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LOMACHENKO SAYS HE'D BE 'PROUD' TO FIGHT PACQUAO
[RELATED NOV 26: Lomachenko forces Walters to quit, defends title]


NOVEMBER 28 -Manny Pacquiao and Vasyl Lomachenko | AP A showdown with Manny Pacquiao is something Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko would be very proud of. After a virtuoso performance against Nicholas Walters on Sunday to defend his WBO super featherweight title, there is interest in pitting Lomachenko against Pacquiao. And the 28-year-old spitfire boxer is very much welcome to it, according to a boxingscene.com report by Keith Idec. “I very much respect Manny Pacquiao,” said Lomachenko, who forced Walters to quit on his stool at the end of the seventh round, as the Jamaican was unable to match the champion’s speed and overall skill. READ MORE...RELATED, Lomachenko forces Walters to quit, defends title...

ALSO: Pacquiao says Mayweather rematch still a possibility


NOVEMEBR 26 -PACQUIAO JOKES --'MAYWEATHER IN MY COAT POCKET'
Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao has left the door open on the possibility of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather if the American ever comes out of retirement. Mayweather, now 39, beat Pacquiao by unanimous decision in May 2015 and announced his retirement four months later with a 49-0 record. "If he comes back into boxing there is a possibility, but right now we are not talking or discussing about that," Pacquiao told Kyodo news agency on a visit to Japan on Saturday. The 37-year-old ended his own brief retirement earlier this month by taking the WBO welterweight title off American Jessie Vargas in a unanimous points decision. READ MORE...

ALSO LOOK: Mayweather again flaunts $100M check from Pacquiao fight


NOVEMEBR 29 -ON his Instagram post Floyd writes: Gotta love these backseat drivers so worried about another man's legacy instead of trying to write their own. Ultimately, I will always have the last laugh. This is just one of my many checks, a cool $100,000,000.00 that I still have every dime of. Y'all still have to work however, I'm happily retired. At the end of the day, it's them Benjamin Franklins that matter to me, so the jokes on you. I've made smart investments, sorry for those who thought that I couldn't read, write, or count. Y'all call them watches, I call them time pieces. Y'all call them boats, I call them yachts. Y'all call them houses, I call them mansions. Y'all charter jets and we own jets. #TMT 226.1k likes 15.6k comments READ FULL REPORT BELOW...

ALSO: WATCH VIDEO -Senator Manny Pacquiao On Death Penalty Interpellated ----PACQUIAO VS PANGILINAN.....


Senator Manny Pacquiao On Death Penalty Interpellated By His Fellow Senators WATCH VIDEOS, READ MORE...


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Lomachenko says he'd be 'proud' to fight


Manny Pacquiao and Vasyl Lomachenko | AP

MANILA, DECEMBER 5, 2016 (PHILSTAR) By Dino Maragay November 28, 2016 - A showdown with Manny Pacquiao is something Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko would be very proud of.

After a virtuoso performance against Nicholas Walters on Sunday to defend his WBO super featherweight title, there is interest in pitting Lomachenko against Pacquiao.

And the 28-year-old spitfire boxer is very much welcome to it, according to a boxingscene.com report by Keith Idec.

“I very much respect Manny Pacquiao,” said Lomachenko, who forced Walters to quit on his stool at the end of the seventh round, as the Jamaican was unable to match the champion’s speed and overall skill.

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The win affirmed Lomachenko’s reputation as one of the best fighters on the planet. More importantly, it could pave the way for a huge clash with Pacquiao.

“I like Manny Pacquiao and I would be very proud if somebody would give me that opportunity, to fight Manny Pacquiao,” added Lomachenko.

Pacquiao, however, campaigns at the welterweight division, and has recently regained the WBO welterweight championship by dethroning Jessie Vargas last November 6.

But the Filipino icon’s best fighting weight is believed to be between 135 and 140 pounds (lightweight and super lightweight, respectively), meaning a fight with Lomachenko would most likely be held at a catchweight.

Lomachenko, for his part, said he won’t fight beyond lightweight.

“Probably 135 [would be] the max because right now I came in the ring at 136 pounds,” he said.

