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MANNY PACQUIAO

Retired boxing champion Manny Pacquiao (left) and mixed martial artist Chihiro Suzuki pose during a news conference on Monday.
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Jun 10, 2024
Retired boxing great Manny Pacquiao hints at comeback against Mario Barrios
Pacquiao has signed up to fight a three-round exhibition bout against Japanese mixed martial artist Chihiro Suzuki next month in Saitama.
The International Olympic Committee denied Manny Pacquiao's request to compete in the Paris Games due to his age.
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Feb 19, 2024
Manny Pacquiao gives up Olympic dream after being denied spot in Paris
Pacquiao conceded that his Olympic boxing dream was over after being denied a berth at this year's Paris Games.
Japan Times
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Nov 30, 2022
Ex-referee admits cheating to help Manny Pacquiao win fight in 2000
Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Carlos Padilla says that he extended Pacquiao's 10-count during a WBC title bout with Nedal Hussein.
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Sep 7, 2022
Manny Pacquiao eyes boxing return with Saudi exhibition fight
The 43-year-old legendary former world champion is to hold talks over a fight against French former sparring partner Jaber Zayani in Riyadh.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 27, 2021
Manny Pacquiao isn’t the hero the Philippines needs
What's not to like about Pacquiao? There's plenty such as his lack of legislative accomplishments as a lawmaker and his support for President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 28, 2021
After Duterte, the Philippines may get more Duterte
Barred by the constitution from standing again for the presidency, Duterte is preparing for life after next year's elections from a position of unprecedented strength.
Japan Times
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Sep 27, 2020
Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor to fight in 2021
Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will face former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor in the ring next year, and part of proceeds from the fight will go to coronavirus victims in his country, his office said on Saturday.
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Apr 21, 2019
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao attends RIZIN event in support of fellow Filipino Fritz Biagtan
Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, who signed a "promotional contract" with Japan's RIZIN Fighting Federation earlier this month, made an in-ring appearance during Sunday's event at Yokohama Arena.
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Apr 9, 2019
Manny Pacquiao to make promotional appearance at upcoming Rizin fight in Yokohama
One day after Rizin Fighting Federation announced that it has signed a contract with boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, its CEO, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, made it clear that this is more like a promotional deal, not a fight contract.
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Apr 8, 2019
Manny Pacquiao follows Floyd Mayweather in signing with RIZIN
Filipino multiple world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has signed with RIZIN, the Japanese mixed martial arts organization that put together Floyd Mayweather's exhibition fight in Tokyo on New Year's Eve, its CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara said on Monday.
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Sep 17, 2018
Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to expand brand in Japan
Floyd Mayweather says he doesn't really miss fighting yet and is looking forward to expanding his brand through business.
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Nov 27, 2016
Boxing megastar Pacquiao seeks to deepen ties with Japan
It's questionable whether there is a country in the world where boxing megastar Manny Pacquiao can go completely unnoticed in public.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
May 28, 2016
Experts decry bringing pro boxers to Rio
Whether or not the International Boxing Association (AIBA) allows professional boxers to compete at the Olympics for the first time at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Games, the idea has sparked widespread criticism.
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BASKETBALL
Aug 7, 2015
China awarded 2019 FIBA World Cup
China will host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the sport's global governing body announced on Friday night in Tokyo.
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BASKETBALL
Aug 6, 2015
China, Philippines vying to host 2019 FIBA World Cup
Before the start of the three-day FIBA Central Board meeting on Friday, the Japan Basketball Association hosted a welcome party for the sport's executives at a Tokyo hotel. The dignitaries included FIBA president Horacio Muratore and FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann on Thursday night.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Jul 28, 2015
Heavyweight brawlers have been replaced by stick-and-move specialists
Want a blueprint for the modern heavyweight boxing champion?
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Jul 7, 2015
WBO strips Mayweather of welterweight title
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organization said on Monday.
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SPORTS / NOTES ON A SCORECARD
May 15, 2015
Mao's big decision has fans, skating world on edge
The speculation is growing by the minute.

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