Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Boeing 777 plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway 

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 — A British Airways plane caught fire during takeoff on a runway in Las Vegas on Tuesday afternoon, said local aviation authority.

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Mayweather used WADA-banned intravenous before his fight against Pacquiao — report

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mayweather used WADA-banned intravenous before his fight against Pacquiao — report 

MANILA, Sept. 10 – Undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather took an intravenous or IV injection of saline and multi-vitamins on the eve of his megafight with Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao last May 2 in Las Vegas, according to a report by SB Nation on Wednesday.

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Iran wrestling federation signs MoU with US wrestling council

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran wrestling federation signs MoU with US wrestling council 

TEHRAN, Sept. 7 — Iran Wrestling Federation on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation with the US Wrestling Council.

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Despite loss, Negros Occidental officials hail Pacquiao for being pride of Filipinos

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Despite loss, Negros Occidental officials hail Pacquiao for being pride of Filipinos 

BACOLOD CITY, May 4 — Government officials in Negros Occidental expressed disappointment over the defeat of eight-division Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, but they also hailed the Sarangani lawmaker for making the Filipinos proud of his achievements.

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Solons confident of Pacquiao victory

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solons confident of Pacquiao victory 

MANILA, May 2 — House members on Saturday rallied behind Filipino boxing icon Rep. Manny Pacquiao, as they expressed confidence about their colleague’s victory against American boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in their “Fight of the Century” bout in Las Vegas, Nevada Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

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Boxing fans agog over the Pacquiao-Mayweather mega fight in Las Vegas (Sports)

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Boxing fans agog over the Pacquiao-Mayweather mega fight in Las Vegas (Sports) 

By Randolph G. Altarejos

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (PNA) — As the much-awaited mega boxing fight between the world's eight-division boxing champ Manny Pacquiao and the undefeated Floyd Mayweather is closing in on May 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada, many boxing fans are showing mixed reactions.

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Bayless picked as referee for Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bayless picked as referee for Pacquiao-Mayweather fight 

MANILA, April 22 — Kenny Bayless, who handled seven bouts of Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao, has been picked as third man on the ring for much-awaited fight between Pacquiao and undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2 (May 3 in the Philippines).

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Pacquiao-Mayweather mega-fight done deal –media reports (Sports)

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pacquiao-Mayweather mega-fight done deal –media reports (Sports) 

MANILA, Feb. 15 – The highly-anticipated mega-fight between WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated WBC king Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a done deal, media reports said.

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Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘Prove who’s really No. 1’ (Sports)

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘Prove who’s really No. 1’ (Sports) 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – After agreeing to all terms for a long-anticipated showdown with Floyd Mayweather, Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao dared the undefeated American boxer to sign the fight contract and prove that he deserves to be called No. 1 pound-for-pound in the world.

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Pacquiao agrees to terms for May 2 mega fight with Mayweather

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pacquiao agrees to terms for May 2 mega fight with Mayweather 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 14 (PNA) – WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has reportedly agreed to terms of a May 2 mega fight with WBC king Floyd Mayweather.

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