One of the year’s 10 best photos from around the world, according to TIME Magazine, is from the Philippines and it’s a picture of Yolanda victims in Leyte.
Pinay singer Ellona Santiago sang Ellie Goulding’s “Burn” during the Top 10 battle in The X Factor USA. She made it through the next round.
Manny Pacquiao said in his victory speech after defeating Mexican-American Brandon Rios moments ago in Macau, that he dedicates his victory to the Filipinos especially those who suffered from Typhoon Yolanda and that his time is not over yet.
Jessica Sanchez sang both the Philippine National Anthem “Lupang Hinirang” and the American National Anthem “Star Spangled Banner” during the opening of the Pacquiao vs Rios bout in Macau, Sunday morning, November 24, 2013.
Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao emerged victorious in his welterweight bout today against US boxer Brandon Rios via unanimous decision at the jam-packed Venetian Macao Resort & Hotel in Macau on Sunday, November 24 Manila time.
Pacquiao vs Rios: Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao is set for a bout at welterweight today, November 24, 2013 (Sunday, Manila time), at the Venetian Macao resort & hotel in Macau of the Special administrative regions in China against The Ring ranked #6 Junior Welterweight Brandon Ríos for the WBO International welterweight title.
This is the day! Pacquiao vs Rios “Clash in Cotai” is beaming live via satellite from Macau! Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios will fight in a 12-round welterweight rumble today, November 24, at the Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena.
Both Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios are hoping to get back on track after suffering from recent losses in the Pacquiao vs Rios Clash in Cotai.
Pacman’s controversial lost to Timothy Bradley last June may not be that big of a deal but when he was knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez last December 8, the world starts to question if the eight-division world champ is about to take retirement soon.
Rios, on the other hand, lost to Mike Alvarado via unanimous decision. Is he ready for Pacquiao this time?
In addition to the highly-anticipated main event, the card will also feature a Heavyweight clash between unbeaten Andy Ruiz and American power-puncher Tor Hamer, the third professional fight of two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming, as well as a Featherweight title rematch between Billy Dib and Evgeny Gradovich, who took Dib’s IBF title this past March.
Will this be a return to form for the Pacquiao or the end of one of the most impressive careers of the last 20 years? Let’s break it down: Manny Pacquiao (54 wins, 5 draws, 2 losses, 38 KO). Notable Victories: Marco Antonio Barrera (x2), Erik Morales (x2), Juan Manuel Marquez (x2), Miguel Cotto, and Oscar De La Hoya.
Stay tuned! Live updates will be posted on this blog!
Watch PH bet Annalie Forbes compete in the preliminary competition of Miss Grand International 2013.