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Marlon Tapales

Tapales refuses to take Omori lightly

By Nick Giongco Filipino champion Marlon Tapales is not taking any chances when he meets former victim Shohei Omori in the first defense of his…

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Boxers target world tilt stint

by Nick Giongco The hunt for slots to the 2017 world championships in Germany begins in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where the Association of Boxing Alliances of…

Jeff Horn

Horn in the radar

Jeff Horn is now back as a candidate to face Manny Pacquiao in July in Australia, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum said from New…

Manny Pacquiao (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File) | Manila Bulletin

Pacquiao, Nietes honored

Elorde Hall of Fame honorees Manny Pacquiao and Donnie Nietes will be honored with an Award of Distinction while three boxers will share the highest…

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York. Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants attention more than he wants a fight. And, really, let's be truthful here. It wouldn't be much of a fight if Mayweather and Conor McGregor met in a boxing ring. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) | Manila Bulletin

Floyd wants McGregor

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says that when it comes to a possible big-money fight with Irish mixed martial arts…