By Erwin Lastimosa Got an Opinion? Submit Your Article to Nowboxing.com Rumors have it that Manny Pacquiao is thinking about retiring after his upcoming super fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on March 13th. I have no problem with Manny retiring, after all he's had a long and storied career and if he beats Mayweather Jr. he can retire on top. I honestly believe Manny … [Read more...] about Politics Doesn’t Need Manny Pacquiao But Boxing Does
By Erwin Lastimosa Got an Opinion? Submit Your Article to Nowboxing.com What do the Mayweather family, Paulie Malignaggi, and Kermit Cintron all have in common? All have accused Filipino boxing great and pound for pound king Manny "Pacman" Paquiao of taking some form of Performance Enhancing Drugs(P.E.D's) It seems like a common trend in boxing, pick against the Pacman … [Read more...] about Let’s Discredit Manny Pacquiao’s Success In Boxing…
By Erwin Lastimosa It seems after every fight there is always an excuse as to why Manny Pacquiao wins. When Manny has two close fights with Juan Manuel Marquez, people say Marquez was robbed and he schooled Pacquiao. In reality they were close competitive fights. Before the Oscar De La Hoya fight so many picked against Pacquiao, then Manny wins in dominating fashion … [Read more...] about Discrediting Manny Pacquiao’s Accomplishments In The Ring
By Erwin Lastimosa Manny Pacquiao has been a world title holder spanning many different weightclasses. The vast majority of his boxing matches in recent years have taken place in the United States. As such, his income from these boxing matches is taxable in the U.S. and he must comply with IRS law (substantial presence test). The United States is very strict in it's … [Read more...] about Was Manny Pacquiao Avoiding The IRS?
By Erwin Lastimosa First off I would like to commend HBO for bringing the fans yet again another high quality production of their award winning series 24/7. I will be quick and to the point of my complaint of this recent episode of 24/7. My problem is that HBO was trying to portray Manny Pacquiao as a man changed by the fame and all of the trappings that come with … [Read more...] about HBO editing does wonders for Cotto’s image, Manny’s not so much