Tag Archives: Filipino boxing

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.

Freddie Roach (photo by Bryan Horowitz | Wikimedia Commons)

Trainer Roach ‘hurt’ by Pacquiao snub after split

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao has split with long-time trainer Freddie Roach, the veteran ring guru confirmed on Friday.

Manny Pacquiao (photo from @mannypacquiao Instagram)

Pacquiao finally realizes the dirty game of politics, will he quit?

As a boxer, there is no doubt Manny Pacquiao has cemented his place in the boxing annals. He is an eight-time division champion and has garnered fame and fortune inside the ring.