Category Archives: Boxing

Argentina's Lucas Matthysse reacts after he was knocked down by Philippines' Manny Pacquiao during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. (Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Pacquiao stops Matthysse with 7th Round KO

Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout Sunday of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years.

Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse (MP Promotions)
Harmonito “Hammer” Dela Torre and unbeaten Chinese foe Yongqiang Yang (Photo by: Alvin Go)

Dela Torre ready for Chinese foe

SANMAN Boxing Gym’s Harmonito “Hammer” Dela Torre and unbeaten Chinese foe Yongqiang Yang both made the weight limit for their eight-round showdown tomorrow in Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse (MP Promotions)

Pacquiao vs Matthysse Preview, Start Time, Odds and How to Watch

Manny Pacquiao weighed in Saturday comfortably under the 147-pound (67-kilogramme) limit and said he was “ready” to win back the welterweight belt against WBA champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina.

Argentine WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse speaks as Philippine senator and boxing hero Manny Pacquiao smiles during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Matthysse and Pacquiao were scheduled to fight on July 15, for the World Boxing Association welterweight title in Malaysia. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)

Pacquiao predicts action-filled fight vs Matthysse

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said Thursday he is prepared for an action-packed fight against aggressive Argentinian Lucas Matthysse in Sunday’s world title bout that could put his illustrious career at stake

Lucas Matthysse (Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions)

Pacquiao beware! I’m going home with my belt says Matthysse

World welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse saluted Manny Pacquiao on Thursday but vowed to beat the Filipino boxing legend when they square off on Sunday.

Ernie Sanchez and Evgeny Chuprakov

Sanchez arrives in Russia for WBO duel

SANMAN Boxing Gym’s Ernie Sanchez arrived in Russia on Tuesday night (PH time) for his awaited showdown with undefeated hometown bet Evgeny Chuprakov on July 14 in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

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Mig Elorde not giving up on world title bid

Reigning World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific super bantamweight champion Juan Miguel Elorde is not giving up on his dream to achieve what other professional Filipino boxers want — to become a world title holder.

The victorious ABAP national boxing team pose after receiving the trophy and cash incentive As Team Champions of the Kapolri Cup in Manado, Indonesia. From left, coach Roel Velasco, Carolyn Calungsod, Aira Villegas, Ramel Macado, coach Romeo Brin, tournament Supervisor Karina Picson, Rogen Ladon, Ronald Chavez Jr, Nesthy Petecio, Josie Gabuco, Irish Magno, ABAP’S Reyes, coach Boy Velasco and Junmilardo Ogayre.

PH boxing teams deliver on 2 fronts

The Association of Boxing Alliances n the Philippines (ABAP), the national sports association for boxing, sent two separate teams to two international events in the last couple of weeks and both came home with positive results.

Lucas Matthysse

Pacquiao, Matthysse Peaking At Right Time

Challenger Manny Pacquiao sparred for five rounds Saturday while WBA champion Lucas Matthysse doubled up the effort as the main combatants to “Fight of Champions” ground it out with eight more days before their monumental clash in Malaysia.