Top Rank Inc. chief Bob Arum, meanwhile, said he is mulling to arrange a Pacquiao-Lomachenko fight late next year.

ESPN.com’s Dan Rafael tweeted that Arum plans to stage three bouts for Lomachenko in 2017, with the Pacquiao showdown as the highlight.

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Lomachenko forces Walters to quit, defends title (Associated Press) | Updated November 27, 2016 - 2:19pm 12 0 googleplus0 0

Vasyl Lomachenko, left, of Ukraine, hits Nicholas Walters, of Jamaica, during a WBO junior lightweight title boxing match Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in Las Vegas. | AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS — Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defended his WBO junior lightweight title, winning when Nicholas Walters was unable to continue after seven rounds Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan (Sunday Manila time).

Lomachenko, the 28-year-old Ukrainian star who won two Olympic gold medals, improved to 7-1. Lomachenko dropped to 26-1-1.

"My goal is to be the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world," Lomachenko said.

Lomachenko had his best round of the fight in the seventh, landing multiple power shots, including a hard shot to the temple that ultimately led Walters to stop fighting.

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"He's a good fighter, really strong," Lomachenko said. "But he stood there and made it easy for me, then in the end he just quit."

The pace quickened in the third, with Lomachenko leading the action and Walters looking to counter. Lomachenko landed a hard straight left, the best punch of the fight up until that point and began to establish himself as the aggressor by the end of the fourth.

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Walters battled back in the fifth landing a few power shots, only to be matched by Lomachenko combination for combination.

"He's a great fighter," Walters said. "He's very fast, a great puncher. He caught me with a hard shot to the temple."

Lomachenko began to take control in the sixth, displaying superior technical skills and controlling the ring. By the end of the seventh, Lomachenko had the fans on their feet as he looked to finish the fight, landing a number of powerful combinations.

Walters survived the flurry and appeared fine as the round ended and he headed back to his corner. However, between rounds, Walters' corner informed the referee that he was unable to continue and the fight was stopped and ruled a TKO for Lomachenko.

Lomachenko captured his first word title, the IBF featherweight crown, in just his third fight. That tied a record for the fewest fights needed to win a championship. He defended the belt three times before winning the junior lightweight title, earning his second title in as many weight classes.


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Pacquiao says Mayweather rematch still a possibility Published November 26, 2016


PACQUIAO JOKES --'MAYWEATHER IN MY COAT POCKET'

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao has left the door open on the possibility of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather if the American ever comes out of retirement.

Mayweather, now 39, beat Pacquiao by unanimous decision in May 2015 and announced his retirement four months later with a 49-0 record.

"If he comes back into boxing there is a possibility, but right now we are not talking or discussing about that," Pacquiao told Kyodo news agency on a visit to Japan on Saturday.

The 37-year-old ended his own brief retirement earlier this month by taking the WBO welterweight title off American Jessie Vargas in a unanimous points decision.

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"I don't know when my career will end," the southpaw added.

"I realised I felt lonely inside because ... I am no longer active in the sport of boxing. I asked myself if I can still fight, and I decided to come back and continue the journey of my career."

Discussions about Pacquiao's next fight have been put on the backburner for the time being while he focuses on his career in politics.

The former eight-division world champion served as a congressman before being elected to the Philippines senate in May.

"Actually, we are not talking about or discussing about my next fight because I am so busy working in the office as a senator," he said. "That's my focus right now. —Reuters


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LOOK: Mayweather again flaunts $100M check from Pacquiao fight By Dino Maragay (philstar.com) | Updated November 29, 2016 - 4:05pm 14 2578 googleplus2 1


Floyd Mayweather's $100 million check, a partial payment from the Manny Pacquiao fight, a photo of which he recently posted on his Instagram account.

MANILA, Philippines – Floyd Mayweather Jr. again reminded the public why he fondly calls himself “Money.”

The retired Mayweather took to Instagram to post a photo of a Bank of America check dated May 2, 2015, which he received as partial payment after his megabuck showdown with Manny Pacquiao last year.

The amount? A whopping $100 million (around Php4.9 billion).

