What an awesome performance by the Filipino ring legend Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao stopping Lucas Matthysse in seven rounds to win the WBA welterweight title, and he did it without his long time trainer Freddie Roach. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao without Freddie Roach looked better than ever stopping Matthysse
The fight between Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse is just hours away in Malaysia, but more drama is brewing in the Pacquiao camp as Nonito Donaire Sr. the father and trainer of former world champion Nonito Jr. was dropped from working the corner for Pacquiao without any notice. … [Read more...] about Nonito Donaire Sr. dropped last minute from working Pacquiao’s corner
The longtime trio of Manny Pacquiao, Freddie Roach, and Bob Arum looks to be no more. Or maybe it's just more miscommunication between them? … [Read more...] about Has Pacquiao dropped Bob Arum and Freddie Roach for next fight?
Manny Pacquiao and Freddie Roach are one of the greatest Fighter/Trainer duos in the history of boxing, but all good things must come to an end and it seems like Pacquiao is giving his long time coach the cold shoulder. … [Read more...] about It would be sad to see Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao part ways
Manny Pacquiao decided not to fight a rematch with Jeff Horn in Australia to avenge his loss, so he could focus more on his political career in the Philippines and his promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank suggested that he will pit the winner of Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn against Pacquiao at the end of 2018. … [Read more...] about Mike Alvarado is a credible yet dangerous tune up fight for Manny Pacquiao
Years ago during Manny Pacquiao's sensational run at the welterweight division, Bob Arum of Top Rank promotions signed up several Filipino fighters to his stable to ride the wave of Pacmania. … [Read more...] about Can Freddie Roach help Mercito Gesta beat Jorge Linares?
When you deal with famous people in the Philippines a lot of things get exaggerated or made up, I know first hand like many of my female relatives they like to gossip and add on to little things making them bigger than they are. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao saying “Hello” to a girl on Instagram doesn’t mean he is flirting
By Erwin Lastimosa I would like to congratulate Terence Crawford for his sensational victory over Viktor Postol on Saturday night, it was a virtuoso display of boxing. Crawford was rumored as the next opponent to face Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao, and as a fan of the 8 division champion, I hope he stays retired and avoids Crawford for his own health. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao Should Avoid Terence Crawford And Stay Retired
By Erwin Lastimosa It has been a tumultuous few days for the Filipino Boxer/Congressman, Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao. His opinions on the gay lifestyle and gay marriage made it's way to the mainstream media, it's deja vu, 2012 all over again. … [Read more...] about Let’s Forgive Manny Pacquiao, He Is Not A Hateful Man
By Erwin Lastimosa A fighter puts complete trust and faith in his team to protect him so all he has to focus on is the fight at hand. Manny Pacquiao's team handled this whole injury situation poorly. They failed Manny Pacquiao and the fans big time. They thought they could just give him painkillers and deal with the pain and get surgery after the Mayweather fight. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao’s Team Shows Incompetence By Letting Him Fight Mayweather Injured
By Erwin Lastimosa Every great fighter gets old. The ones who last longer than others are those who are conservative with their punches and are defensively minded like Bernard Hopkins and Floyd Mayweather, but for action packed fighters who throw caution to the wind like Manny Pacquiao age catches up to them faster. … [Read more...] about Don’t expect much from Manny Pacquiao when he rematches Tim Bradley
By Erwin Lastimosa I remember the Manny Pacquiao of old, the one who would kiss his rosary and do the sign of the cross after his prefight corner prayer. That Manny Pacquiao was a ferocious competitor, relentless in the ring, he was a human with flaws and not a goody two shoes born again preacher/politician trying to create an image. The Pacman of today is a guy who seems to … [Read more...] about A tired and compassionate Manny Pacquiao lets Brandon Rios survive