Posts Tagged China

Algieri hopes to be Rocky story against Pacquiao

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — No one questions Chris Algieri’s toughness, not after he got up from two first round knockdowns and fought half-blinded the rest of the way to somehow pull out a decision win in his June title fight with the feared Ruslan Provodnikov.

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Pacquiao back in China against unbeaten Algieri

In this Aug. 25, 2014, file photo, WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau. the boxers are scheduled to meet in a title fight on Nov. 23, in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao didn’t need the huge bouquet of flowers he was holding to feel welcome in this gambling enclave, where he will be fighting at an odd hour Sunday against an opponent who has to already feel as though he won boxing’s biggest lottery.

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Love thinks Ryder Cup has too many people involved

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — One of the messages Davis Love III wants to bring to the 11-member Ryder Cup Task Force is that it has gotten too big.

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