Posts Tagged Men’s boxing

Image of Asia: A confetti shower greets Pacquiao

Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao waves as confetti falls during a heroes welcome at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines on Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Pacquiao recently defeated Chris Algieri of the United States to win the WBO world welterweight title. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

In this photo by Aaron Favila, Manny Pacquiao waves at thousands of fans amid a shower of confetti during a hero’s welcome at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, where he was accompanied by his political allies in a motorcade. The Filipino boxer on Sunday defeated Chris Algieri of the United States to retain his WBO world welterweight crown. Aside from boxing, the hugely popular Pacquiao has entered politics and ventured into professional basketball, business, the movies, singing and product endorsements. He is a member of the powerful House of Representatives and some of his supporters are clamoring for him to seek a higher office.

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Muhammad Ali daughters promote ‘I Am Ali’ in UK

LONDON (AP) — In a story Nov. 25 about a Muhammad Ali documentary, The Associated Press misspelled Veronica Porche’s first name. Her name is Veronica, not Veronice. In addition, Maryum Ali’s name was misspelled once as Maryam in the story.

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Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines  and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S., left, exchange punches during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he so desperately craved, battering Algieri around the ring at will Sunday on his way to a decision win in one of the most lopsided welterweight title fights imaginable. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn’t care.

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Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the United States sits on the mat after being knocked down by WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO welterweight boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

MACAU (AP) — Manny Pacquiao couldn’t resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.

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