Hero's welcome awaits Pacman in GenSan

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 November) – A day after witnessing boxing icon Manny Pacquiao’s successful bid for a historic eighth world boxing title, residents and local officials here started to… »

Pacquiao says Margarito was toughest foe

ARLINGTON, TEXAS ( MindaNews/14 November ) – Without any hesitation, the eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao admitted Antonio Margarito was the toughest opponent he has ever fought. “He’s very… »

In Cagayan de Oro, the city stood still, too, for Pacquiao

By Jaime A. Frias II/MindaNews contributor CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/14 November) – Like other cities in the country, this city also stood still as Manny Pacquiao pummeled his Mexican… »

Cashing in on Pacquiao for profit, for a cause

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 November) — A Chinese restaurant in Davao City had a stall installed on the side of the national highway in Matina, to promote its special Sunday treat:… »

Pacquiao looks more dangerous at 144 pounds

ARLINGTON, TEXAS ( MindaNews/13 November) – While Mexican Antonio Margarito tipped the scale at the 150 pound catch weight yesterday, seven-division world title boxer Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao surprisingly weighed lighter… »


PACMANIA. Business entrepreneurs in Mindanao are busy promoting their establishments for the grand fight (Saturday night in Texas, Sunday morning in the Philippines)  between “pound for pound king” Manny Pacquiao… »

Very hungry Margarito vows to KO Pacquiao

ARLINGTON, Texas ( MindaNews/11 Nov) – A very hungry Antonio Margarito promised World Boxing Council (WBC) President Jose Sulaiman there will be a new Mexican super welterweight boxing champion on… »

Young Fil-Am skips class to meet Pacquiao

GRAPEVINE, Texas (MindaNews/11 Nov) – This is now the third time since 2007 that Fil-Am Jonas Padullon had set out to personally meet world boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao. [zdvideo]http://mindanews.com/video/filam.flv [/zdvideo]… »

Pacquiao to rely on speed in defeating Margarito

GRAPEVINE, Texas  ( MindaNews/10 November) – World boxing champion and Sarangani congressman Manny Pacquiao has decided to rely on his speed when he tangles with Mexican Antonio Margarito for the… »

US Boxing Promoter Struggles Whether to Sue His Idol, Manny Pacquiao

MCALLEN, TEXAS ( MindaNews/5 November) -  Emotions are now running high as  the Pacquiao-Margarito world boxing title fight is barely one week away, yet a boxing promoter in south Texas… »

Pacman to downgrade Antonio "Tornado" Margarito into a mere tropical storm

ARLINGTON,  Texas (MindaNews/05 September) —  An air of  excitement was evident during last Friday’s end of a three-day media tour announcing the November 13 WBC Junior Middleweight title fight between… »

Siargao Int’l Surfing Cup set on Sept. 24

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/23 August) — Now on its 16th year, Siargao International Surfing Competition will start on September 24 at Cloud Nine, the famous surfing  capital of the Philippines in… »

Benefits for retired sports champs pushed

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 August) – As tribute to the country’s sports heroes, South Cotabato (1st District) Rep. Pedro Acharon, Jr. is pushing for the passage of a proposed law… »

'Pacman's' proposal: make barangays reforest at least 5 ha each

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – With the tropical storms hitting the country now getting unusually stronger and their impact turning worse, world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao… »

From boxer Pacman to Representative Pacquiao, Sarangani's lone rep to Congress

ALABEL, Sarangani (MindaNews/28 June) — Seven-time world boxing champion Emmanuel “Pacman” D. Pacquiao is now Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, having taken his oath of office as Sarangani’s lone representative to… »

PCCL elims slated in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25) – The Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) will conduct eliminations in five key areas in Mindanao this year. Qualifying tournaments will be held in Cagayan de Oro… »

PNP ‘run for a cause’ to benefit 3 schools, day care center

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 June) – Three public schools and a day care center will benefit from the forthcoming Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC)-Regional Training School (RTS)-Davao Region Run For A… »

Pacman' leads House race in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/11 May) – Had it been a boxing match, the referee could have declared it a first round knockout win by boxing champion Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao. Relying… »

Basketball on Wheels goes to Oro’s relocation site on May 1

CANITOAN, Cagayan de Oro City – The Oro Habitat Persons With Disabilities Homeowners Association (OHPWDHA) is spearheading “Basketball On Wheels” on May 1, 2010 at the Calaanan Relocation Site Covered… »

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