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Op-Ed: Shrinking pay-per-view numbers need promoters' immediate action

The unstoppable decline of pay-per-view revenues on major boxing events in the last 12 months is getting alarming and with continued bickering by competing promoters, boxing would vanish faster than any industry player could imagine.

Manny Pacquiao tweets Floyd Mayweather that time to fight is now

Floyd Mayweather has made statements urging Manny Pacquiao to agree to fight him and now Manny Pacquiao is making statements urging Floyd Mayweather to fight him. Is boxing's richest fight finally going to happen?

Op-Ed: Why date and venue could scuttle Mayweather-Pacquiao showdown

In the early stages of the ongoing Mayweather-Pacquiao fight negotiations, two major issues stood in the way of the world's most anticipated boxing fight. These include the purse sharing issue and the random blood and urine testing that Mayweather wanted.

Mayweather dares Arum to hold Alvarez-Cotto fight in Mexico

The long-delayed fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao hits another snag as the undefeated American dared promoter Bob Arum to hold the proposed Alvarez-Cotto fight on May 2 in Mexico on the occasion of Cinco de Mayo holiday celebrations.

For fans' sake Manny isn't giving up on Floyd

For the sake of his millions of fans around the world who continue to salivate on what appears to be the richest fight in boxing history, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is not giving up in his quest for a date in the ring with Floyd Mayweather.

Op-Ed: Why fight fans do not believe Mayweather will fight Pacquiao

Prior to Floyd Mayweather's latest statement about his intention to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2, fight fans have given up hope of seeing them in the ring after five years of waiting for the fight they all wanted to see.

Prison sex, drugs and bribery scandal shocks Philippines

Manila - A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords "living like kings" in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption.

Philippine prosecutors charge US Marine with murder

Manila - Philippine prosecutors on Monday charged a US Marine with murder over the death of a Filipino transgender woman, in a case that has fanned anti-American sentiment and tested close military ties.

Philippine prosecutors charge U.S. Marine with murder

Manila - Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed murder charges against a U.S. Marine accused of killing a Filipino transgender woman, in a case that has fanned anti-American sentiment.

Op-Ed: Why Floyd Mayweather would prefer to fight Khan over Pacquiao

If Floyd Mayweather can find justification or a way out of his commitment to face Manny Pacquiao on May 2, chances are he might pick Amir Khan over the Filipino star as his next opponent for a less risky fight.

Amir Khan dominates Devon Alexander, wins by unanimous decision

Moments ago at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, British boxing star Amir Khan successfully defended his WBC silver welterweight title in a lopsided fight against former WBC light welterweight titlist Devon Alexander.

Op-Ed: Why fight fans doubt Floyd Mayweather's sincerity

While attending a CBS/Showtime sponsored boxing event in San Antonio, Texas, unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather announced his acceptance of Manny Pacquiao's challenge to face him in the ring, potentially ending five years of failed negotiations.

Mayweather breaks silence, calls out Pacquiao for May 2 showdown

Unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather breaks his silence today by calling out Manny Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum to make the long-delayed fight between him and Pacquiao happen on May 2.

Op-Ed: Fans need to give Mayweather more time to decide on Pacquiao bout

Fight fans are getting restless and impatient with Floyd Mayweather's failure to decide whether he will take Manny Pacquiao's challenge to face him in the ring or not as he remains tight-lipped about the fight.

Philippine politician injured, 4 aides killed in ambush

Manila - A member of the Philippines parliament was wounded in an ambush Thursday that left four of his aides dead, he said in a television interview.Vicente Belmonte Jr.

Op-Ed: Why Juan Manuel Marquez is picking Mayweather over Pacquiao

Mexican boxing star Juan Manuel Marquez has joined millions of fight fans around the world in calling on unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao to settle their differences in the ring instead of ranting on Instagram.

Philippines bus bombing 'kills 11'

Davao - Eleven people including many high school students were killed when a bomb exploded aboard a bus in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, military spokesmen said.

Philippines bus bombing 'kills 11'

Davao - Eleven people including many high school students were killed when a bomb exploded aboard a bus in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, military spokesmen said.

Philippine storm kills 27, spares Manila

Ando - A giant storm left the Philippines Tuesday after killing at least 27 people and devastating remote coastal towns, but the government won praise for unprecedented preparations that were credited for saving lives.

Seven make final cut as world's most wondrous cities

Surviving three years of global voting and competition from almost 1,200 other candidates, seven communities were announced Sunday as New7Wonders Cities.
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