Manny Pacquiao

Flawed Floyd Mayweather seeks perfect ending to career

Flawed Floyd Mayweather seeks perfect ending to career

What Mayweather does understand is boxing and with a victory on Saturday would move ahead of former heavyweight great Rocky Marciano, who retired with a perfect 49-0 career record.

Aug 25, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

I will urge Manny Pacquiao to quit, says trainer Freddie Roach

While controversy raged over the scoring of Sunday's World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout in Brisbane, after all three judges awarded it to unbeaten Horn, there were doubts whether 38-year-old Pacquiao would return for a possible rematch.

Jul 03, 2017, 10:51 AM IST

Manny Pacquiao loses WBO welterweight title on points to Jeff Horn

The 11-time world champion entered the fight at Suncorp Stadium as a hot favorite but got more than he bargained for against the 29-year-old former schoolteacher.

Jul 02, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Manny Pacquiao eyeing Floyd Mayweather rematch, says his trainer

Manny Pacquiao eyeing Floyd Mayweather rematch, says his trainer

Pacquiao, who was outpointed by Mayweather in the "Fight of the Century" two years ago, will be the strong favourite when he defends his world title against the unbeaten Horn in Brisbane.

Jun 27, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Manny Pacquiao vows to to leave Australia as world champion

The eight-weight world champion has said he is using the bout as an opportunity to prove he remains a global force at the age of 38 as he juggles boxing with a full-time job as a senator in the Philippines.

Jun 25, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Manny Pacquiao, Jeff Horn given green light for July 2 bout in Brisbane

Manny Pacquiao, Jeff Horn given green light for July 2 bout in Brisbane

Pacquiao, who has parlayed his sporting fame into a career in politics, is a veteran of 67 fights with 59 victories.

Apr 09, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
Manny Pacquiao to fight Britain`s Amir Khan in April

Manny Pacquiao to fight Britain`s Amir Khan in April

Pacquiao`s American promoter, Bob Arum, has previously been quoted as saying on the ESPN that "Manny is trying to get a fight done in the United Arab Emirates, and the people there favour him fighting Amir Khan".

Feb 26, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

Manny Pacquiao posted a poll on his Twitter feed asking his 108,000 followers to choose either Horn, Khan, American Terence Crawford or Briton Kell Brook as his next opponent

Feb 23, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
Possible Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor bout 'a joke': Canelo Alvarez

Possible Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor bout 'a joke': Canelo Alvarez

Mayweather, who retired in 2015 after compiling a perfect 49-0 record, has said he would require a guaranteed $100 million to make the fight with McGregor happen.

Feb 22, 2017, 10:45 AM IST
There's never a dull moment in Parliament: Mary Kom

There's never a dull moment in Parliament: Mary Kom

The 34-year-old, who is five-time Asian champion besides having a coveted Asian Games gold medal as well, was nominated to the Rajya Sabha last year.

Feb 12, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Australia in negotiation to host Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn fight

Australia in negotiation to host Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn fight

Describing it as the "largest boxing event in Australia",Kate Jones said her government was keen to secure the fight.

Jan 29, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
Manny Pacquiao admits rematch with 'arch rival' Floyd Mayweather possible

Manny Pacquiao admits rematch with 'arch rival' Floyd Mayweather possible

Earlier this month, Pacquiao teased fans about a possible rematch by posting pictures on social media wearing a suit bearing photos of him and Mayweather in the lining.

Nov 25, 2016, 15:37 PM IST
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao now wants to be Philippines president, says it's his 'destiny'

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao now wants to be Philippines president, says it's his 'destiny'

A born-again Christian, Pacquiao said the presidency is destiny, a will of God.

Nov 21, 2016, 22:28 PM IST
Manny Pacquiao beats Jesse Vargas, reclaims WBO welterweight title for third time

Manny Pacquiao beats Jesse Vargas, reclaims WBO welterweight title for third time

Pacquiao, who announced his retirement seven months ago, knocked Vargas down in the second round en route to a decisive victory at the Thomas & Mack Center arena.

Nov 06, 2016, 10:59 AM IST
Manny Pacquiao confirms fight with Jessie Vargas

Manny Pacquiao confirms fight with Jessie Vargas

The 37-year-old Filipino, who has won world titles in eight weight divisions, made the announcement after meeting with legendary fight promoter Bob Arum in Manila on Tuesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 07:28 AM IST
Manny Pacquiao to return to the ring in late 2016: Report

Manny Pacquiao to return to the ring in late 2016: Report

Arum had placed a hold on the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas for a possible Pacquiao return on Oct. 15.

Jul 13, 2016, 08:12 AM IST
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: UNBELIEVABLE! When a fan paid over Rs 66, 00, 000 for two tickets of NBA finals!

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: UNBELIEVABLE! When a fan paid over Rs 66, 00, 000 for two tickets of NBA finals!

While StubHub refused to disclose the buyer, it did reveal that he was "well known."

Jun 20, 2016, 12:09 PM IST
Barack Obama leads tributes for Muhammad Ali, `The Greatest`

Barack Obama leads tributes for Muhammad Ali, `The Greatest`

Ali, the three-time world heavyweight champion and colorful civil rights activist whose fame transcended the world of sports and made him an iconic figure of the 20th century, died Friday at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson`s disease. 

Jun 05, 2016, 05:10 AM IST

Manny Pacquiao beats Timothy Bradley in farewell fight

Manny Pacquiao defeated Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision in the rubber match between the fighters on Saturday, prevailing in what the Filipino has said is the final fight of his career.

Apr 11, 2016, 08:34 AM IST
Vintage Manny Pacquiao wins farewell fight against Tim Bradley

Vintage Manny Pacquiao wins farewell fight against Tim Bradley

Pacquiao knocked down Bradley twice on his way to a unanimous decision.

Apr 10, 2016, 18:45 PM IST