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Creation of Philippines Boxing and Contact Sports Commission: Senator Manny Pacquiao’s Speech to Senate

(Original speech in Tagalog. Google Translation) Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, fellow senators and Senate family. Thank you very much for your salutation. I also congratulate your leadership on the smooth opening of the 18th Congress. I offer my God and people my victory over Thurman. Thank you for […]

Pacquiao rates win over Thurman among the best of his career

Boxingnews24.com By Kenneth Friedman: Manny Pacquiao is proud of having beaten one of the best fighters in the welterweight division in Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman last Saturday night. Pacquiao surprisingly rates the victory among his core wins during his long 24-year pro career. Yet, despite the uncertainty of what Thurman has left in the […]

Purses: Pacquiao $10M, Thurman $2.5 million

Boxingnews24.com By Allan Fox: Manny Pacquiao is getting a guaranteed purse of $10 million for his title fight against WBA Super World welterweight champion Keith Thurmanon Saturday on Fox Sports pay-per-view at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although Thurman has had a difficult time agreeing that he’s the B-side in the promotion, his $2.5 […]