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Showtime's Stephen Espinoza not giving up on Floyd-Pac rematch

Showtime's EVP Stephen Espinoza isn't giving up on the proposed Mayeather-Pacquiao rematch in the wake of increasing public clamor for the unbeaten champion to get out of retirement and face Pacquiao for the second time.

Op-Ed: Why Nonito Donaire's move to 126 pounds would be risky

Barely a week before his second defense of his WBO super bantamweight title against mandatory challenger Jessie Magdaleno, Filipino-American boxing star Nonito Donaire is now talking about moving up again to 126 pounds in search of more lucrative fights.

Manny Pacquiao feels lonely, empty when not in training camp

The real reason why Manny Pacquiao had a short-lived retirement following his fight against Timothy Bradley last April has something to do with sadness and emptiness when he is not with boxing friends in a training camp to prepare for his next fight.

US wants to stay in south Philippines: envoy

Manila - The United States wants to remain involved in the campaign to quell Islamic militancy in the southern Philippines, its ambassador to Manila said Tuesday after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kick out American forces.

Pacquiao's career path in boxing depends on Vargas fight outcome

Manny Pacquiao's earlier pronouncement that he will continue to fight for as long as he is healthy has changed a bit less two weeks before his title fight against Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jessie Vargas to derail Pacquiao's quest for historic world title

WBO welterweight champion jessie Vargas is out to block Manny Pacquiao's historic quest for world recognition as the first senator to win a world title.

Jessie Magdaleno exudes confidence on winning over Nonito Donaire

Mandatory super bantamweight challenger Jessie Magdaleno is confident he will defeat reigning WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire when they clash on Nov. 5 at the Thomas& Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Philippines' Duterte says will not sever US ties

Davao - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate"."It's not severance of ties. Severance is to cut diplomatic relations.

Pacquiao takes break from senate chores, moves training to U.S.

Fighting Philippine senator Manny Pacquiao has ended his training in the Philippines over the weekend for his upcoming fight against Jessie Vargas as he moves to the US late Saturday for the final phase of his training at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood.

Op-Ed: Why Vargas will have a short-lived reign as welterweight champ

Jessie Vargas may have a short-lived reign as WBO welterweight champion because his next opponent is hell-bent on grabbing his title for a very important reason.

Pacquiao amazes Arum, Roach with his work discipline, dedication

Manny Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum and longtime trainer Freddie Roach are amazed at how Pacquiao manages his time as professional boxer and politician as he wind down his training in Manila for his Nov. 5 bout against Jesse Vargas in Las Vegas, NV.

Super typhoon kills at least four in Philippines

Ilagan - One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday.

Arum names three possible opponents for Pacquiao's next fight

Top Rank Promotions chief Bob Arum has named three possible opponents for Manny Pacquiao's next fight ahead of his bout against Jessie Vargas on Nov. 5 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Philippine police van runs over protesters

Manila - A Philippine police van on Wednesday rammed and ran over baton-wielding protesters outside the US embassy in Manila.

Millions in Philippines on alert for super typhoon

Manila - Millions of people in the Philippines were on high alert Wednesday for one of the strongest typhoons to ever hit the disaster-battered country, with authorities warning of giant storm surges and destructive winds.

Op-Ed: Why Pacquiao will sell better than Cotto for Marquez' last fight

Mexican counter puncher Juan Manuel Marquez has started training for his next fight after over two years of inactivity due to his recurring knee injury but he has yet to name his opponent at the welterweight limit of 147 pounds.

Marquez awaits Roach's consent for Cotto to face him at 147

Mexican counter-puncher Juan Manuel Marquez is still hoping Miguel Cotto will agree to his previous offer to face him at 147 pounds or at catchweight of 148 pounds for his comeback fight after his two-year inactivity due to recurring knee injury.

Philippine leader open to war games with China, Russia

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is willing to hold military exercises with China but not longtime ally the United States, Chinese media quoted him Monday as saying on the eve of a state visit.

Daughter of former Philippine dictator Marcos urges forgiveness

Manila - The daughter of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos called for forgiveness on Monday as she led a rally at the Supreme Court urging it to approve a controversial hero's burial for her father.

Thousands flee as typhoon lashes Philippines

Manila - Typhoon Sarika lashed the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, flattening homes and toppling trees and power pylons as more than 12,000 people fled to safer ground, officials said.
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