JARED SIVILA WRITES — For many Filipino households, Manny Pacquiao’s fights in the boxing ring were an excuse for celebrations and parties as big as Christmas or Thanksgiving. During his prime, Manny Pacquiao consistently drew an overwhelming audience to watch his finesse and expertise within the ring. The legendary fighter…Full Article PHILIPPINES: CAN RETIRED BOXER MANNY PACQUIAO FIGHT HIS WAY INTO POLITICS?
MARY GRACES COSTA WRITES – No, Manny, gay people aren’t “worse than animals,” but you might be. “People’s Champion” Manny Pacquiao has boxed himself into a corner with homophobic comments made to Filipino television network TV5. And the Eight Division world boxing champ’s loose lips may have cost him a lucrative Nike contract and…Full Article PHILIPPINES: Pacquiao K.O’d for Homophobic Comments
TREVOR ISBELL WRITES – With a dominating, unanimous decision victory over Brandon Rios, Manny Pacquiao gives life back to the Philippine Islands after enduring the devastating Typhoon Haiyan. Pacquiao was able to land 223 of his 468 thrown punches, while Brandon Rios was only able to land 113 of his 263.…Full Article PHILIPPINES: Pacquiao’s Career Continues to Face Adversity
TREVOR ISBELL WRITES – A palpable hue of anticipation seizes the Philippine Islands as the Filipino professional boxer, Manny Pacquiao, gears up for his bout against what some are calling his next victim, American boxer, Brandon Rios. Filipino boxing fans are brimming with expectation as Pacquiao seems hungrier than ever…Full Article PHILIPPINES: Pacquiao Looking to Punch His Career Back on Track