March, 2015

CEBU is a home to the many churches founded by the Augustinian priests, who were the first missionaries to reach the Philippines. It is where the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño (commonly known as Santo Niño Church), which was founded in 1565, grew in popularity as the cradle of Philippine Christianity and the sanctuary of the holy image of Senyor Santo Niño. Aside from the Santo Niño Church, also featured…

By Rebelander Basilan TERESITA Castro flew to Dubai in March 2013 to work as a domestic helper, but a road accident left her paralyzed less than a month later. For almost two years, the 43-year-old Asturias, Cebu native stayed in a hospital under the care of Filipino nurses, unable to talk and walk. She was flown back to Cebu yesterday with the help of a group of professionals from Asturias…

March 26th, 2015Announcement, Feature, NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

Three major broadcast companies set aside rivalry for the moment to air for free the much-anticipated fight of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao against American rival Floyd Mayweather Jr. In a press conference on Thursday, Solar Entertainment’s Wilson Tieng said that ABS-CBN, GMA and TV5 will air the boxing match, dubbed as “Battle for Greatness,” on […]

March 25th, 2015Floyd Mayweather, NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day. New estimates show Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s payoff for fighting Manny Pacquiao could easily be $180 million, up substantially from earlier predictions of $120 million. Pacquiao gets the short end of the purse, but even […]

March 21st, 2015NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

Manny Pacquiao welcomed a high-profile visitor to his training camp Saturday with ties to his native Philippines: Tim Tebow. Pacquiao is preparing for his much-anticipated fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 in Las Vegas. The Heisman Trophy-winning former Florida QB posted photos on Instagram of the two together in Pacquiao’s gym in Los […]

March 21st, 2015Column, OpinionThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

I HAVE often been asked by fellow followers of the “Sweet Science” about the implications of that no-rematch clause in the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight. We all know that Floyd pretty much calls the shots in this fight, and that includes the stipulations and nuances in the contract. We also know how obsessed he is […]

March 21st, 2015NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

A top anti-doping official says Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao face far more severe penalties for a prefight positive test for a banned substance than a $5 million fine unsuccessfully pushed by a Pacquiao adviser. Travis Tygart, the chief executive of the United States Anti-Doping Agency, said a positive test would kill the May […]

March 20th, 2015Column, OpinionThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

MANNY Pacquiao has had two doping tests already in two weeks. Fine by me. Even if they do it everyday, no worries. As Pacquiao himself said the second time drug agents came to him, “It’s OK with me. I heartily welcome this so that we will know who is really clean.” (Read more)

CABADBARAN may be a small city located in the province of Agusan del Norte in northeastern Mindanao, but it boasts of a rich culture and heritage, as well as scenic spots, making it a promising tourist destination in the Caraga region. Many even haven’t heard of this place yet, but for adventure seekers and history buffs, this place will surely fill your hungry souls. Visit Cabadbaran here.

March 12th, 2015bout, boxers, Feature, fight, Floyd Mayweather, las vegas, News, PacmanThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

MANNY Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. came face to face Wednesday for the first time since their May 2 mega-fight was announced, as Hollywood rolled out the red carpet for the richest bout in history. “It’s been a long road but we’re here now,” said the unbeaten Mayweather, as the countdown began to an eagerly […]

March 11th, 2015Announcement, Feature, NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by the time Floyd Mayweather Jr. arrived, fashionably late for their first appearance together to promote a fight that really needs no promoting. But it didn’t take long Wednesday for Mayweather to put the fight into perspective in a way that only a fighter […]

March 8th, 2015Column, OpinionThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

MANNY Pacquiao is considered one of best southpaws in boxing history. If he beats Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2, he may arguably hailed as the greatest lefty of all time. Southpaws are the bane and the kryptonite of orthodox fighters and Manny’s obstreperous boxing combinations that few trainers can prepare against, only takes it […]

March 6th, 2015NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

LAS VEGAS — Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao’s sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight. Freddie Roach may be in Macau for a title fight involving China’s Zou Shiming, but he’s making plenty of noise […]

March 5th, 2015NewsThe Manny Pacquiao Blog 0 Comments

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they’re backing their opinions with real money. (Read more)

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