Manny Pacquiao

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By REY O. ARCILLA  MALAYA (‘I told my friend that my considered view is that there is nothing to worry about North Korea or the US launching a nuclear strike against each other any time soon.’) My God… I hate corruption! – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong. Now, if only the heads of the other branches of government, the legislative and the judiciary, could Read More …

Manny Pacquiao and Bill Clinton

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Not too long ago, former President Bill Clinton appeared on the American late night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and told Jimmy Kimmel in front of millions of viewers that he thought Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao would make a good public servant. Clinton said that Pacquiao should consider running for president… soon. “He’s already in the Philippine parliament (House of Representatives) and Read More …

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By Alex P. Vidal It looked like Timothy Bradley was made of stone and was a symbol of ring savagery in the first and fourth rounds. Until he changed tactics in 6th and everything turned tupsy turvy in as far as Team Bradley defense was concerned. Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) had the WBO welterweight title in the bag as early in 7th round when Bradley Read More …

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“The strength of a man’s virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.” — Blaise Pascal By Alex P. Vidal Ilonggo fans were among those who cheered heartily and prayed hard for Rep. Manny Pacquiao, 35, to regain his WBO welterweight title from previously unbeaten Timothy Bradley Jr. last April 12. Aside from being a sports celebrity, Ilonggos remember Read More …

Kim Kardashian

Balitang Kutsero By Perry Diaz Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao was celebrating his victory over Timothy Bradley when his cell phone rang. He asked his manager, Freddie Roach, to answer the call. Freddie: Hello. Caller: Hello, this is Kim. May I please speak to Mr. Pacquiao? Freddie: I’ll see if he’s available. Hey, Manny! Somebody named Kin wants to talk to you. Pacman: Kim? Is it Kim Read More …

Timothy Bradley Jr. of the U.S. exchanges blows with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their title fight in Las Vegas

“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.” — Winston Churchill By Alex P. Vidal Manny Pacquiao’s fiery eleventh hour assault against Timothy “The Desert Storm” Bradley in their first meeting on June 9, 2012 failed to convince judges Duane Ford and C.J. Ross, who scandalously awarded the WBO 147-lb title to the unbeaten black fighter from Read More …

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By John Santisteban Jobs&Hire.com Former United States president Bill Clinton knows that Manny Pacquiao has been doing good things for his countrymen in the Philippines, and he thinks the former boxing champion has the makings a of a good public servant. In a recent appearance on the American late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live, Clinton said that Pacquiao should aspire for higher position in Read More …

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“Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.” — Democritus By Alex P. Vidal When Team Pacquiao lost conditioning coach Alex Ariza two fights ago, Manny Pacquiao (55-5, 38 KOs) was never the same again. Ariza joined Pacquiao’s training team when the hard-hitting Filipino champion pulled a controversial 12-round split decision win in his rematch against Juan Manuel Marquez for WBC super featherweight diadem Read More …

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By Dino Maragay The Philippine Star    MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao’s tax woes are apparently not confined to the Bureau of Internal Revenue. A report by entertainment website TMZ says Pacquiao owes the US Internal Revenue Service a total of $18,313,668.79 in back taxes for his fights from 2006 to 2010. TMZ, citing official documents, included a breakdown of back taxes: 2006 – $1,160,324.30 2007 Read More …

Nonito Donaire

“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” — JOHN WOODEN By Alex P. Vidal The reason why Manny Pacquiao is so popular and adored even by fans of his opponents until today is because he talks less and allows his fists do the noise in the ring; or when Pacquiao opens his mouth, he makes sure Read More …