MP promotions: More fights in Asia

first_imgTrump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao (R) fights Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFANKUALA LUMPUR—Manny Pacquiao said he will continue “giving back” to the sport he loves the most, and he’s going to start in Asia.Pacquiao donated the boxing equipment used in all the bouts in the “Fight of Champions” card for his promotion here Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? View comments MOST READ LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWscenter_img Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony PLAY LIST 00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:47PH’s Charly Suarez boxing lightweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names “I talked to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, and I told him that I would like to support and promote boxing here in Malaysia,” said Pacquiao, who dethroned Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse in their WBA welterweight bout.According to Pacquiao, professional boxing in Asia lags far behind compared to the United States and Latin America.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“The fight was held here because my plan is promote boxing in Asia, to have Asian people watch more big fights live,” said Pacquiao. “I look forward to having and promoting more fights here.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Pacquiao unites heads of state Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more