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PH pug falters in ASBC tilt

BANGKOK -- Bantamweight Mario Fernandez gave his all against his top-seeded foe from Kazakhstan but fell short Sunday, bowing out of contention in the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships here. Fernandez put up a decent fight and did well with his…
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Petecio bows out of WBC

WULANCHABU, China -- The Philippine campaign in the ASBC Women’s Boxing Championships ended on a sour note as feisty Nesthy Petecio lost a split decision to Thai Peamwilai Laopeam at the Wulanchabu Sports Gymnasium in this northern Chinese city Thursday.…
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Gabuco, Petecio sizzle

WULANCHABU, China -- Seasoned campaigners Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio stamped their mark on their respective Uzbek rivals in the second day of competitions in the ASBC Asian Women’s Boxing Championships Saturday at the Wulanchabu Sports Gymnasium in this serene…
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Nothing to worry

GENERAL SANTOS -- Manny Pacquiao downplayed criticism from promoter Bob Arum on Monday after the injured Philippine boxing hero missed a doctor's visit for a shoulder injury, saying he was carrying out his own rehabilitation. Arum hit out at his…
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Job well done

MACAU, MACAU (AFP) - Former five-division world champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines showed he was back to his very best with a sensational second-round stoppage of France's Anthony Settoul in Macau on Saturday. The 2012 Fighter of the Year…
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Welcome back, Manny

Manny Pacquiao made a low-key return to the country yesterday after losing his mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather and said retirement was drawing closer as he recovers from shoulder surgery. Few signs of Pacquiao’s early-morning arrival were visible at Manila airport,…
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Mayweather calls Manny a 'coward'

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Floyd Mayweather has branded Manny Pacquiao a “sore loser” and a coward and says he won’t delay his planned retirement to grant the Philippine icon a rematch next year, in an apparent U-turn. And he dismissed…
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Manny sued!

For concealing shoulder injury before loss to Mayweather LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Two Nevada men filed a class-action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday, seeking millions in damages because they say he fraudulently concealed a shoulder injury before his defeat…
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Out for 9 TO 12 months

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Manny Pacquiao’s camp accused the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday of denying them treatment for an injury to his right shoulder which will now require surgery to repair. Pacquiao, who lost by unanimous decision to Floyd…
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'Boringly one-sided'

LAS VEGAS- - Floyd Mayweather’s emphatic win over Manny Pacquiao sealed his status as a boxing great, but triggered an outcry in the Philippines and divided opinion amongst the sports legends. Feinting and dancing his way to a unanimous decision,…
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