Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

More Sports / Boxing Jul 21, 2019

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Saturday night, adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old. Pacquiao (62-7-2) dropped his previously unbeaten opponent with a combination late in ...

More Sports 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. Sakakibara posted photographs on Twitter of the 40-year-old ...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to expand brand in Japan

More Sports / Boxing Sep 17, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to expand brand in Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Floyd Mayweather says he doesn't really miss fighting yet and is looking forward to expanding his brand through business. The former five-division and 12-time boxing world champion is currently visiting Japan to form "TMT Tokyo" and establish a partnership between his newly-announced Mayweather Holdings, Japan's ...

Manny Pacquiao KOs Lucas Matthysse in seventh to reach 60 wins

More Sports / Boxing Jul 15, 2018

Manny Pacquiao KOs Lucas Matthysse in seventh to reach 60 wins

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory Sunday with a seventh-round knockout of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years. Pacquiao, 39, said his "convincing victory" in the World Boxing Association welterweight title fight, his 12th championship win, showed age isn't ...

Ali's death sparks memories of epic 'Thrilla in Manila'

More Sports / Boxing Jun 4, 2016

Ali's death sparks memories of epic 'Thrilla in Manila'

From Manny Pacquiao to left-wing activists, Filipinos in this boxing-crazy nation on Saturday grieved the death of Muhammad Ali, which brought back fond memories of the epic 1975 "Thrilla in Manila" fight between him and Joe Frazier. "We lost a giant today," Pacquiao, the Filipino ...