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Kenneth Egano
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22-year-old boxer Kenneth Egano dies days after collapsing in the ring after competing for Manny Pacquiao's promotion

Cole Shelton - May 11, 2023

Kenneth Egano, a 22-year-old boxer, has passed away after competing in Manny Pacquiao’s promotion. Egano who was 7-1 with three wins by KO was facing Jason Facularin (4-1) at the Imus Sports Gymnasium in the Philippines last weekend in an eight-round fight that part of Manny Pacquiao‘s TV show “Blow by Blow”, which features boxers on smaller cards. After a hard-fought battle, when the final bell rang and just before they were set to announce Egano as the winner, he collapsed in his corner.

Conor McGregor, Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao

Conor McGregor reacts after Paradigm Sports Management wins $5.1 million in breach of contract case with Manny Pacquiao

Susan Cox - May 4, 2023

Conor McGregor is reacting after Paradigm Sports Management won $5.1 million in a breach of contract case with Manny Pacquiao. Paradigm Sports Management, who also represent Conor McGregor, won a legal battle against boxing legend Manny Pacquiao. The civil case was filed in the Superior Court of Orange County, California.

Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao

Paradigm wins court case against Manny Pacquiao, boxer forced to pay $8 million: "Hopefully, Manny will have learned a lesson from the verdict"

Cole Shelton - May 3, 2023

Paradigm has won its court case against Manny Pacquiao. Back in January, Paradigm alleged that Pacquiao breached his contract with the management company, and claimed they suffered more than $20 million in damages for Pacquiao not honoring the contract.

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather and KSI to possibly face Manny Pacquiao and Salt Papi in tag-team boxing match

Josh Evanoff - March 13, 2023

Misfits Boxing is seemingly closing in on its most bizarre matchup yet. The promotion was started by YouTuber-turned-boxer KSI last year. The Brit has fought in his own promotion several times, scoring knockout wins over names such as Swarmz, Luis Alcaraz Pineda, and Faze Temper. Over the last few months, he’s targeted a matchup with a longtime rival, Jake Paul.

Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao

Paradigm plans to "cut off 100-percent of Manny Pacquiao's opportunities to earn money in the United States" as court date looms

Cole Shelton - January 25, 2023

Paradigm – a management company – believes Manny Pacquiao has breached its contract. Pacquiao and Paradigm are set to go to court in March as the management company has accused the boxer of breaching their contract. The court date is set for March 3rd in Orange County, California.

Errol Spence Jr.

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announces end of retirement to challenge Terence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr.

Josh Evanoff - December 9, 2022

Manny Pacquiao is out of retirement and has some big names in mind. ‘PacMan’ has been out of action since a showdown with Yordenis Ugas last August. The bout was a short-notice one for the Cuban. Pacquiao was previously slated to face Errol Spence Jr., but he was forced to withdraw due to injury.

Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao denies cheating allegations made by veteran boxing referee: "We didn’t cheat, we were just favored"

Lewis Simpson - December 5, 2022

Manny Pacquiao denies the cheating allegations made by a boxing referee who once refereed his bout 22 years ago. Pacquaio has recently been under the microscope, with his name being somewhat tarnished in the world of boxing. Boxing referee, Carlos Padilla, took charge of a contest between Pacquaio and Nedal Hussein in 2000. Padilla revealed he extended the standing eight-count by eight seconds when Pacquaio was planted to the canvas in the fourth round.

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Veteran referee admits he cheated in order to ensure a Manny Pacquiao victory in 2000

Harry Kettle - November 30, 2022

Referee Carlos Padilla has admitted he cheated in order to help Manny Pacquiao avoid defeat against Nedal Hussein. Within the boxing community, few fighters are as beloved as Manny Pacquiao.

Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor
Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao announces retirement, issues heartfelt farewell to boxing fans

Adam D Martin - September 29, 2021

Legendary boxing champion Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from the sport he loves by issuing a heartfelt farewell to boxing fans. Pacquiao (62-8-2) dropped a decision to Yordenis Ugás last month, and following the fight, the legend hinted that it could be time for him to walk away from the sport that he loves. At age 42, Pacquiao is done with boxing. On Wednesday, he made it official with a video that he shared on his social media along with a heartfelt message to his boxing fans.

Michael Bisping, Super Bowl
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Michael Bisping scolds Manny Pacquiao for making excuses following loss to Yordenis Ugas: "Seems these days some are man enough to fight but not man enough to accept the result"

Christopher Taylor - August 25, 2021

Michael Bisping was not impressed that Manny Pacquiao decided to make excuses instead of accepting his loss to Yordenis Ugas like a man. Pacquiao squared off with Ugas in his first boxing match in over two years this past weekend. Although ‘Pacman’ was the betting favorite heading into the fight, Ugas was able to execute a seemingly perfect gameplan to pull off the upset.

