the torturous negotiations for the most tantalizing prospective fight in boxing, Arum […]