Jeff Horn pulled off a stunning upset by defeating Manny Pacquiao via a controversial unanimous decision to capture the WBO welterweight crown at Lang Park in Brisbane, Australia yesterday morning.
Fighting in his hometown in front of a crowd upwards of 50,000, 29-year-old former...
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
WBO world welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan said yesterday that they have agreed to fight on April 23.
However, the boxers’ promoters are yet to announce any details.
Pacquiao, who came out of retirement to win the WBO belt by beating Jesse Vargas in...
Monday 27th Feb 2017
MANNY PACQUIAO won the WBO welterweight title with a unanimous points victory over Jessie Vargas in his return to the ring on Saturday night.
The 37-year-old Filipino announced his retirement in April after beating Timothy Bradley but was back in the ring seven months later and claimed...
Monday 7th Nov 2016
JOHN WIGHT analyses the build-up to Frampton v Quigg
Saturday 27th Feb 2016
by Our Sports Desk
Manny Pacquiao said yesterday that he respects Nike’s decision to sever ties with him over his derogatory comments about gay relationships yet stated that he was happy that “a lot of people were alarmed by the truth.”
Friday 19th Feb 2016
by our Sports Desk
CHAMPION boxer Manny Pacquiao was forced into a limp apology yesterday after levelling a disgusting slur against gay people.
Filipino gay rights groups condemned the aspiring politician for his astonishing comments.
In a television interview,...
Wednesday 17th Feb 2016
JOHN WIGHT looks back over a 20-year career as the Filipino legend prepares for his final fight
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
If only one British fighter should fight Mayweather next, it has to be the undefeated Special K, argues JOHN WIGHT
Saturday 6th Jun 2015
Manny Pacquiao returned home to the Philippines yesterday, nursing his right shoulder after surgery, weighing up the decision whether to retire or push for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Pacquiao, wearing a black shoulder brace and arm sling, said his immediate priorities were...
Thursday 14th May 2015
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
JOHN WIGHT feels the Filipino was second best throughout his fight with the pound-for-pound champion in Las Vegas
Saturday 9th May 2015