Mayweather first brandished the check before reporters at a press conference after he defeated Pacquiao via unanimous decision in Las Vegas in May 2015.

Mayweather earned at least $220 million in the fight, which went down in history as the richest boxing match ever. It generated over $400 million in revenue and sold a record 4.6 million pay-per-view units.

Pacquiao, for his part, took home at least $150 million. And with the huge purses the two superstars earned fighting each other, a rematch seems to be a logical choice financially.

Mayweather recently showed up ringside at Pacquiao’s fight against Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas last November 6, stirring talks that the two are headed for another clash.

The Filipino, for his part, added fuel to the fire when he recently sported a coat featuring pictures of him and Mayweather inside.

ON his Instagram post Floyd writes:
Gotta love these backseat drivers so worried about another man's legacy instead of trying to write their own. Ultimately, I will always have the last laugh. This is just one of my many checks, a cool $100,000,000.00 that I still have every dime of. Y'all still have to work however, I'm happily retired. At the end of the day, it's them Benjamin Franklins that matter to me, so the jokes on you. I've made smart investments, sorry for those who thought that I couldn't read, write, or count. Y'all call them watches, I call them time pieces. Y'all call them boats, I call them yachts. Y'all call them houses, I call them mansions. Y'all charter jets and we own jets. #TMT 226.1k likes 15.6k comments


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Senator Manny Pacquiao On Death Penalty Interpellated By His Fellow Senators

Sen. Kiko Pangilinan VS Manny Pacquiao Death Penalty Argument

Death Penalty Argument Pacquiao knocks out Lelia de Lima in the Senate: Manny Pacquiao Death Penalty Is Lawful, Moral, & Sanction G overnmental Action Priviledge S Sen. Manny Pacquiao VS. Sen. Leila de Lima Debate about Death Penalty @ Senate of the Phil On Death Penalty Senator Manny Pacquiao Interpellated By Joel Villanueva FULL VIDEO: Senator Manny Pacquiao Privilege Speech his desire to Implement the Death Penalty SEN.Gringo Honasan Vs Sen.Manny Pacquiao on DEATH PENALTY : Ayaw Ko Nyan!!! Senator Manny Pacquiao On Death Penalty Interpellated By His Fellow Senators

VIDEO DE LIMA INTERPELLATES PACQUIAO ON DEATH PENALTY

CLICK HERE >> https://youtu.be/88ghZGuT1a4?t=18
Senator Leila De Lima interpellates Senator Manny Pacquiao on the Death Penalty issue; updated 08 Aug 2016; published 08 Aug 2016 Senator Leila De Lima interpellates Senator Manny Pacquiao on the Death Penalty issue

Pacquiao knocks out Lelia de Lima in the Senate; updated 09 Aug 2016; published 09 Aug 2016 Pacquiao knocks out Lelia de Lima in the Senate ----

SENATOR SOTTO INTERJECTED DE LIMA FOR OBVIOUSLY TRYING TO OVERPOWER PAQUIAO WITH HER SUPRIOR MODE OF QUESTIONING....SOTTO SUGGESTED THIS MODE OF DISCUSSION SHOULD RATHER BE DONE WITHIN HER SENATE COMMITTEE......

Manny Pacquiao: Death Penalty Is Lawful, Moral, & Sanction Governmental Action Priviledge S; updated 20 Aug 2016; published 20 Aug 2016 Manny Pacquiao Death Penalty Is Lawful, Moral, & Sanction Governmental Action Priviledge S

VIDEO HONASAN VS PACQUIAO
CLICK HERE >> https://youtu.be/aoF00sm6Qe8?t=10

SEN.Gringo Honasan Vs Sen.Manny Pacquiao on DEATH PENALTY : Ayaw Ko Nyan!!!; updated 09 Aug 2016; published 09 Aug 2016 SEN.Gringo Honasan Vs Sen.Manny Pacquiao on DEATH PENALTY : Ayaw Ko Nyan!!!
HONASAN ASKED WHICH ONE IS PACQUIAO MORE EXCITED...HIS LAST FIGHT OR HIS FIRST PRIVILEGE SPEECH ON DEATH PENALTY. SERIOUS NOTE: ANSWERS TO INTERPELLATIONS SHOULD BR MORE ON SIMPLE YES OR NO.

