Five Filipino fighters will come together and represent the country in full force to battle a pack of Latin fighters in the boxing arena this Saturday (Nov 30) in “Pinoy Pride XXIII: Filipinos Kontra Latinos,” 6 PM, at the Araneta Coliseum.
Two storied basketball teams will collide for a common goal as the UAAP Champion De La Salle Green Archers and the NCAA Champion San Beda Red Lions face off in Champions for a Cause on December 7. The game tips-off at 12nn from the SMART Araneta Coliseum and airs LIVE on TV5.
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.
Will Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao knock American boxer Brandon Rios today? Will he be able to rise again after the recent defeats? Will he regain the trust and confidence of the Filipino people who needed a hero today more than ever?
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!
Pacquiao vs Rios: Eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao will face the former WBA World Lightweight Champion Branon “Bam Bam” Rios at the Cotai Arena, Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel in Macau on Sunday, November 24.
Fighter of the Decade and our Pambansang Kamao Manny Pacquiao and former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios will fight in a 12-round welterweight rumble on Saturday, November 23 (Sunday morning, Manila time) from The Venetian Macao’s CotaiArena, in Macao, China.