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Manny Pacquiao issues statement following boxing loss to Yordenis Ugas

Adam D Martin - August 23, 2021

Legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao issued a statement following his unanimous decision boxing loss to Yordenis Ugas this past Saturday night. Ugas outpointed Pacquiao and picked up a unanimous decision win in Las Vegas in what was an upset at the sportsbooks. Taking to his social media in the days following the loss, Pacquiao issued a statement where he thanked his fans for their support, congratulated Ugas on his victory, and apologized to his supporters for not being able to get the victory.

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Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao unsure if he will continue boxing career following loss to Yordenis Ugas

Adam D Martin - August 22, 2021

Legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao says he is unsure if he will continue his boxing career following his decision loss to Yordenis Ugas. Pacquiao lost a unanimous decision despite being the betting favorite against Ugas on Saturday night in Las Vegas. For the 42-year-old Pacquiao, it was a disappointing loss as he was originally set to fight Errol Spence before Ugas filled in on short notice. Despite Pacquiao having a full training camp and riding into this fight on a three-fight win streak, he wasn’t able to do enough against Ugas and ended up losing the decision on the cards.

Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor
Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao facing lawsuit after allegedly breaching contract to fight Errol Spence Jr.

Adam D Martin - June 27, 2021

Pound-for-pound boxing great Manny Pacquiao is reportedly facing a lawsuit after allegedly breaching his contract to fight Errol Spence Jr. According to Lance Pugmire of The Athletic, manager Audie Attar — who also manages UFC superstar Conor McGregor —  filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against the legendary boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. The report states that Attar is seeking to recoup a $3.3 million advance and requesting an injunction to stop Pacquiao’s scheduled Aug. 21 welterweight title fight against Errol Spence Jr. In the lawsuit, Attar says that he was negotiating a matchup between Pacquiao and Mikey Garcia. Allegedly, Pacquiao left Paradigm to work with Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions and fight Spence Jr.

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George Foreman believes Conor McGregor should quit MMA and focus on boxing, confident he'd beat Manny Pacquiao

Cole Shelton - February 22, 2021

George Foreman believes Conor McGregor would beat Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match. In the lead-up to Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2, the Irishman has said it was to help him prepare to fight Pacquiao. Poirier, like Pacquiao, is a southpaw and the Irishman thought their styles were similar. However, the fight did not go McGregor’s way and it is now likely he will have the trilogy with Poirier.

Manny Pacquiao, Audie Attar
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Audie Attar shuts down "shady characters" spreading "false rumors" about Manny Pacquiao

Tom Taylor - February 1, 2021

Audie Attar, who represents combat sports stars like Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao through Paradigm Sports, recently took to social media to clear up some recent reports about the latter. McGregor and Pacquiao had previously been linked to a high-profile boxing match. However, those plans seemed to take a hit when McGregor was stopped by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 last month, and Pacquiao was subsequently linked to a fight with Ryan Garcia. Last week, an individual claiming to represent Pacquiao event claimed there was waning interest in a fight with McGregor.

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Manny Pacquiao: Conor McGregor underestimated Dustin Poirier in rematch

Adam D Martin - January 31, 2021

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao believes that Conor McGregor underestimated Dustin Poirier heading into their main event rematch at UFC 257. McGregor entered the rematch with Poirier as a huge betting favorite yet lost in shocking fashion when he suffered a brutal second-round knockout loss. McGregor and Poirier previously met back at UFC 178 in September 2014, with McGregor winning that fight by first-round knockout. It’s because he won the first meeting between the pair that Pacquiao believes that McGregor underestimated Poirier.

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Ryan Garcia confirms boxing superfight against Manny Pacquiao

Adam Martin - January 24, 2021

Boxing star Ryan Garcia confirmed that he is set to take on legend Manny Pacquiao in an upcoming superfight between two of the sport’s elite. On Sunday evening, Garcia confirmed the rumors on his social media that he will be taking on Pacquiao. Mike Coppinger of The Athletic previously reported that this fight was making headway. We don’t have all the details yet, but as far as Garcia is concerned, the fight is a done deal. Check out what “King” wrote on his Instagram.

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Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather "knows he would lose" McGregor, Pacquiao rematches, says manager

Tom Taylor - January 18, 2021

Audie Attar, the manager behind Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao, believes Floyd Mayweather would lose to both men if he fought them in 2020. Mayweather holds wins over both Pacquiao and McGregor. He fought Pacquiao in 2015, winning a decision in a fight that was widely panned for its lack of action. He then fought McGregor in 2017, in the UFC star’s boxing debut, and picked up a 10th-round TKO win.