Manny Pacquiao Interpellated by Tito Sotto On Death Penalty 
CLICK HERE >> https://youtu.be/KGnlV5RPeIQ?t=74


SOTTO ASKED PACQUIAO WHAT FORM OF DEATH PENALTY HE HAS IN MIND. PACQUIAO SITES THE BIBLE. AT FIRST MANNY SAID HINDI PA TIME TO DECIDE THAT BUT SOTTO PERSISTED AND ASKED MANNY AGAIN. MANNY SAID MAYBE BY  'HANGING' ---"SISIPAIN LANG PO. TUTUMBA NA YONG SILYA". (LAUGHTER)

REQUESTED BY SOTTO: PACQUIAO READ Rom 13:1-14 (NET) 13:1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except by God’s appointment, and the authorities that exist have been instituted by God.

2 So the person who resists such authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will incur judgment

3 (for rulers cause no fear for good conduct but for bad). Do you desire not to fear authority? Do good and you will receive its commendation,

4 for it is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be in fear, for it does not bear the sword in vain. It is God’s servant to administer retribution on the wrongdoer.

5 Therefore it is necessary to be in subjection, not only because of the wrath of the authorities but also because of your conscience.

6 For this reason you also pay taxes, for the authorities are God’s servants devoted to governing.

7 Pay everyone what is owed: taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, honor to whom honor is due.

8 Owe no one anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

9 For the commandments, “Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not covet,” (and if there is any other commandment) are summed up in this, “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

10 Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

11 And do this because we know the time, that it is already the hour for us to awake from sleep, for our salvation is now nearer than when we became believers.

12 The night has advanced toward dawn; the day is near. So then we must lay aside the works of darkness, and put on the weapons of light.

13 Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.

14 Instead, put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh to arouse its desires.

HERE IS VIDEO LINK ON PACQUIAO'S PRIVILEGE SPEECH IN THE SENATE
https://youtu.be/kAiKSvwjygI?t=4

FROM ABS-CBN

''Death penalty is a lawful, moral, and a sanctioned governmental action,'' he said.


DEVOUT CHRISTIAN WANTS CAPITAL
PUNISHMENT AGAINST CRIMINALS

MANILA (UPDATE) – Neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao on Monday defended anew his support for the reinstatement of death penalty, saying it is ''lawful and moral.''

Pacquiao's statement backs President Rodrigo Duterte's push to revive the death penalty in the Philippines, which was suspended by former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and was also opposed by her successor, Benigno Aquino III.

In his first privilege speech, Pacquiao, a born-again Christian, cited no less than the bible as his basis for saying that death penalty is justifiable.

''Death penalty is a lawful, moral, and a sanctioned governmental action,'' he said.

''Having read the bible on a regular basis, I'm convinced that God is not just a God of mercy, but he is also a God of justice," he said.

Pacquiao said the drug menace is destroying the country, with many families getting broken and many innocent civilians falling prey to drug-dependent criminals.

''Walang pinipiling mabibiktima ang ilegal na droga. Even innocent civilians can be an unwitting victim once an addict goes out and wreak havoc,'' he said.

''God is allowing the death penalty, [yet] we are opposing the death penalty. Are we greater than God?"
Pacquiao said he has yet to make up his mind about which form of execution would be best.

''Nananaig po ang hanging o firing squad. Sisipain lang po ang upuan eh,'' Pacquiao said when pressed for his choice by Senator Vicente Sotto III.

Pacquiao said he has so far filed Senate Bill 185 which seeks to impose death penalty and increased penalties on certain heinous crimes involving dangerous drugs. WATCH VIDEO LINK ABOVE FOR THE FULL SPEECH "Manny Pacquiao -Death Penalty Is Lawful, Moral, & Sanction Governmental Action-Priviledge Speech".

WATCH VIDEO

Sen. Kiko Pangilinan VS Manny Pacquiao Death Penalty Argument

 
https://youtu.be/lnH2zY3H-9c?t=256


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