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Floyd Mayweather Tokyo exhibition postponed over virus restrictions

TOKYO (AFP) – Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition fight in Tokyo this month has been postponed because of coronavirus restrictions, organizers announced Friday. Retired ex-champ Mayweather, 43, was scheduled to fight against an unnamed opponent at Tokyo Dome on February 28, but organisers pulled the plug with Japan’s borders closed to almost all foreign arrivals. […]

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McGregor blames defeat to being focused on Pacquiao match

By CARLO ANOLIN Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor admitted his preparation for a boxing match with Manny Pacquiao may have led to his crushing defeat in a rematch with Dustin Poirier in UFC 257 last January.McGregor, in a lengthy Instagram post Thursday, said he was focused on showcasing his boxing stance in preparation for […]

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Exhibition or not, brash Garcia will go for KO win over Pacquiao

Though not disclosing more details, the younger Garcia reiterated his goal to take the “torch” from Pacquiao and that the fight is set to “break records.”

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Pacquiao demoted as ‘Champion in Recess’

Manny Pacquiao was stripped of his World Boxing Association (WBA) Super championship belt early Saturday and was relegated as “Champion in Recess” due his inactivity.

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Greatness to greatness: Pacquiao honors football icon Tom Brady

        By WAYLON GALVEZ         Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao congratulated football legend Tom Brady of Tampa Bay after the Buccaneers clinched a berth in the NFL Super Bowl championship Sunday in the US. “Tom Brady does it again!” said Pacquiao through Instagram handle @mannypacquiao moments after Brady powered his new […]

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MMA star says fight with Pacquiao ‘almost a certainty’ this year

                        By CARLO ANOLIN     UFC star Conor McGregor said the much-hyped fight against Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is “almost a certainty” this year. McGregor is set to return in the Octagon on Sunday for a rematch against Dustin Poirier in UFC […]

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